Category: Americas

LAWA, Delta flags-off USD 1.86 billion project

Delta Air Lines and Los Angeles World Airports (LAWA) have formally kicked off the Delta Sky Way at LAX project — the USD 1.86 billion plan to modernise, upgrade and connect Terminals 2, 3, and the Tom Bradley International Terminal (Terminal B). Construction is expected to begin this fall. The project kick-off follows the Los […]

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Mexico witnesses 10.6 million travellers in the first quarter of 2018

Mexico welcomed more than 10.6 million international travellers in the first quarter of 2018 as compared to 9.4 million travellers in the same period previous year. The large number of international tourists helped Mexico to earn USD 6.217 billion in tourism revenue, an increase of 12.6% Y-o-Y. The tourism ministry of Mexico said in a […]

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Ohio breaks tourism records; hosts 219 million travellers

In 2017, Ohio welcomed more 219 million travellers from across the globe creating a new record in the travel industry. Meanwhile, in the year 2016 the state received 212 million travellers. The direct spending by the tourists rose from USD 1 billion to 35 billion. The tourism employment grew slightly along with the industry, 428,000 […]

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Avanti promotes new experiences of South America

As South America continues to welcome a solid number of visitors, holidaymaker Avanti Destinations is increasing its offerings in the region. Patagonia spanning Chile and Argentina is one of the hot selling tourism areas in the continent and its new offerings highlight the unique opportunities in the area. Avanti showcased new product and offerings of […]

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Orlando received record-setting 72 million travellers last year

According to tourism officials, Orlando in the state of Florida has welcomed a record-setting 72 million tourist last year. The 5% year-over-year increase in visitors was powered by domestic travellers which help Orlando to hold its title as the most visited destination in the United States. “The success in Orlando is great, not just for […]

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Alberta tourism to promote products in China

In order to strengthen tourism ties with China, Alberta’s tourism board recently announced their strategic plans for targeting the Chinese market as part of the China- Canada tourism year. The proposal outlined a comprehensive plan for marketing and publicity in China. It also highlighted the province’s commitment to enhancing bilateral relations with China. Speaking about […]

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Brazil to promote gay-friendly tourism

To promote Brazil as a gay-friendly tourist destination, Brazil’s Tourism Ministry recently signed an agreement with the Brazilian LGBT Trade and Commerce Chamber. With the help of the agreement, the Brazilian government aims to increase awareness of Brazil as a gay-friendly destination and also improve treatment of lesbians, gays, bisexuals and transgenders (LGBT). Vinicius Lummertz, […]

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Peru becomes one of the preferred outbound destinations for Indians

With record-breaking tourists arrivals from India, Peru is gaining momentum amongst the Indian travellers who are evolving in their tastes, and who are on the look-out for exclusive experiences. According to the statistics received from the Ministry of Foreign Trade and Tourism (MINCETUR) of Peru, in the first two months of the year 2018, the […]

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District developments galore at Destination DC

With USD 11.5 billion in development projects in progress in Washington DC, major openings and renovations continue to enliven the destination in 2018 and beyond. CityCenterDC, a 10-acre luxury mixed-use development is home to high-end shops and eateries. Phase two is expected to deliver in 2019 and includes 30,000 sq ft of additional retail space […]

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Three-city Brand USA sales mission to be held in September

Brand USA is preparing for its seventh annual sales mission to India which is set for September 23-28, this year aimed at influencing the Indian residents to choose the US as their next travel destination. It also seeks to educate the India travel trade based out of Mumbai, New Delhi and Bengaluru about the endless […]

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