Category: Americas

Brazil sees an increase in Chinese tourist arrivals

Brazil saw a 6% increase in tourist arrivals from China, which is about 61,000 in 2017. Chinese travellers are among the largest to travel around the world and are also the highest spenders with USD 258 billion last year. Last year, Brazil received about 6,588,770 international visitors in total, which is 6% higher than tourist […]

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NYC & Company launches three new winter programmes

NYC & Company launched NYC Winter Outing, a programme created to inspire out-of-town visitors to plan overnight trips to NYC from January 21 through February 10, 2019. NYC & Company will launch its three signature programmes simultaneously for the first time ever – NYC Broadway Week, NYC Restaurant Week and NYC Must-See Week on January […]

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Mexico witnesses 6.9% increase in tourist arrivals; expects 45 million tourists in 2019

Mexico tourism saw an increase of 6.9% in international tourists arrivals from the period January to September 2018, as compared to the same period in 2017, as per Hector Flores Santana, CEO, Mexico Tourism Board (MTB). Tourism revenue increased by 4.5% as compared to last year with USD 16.6 billion. Santana said that the tourism […]

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Disgusting Food Museum comes to Los Angeles

The Disgusting Food Museum, featuring the most provocative foods from around the world, will open its doors in Los Angeles for visitors to see, smell, and even taste international foods. The Disgusting Food Museum is not just an exhibit, but a celebration of food from around the world highlighting how different cultures may or may not […]

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Beverly Hills wins the title of ‘Luxury Destination of the Year – USA’

Beverly Hills has won the prestigious ‘Luxury Destination of the Year – USA’ as part of this year’s Luxury Travel Guide (LTG) Americas Awards 2018. The LTG Americas Awards program recognises consistent performance in the luxury travel and hospitality industry. Nominees are put forward by industry experts, readers and satisfied customers. The in-house professionals and […]

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Hilton sets foot in Guadalajara with its second property

Hilton announces the opening of Hilton Guadalajara Midtown, the Hilton Hotels & Resorts brand’s second hotel in Guadalajara and eighth property in Mexico. This opening is also a celebrated addition to Hilton’s expanding portfolio in the country, where the company has more than 60 hotels across seven brands welcoming travellers. Situated in the heart of […]

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NYC & Company unveils brand new campaign to promote destination

NYC & Company unveiled its refreshed digital-first global tourism campaign ‘Famous Original New York City.’ The campaign intends to reach travellers around the world, celebrating the personal ways NYC can be experienced. Original in-house creative along with supporting video, photo galleries, editorial and social content is pegged to distinct newly curated travel ‘affinities’ – Secret […]

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Peru promotes adventure tourism

With an aim to promote adventure tourism, PromPeru will host small groups on different tours in the Ancash and Chachapoyas regions, over the course of the 9-10-day event. PromPeru is a member of the global Adventure Travel Trade Association organisation. “We are really following the wider changes in consumer demands, as more people look for […]

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Visit California and Air New Zealand sign MoU to promote tourism

In a bid to promote travel in California, Air New Zealand and tourism board of California, Visit California have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU). Under the MoU, Air New Zealand and Visit California will undertake several joint promotional and marketing activities to lure travellers over the next two years. Cam Wallace, Chief Revenue Officer, […]

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Harry Potter: A History of Magic exhibition opens at the New York Historical Society

Harry Potter: A History of Magic, the British Library’s most successful exhibition, has opened at the New-York Historical Society. Celebrating the 20th anniversary of the U.S. publication of Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone, the New York exhibition explores the traditions of folklore and magic at the heart of the Harry Potter stories and showcases […]

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