Category: Americas

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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Brazil receives 6,588,770 international tourists in 2017

The tourism industry is one of the major economic generators for Brazil and in 2017 Brazil welcomed 6,588,770 international tourists, beating the records of 2016 with 6,546,696 tourists and 6,429,852 tourists in 2014. The increase in Brazil tourism last year can be mostly attributed to visitors from Brazil’s South American neighbours. In 2017, the number […]

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Aquatica Orlando completes 10 years; voted Best Orlando Water Park

Aquatica, SeaWorld’s Waterpark in Orlando celebrated 10 years of providing extreme and serene watery fun to Orlando visitors and residents. The park was also recently voted “Best Water Park” by Orlando Sentinel readers in the publication’s annual Best Bets reader’s choice awards in 2017. The park, which opened on March 1, 2008, quickly became a […]

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Anaheim welcomes more than 24 million visitors in 2017

Celebrates fifth record-setting year Visit Anaheim, the official destination organisation for Anaheim, announced that the destination welcomed 24.2 million tourists in 2017 (Source: CIC Research Inc.). This year marks the fifth record-setting year in a row for visitation to the Southern California destination. Preliminary reports show that more than 1 million extra visitors, equaling a […]

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Brand USA’s new website provides one-stop platform for the travel trade

              Brand USA recently launched a new travel trade website – VisitTheUSA.com/TravelTrade – to provide international travel industry professionals with a comprehensive, one-stop platform to help better sell travel opportunities to the United States. The nation’s destination marketing organisation created the new online platform for the international travel trade […]

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Los Angeles World Airports reveal new digital presence

Los Angeles World Airports (LAWA) announced the launch of its new digital presence with three distinct websites – FlyLAX.com, iFlyVNY.com and LAWA.org. The three sites replace the previous version of LAWA.org. The new clean and easy-to-navigate sites allow for enhanced content and improved search functionality on all the devices. The LAX passenger-facing website www.FlyLAX.com provides […]

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Los Angeles World Airports reveal new digital presence

                Los Angeles World Airports (LAWA) announced the launch of its new digital presence with three distinct websites – FlyLAX.com, iFlyVNY.com and LAWA.org. The three sites replace the previous version of LAWA.org. The new clean and easy-to-navigate sites allow for enhanced content and improved search functionality on all […]

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Tribute Portfolio debuts In New York with The Wick Hotel

                  Tribute Portfolio, part of Marriott International, announced its arrival in Hudson, New York with the opening of The Wick Hotel at 41 Cross Street. The original building was constructed in the mid-nineteenth century as a candle and soap manufacturing facility, before undergoing a meticulous transformation into a […]

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