Category: Americas

Destination DC holds its first India Sales and Media mission

Destination DC, the official destination marketing organisation for Washington DC held its maiden India Sales and Media Mission in Mumbai on April 1 at Air India Auditorium. The show was taken to Ahmedabad, followed by Delhi in the first week of April. The DMO’s premiere visit comes in recognition of India being Washington DC’s fourth-largest […]

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Los Angeles Tourism partners with Sonam Kapoor in new campaign

Los Angeles is no stranger to star power, so when it came time to showcase the city’s thriving arts and culture, culinary, sports and hotel scenes to Indian travellers, Los Angeles Tourism looked no further than one of India’s favourite couples, Sonam Kapoor and Anand Ahuja. The destination has featured the duo in its latest […]

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Hilton Washington DC National Mall to debut in the heart of D.C. this April

Hilton Washington DC National Mall will welcome visitors to the nation’s capital beginning April 1. The hotel is the latest expansion of the brand in Washington and is the product of a multi-year modernisation of an existing property at the top of historic L’Enfant Plaza. Located at the hub of public transit, the hotel adds […]

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Los Angeles Tourism unveils new look for discoverlosangeles.com

Following more than 12 months of planning, research and development, the Los Angeles Tourism & Convention Board unveiled its latest iteration of discoverlosangeles.com. Built by Los Angeles Tourism’s digital team, the mobile-first design ensures a faster response, enhanced search and better accessibility while featuring an editorial-led, visual storytelling focus that serves up the inspiration and […]

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Grand Palladium Costa Mujeres Resort & Spa and TRS Coral Hotel is now home to an official ‘Rafa Nadal Tennis Centre’

Palladium Hotel Group celebrated the official opening of its two new resorts, TRS Coral Hotel and Grand Palladium Costa Mujeres Resort & Spa, located in Costa Mujeres, north of Cancun, Mexico. The resorts house a one-of-a-kind ‘Rafa Nadal Tennis Centre’ that was officially inaugurated by the legendary tennis player Rafael Nadal himself alongside Abel Matutes, […]

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Explore Disney California Adventure Food & Wine Festival 2019 this April

The Disney California Adventure Food and Wine Festival returned to the Disneyland Resort in March. Featuring the flavours of the Golden State, the culinary celebration offers incredible food and beverage menus complimented with signature events. The festival will run until April 23. 14 Festival Marketplace kiosks can be explored to sample and sip the flavours […]

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Brazil waives entry visa requirements for U.S. citizens

The Brazilian Government recently announced that Brazil would allow visa-free entry for citizens of The United States, Canada, Australia and Japan, effective from June 17. Until then, the current e-visa will be required. Citizens of those countries wishing to visit Brazil will no longer need to apply or pay for a visa. They will be […]

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NYC & Company travels to India to highlight ‘2019: A Monumental Year’

NYC & Company led a media and tourism delegation to India from February 18-22 to present a new global initiative — ‘2019: A Monumental Year’ — spotlighting several iconic and large-scale openings and developments debuting in the city along with a historic anniversary that will make New York City a must-visit destination this year. The […]

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A record breaking year for Canada’s tourism sector

Destination Canada announced a second consecutive record-breaking year with 21.13 million travellers to Canada in 2018 according to Statistics Canada. 2018 was the best year for Canadian tourism on record, with arrivals reaching 21.13 million, breaking the 21 million mark for the first time ever. Tourism generates 745,300 jobs in communities across Canada and contributes […]

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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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