Category: Americas

Utah Office of Tourism joins Global Sustainable Tourism Council as a destination member

  The mission of the Utah Office of Tourism is “to elevate life in Utah through responsible tourism stewardship.” The Utah Office of Tourism’s key areas of focus include marketing and advertising, research, publications, information services, media relations, destination development, travel trade, scenic byways, and cooperative marketing programs. Red Emerald Strategic Plan:  “From The Mighty […]

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We’ve redesigned Washington.org to inspire international travellers and keep DC on top of their minds: President, Destination DC

Elliott Ferguson, President and CEO of Destination DC chats exclusively with Travel News Digest about keeping the spirit of tourism alive during a global pandemic and plans for tomorrow. What efforts did Destination DC take to keep its Indian travel trade partners engaged throughout the pandemic?   Through Indiva Marketing, DDC’s in-market representation, Destination DC has […]

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Utah Tourism Industry Association welcomes new executive director

The Utah Tourism Industry Association (UTIA) announced the appointment of Natalie Randall as its new executive director. Randall assumed her new role on January 19, 2021. UTIA is the umbrella organization and advocate for Utah’s visitor economy. UTIA works hand in hand with the Utah Office of Tourism, county destination marketing organizations, Ski Utah, and […]

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California-the craft beer heaven

With more than 1,000 breweries statewide, it’s safe to say that the craft beer movement in California is officially booming. From the state’s northernmost stands of coast redwoods, south to the sun-scorched Mojave Desert, the craft beer movement has reached every corner of the Golden State. The phenomenon didn’t happen overnight. Anchor Brewing (San Francisco) […]

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Washington, DC invites travel trade partners to enroll in a “DC Special Agent Academy”

  Washington, DC welcomes travel professionals to participate in a unique destination training programme. This programme will help agents to enhance the level of engagement and knowledge on the destination and classify themselves as certified “DC Special agents” The course contains a comprehensive set of tools needed to effectively sell DC, including ideas and support […]

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Beverly Hills allows businesses to temporarily expand their services

The City of Beverly Hills is allowing businesses to temporarily expand their services into adjacent outdoor areas such as alleyways and sidewalks through its #OpenBH program. Not only has this initiative greatly enhanced the al fresco dining experience in Beverly Hills, it has also allowed numerous hair and nail salons to continue operating and serving […]

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National Cherry Blossom Festival introduces the Spirit of Spring 5K Virtual Race

Spirit of Spring 5K Virtual Run/Walk Helps Fund Nation’s Greatest Celebration of Spring and Preservation of the National Mall’s Cherry Trees. The National Cherry Blossom Festival, one of the world’s greatest celebrations of spring, announced the inaugural Spirit of Spring 5K virtual run and walk, being held November 6-15. Proceeds from the Spirit of Spring […]

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Peru enters phase four and begins tourism reactivation

In November Machupicchu will begin to receive tourists under strict biosecurity measures. PROMPERÚ launches the ‘Volver’ awareness campaign to gradually reactivate tourism in Peru. Tourism is currently one of the most affected sectors and it represents the third largest economic activity in Peru, generating more than 1.4 million jobs. In this sense, and given the reduction […]

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What’s open in Santa Monica? Discover now

Summer in Santa Monica feels a bit different this year, but thanks to the camaraderie of our community, diversity of our local businesses and world-class coastal views, there’s still plenty to celebrate in Los Angeles’ beachside city. Whether you are visiting from afar or rediscovering the place you call home, enjoy these offers from businesses […]

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The Phillips reopens with new health and safety guidelines in place on October 15

The Phillips Collection will reopen its doors to the public on Thursday, October 15, with new safety measures in place in accordance with health guidelines and in response to the covid-19 pandemic. As a thank you for continued support, early access will be offered to members and community partners from October 8-11. Following communications from […]

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