Empowering local economies through Tourism

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EU Approves Tourism for Vaxed Travelers

Smart Meetings

Greece, with its heavy reliance on tourism , has already lifted restrictions for the United States, Britain, Israel and other non-EU countries. The post EU Approves Tourism for Vaxed Travelers appeared first on Smart Meetings.

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How can blockchain technology improve the travel and tourism industry?

Oveit

According to robust data, the travel and tourism industry is the second-fastest-growing sector in the world, after manufacturing. The World Travel and Tourism […]. The post How can blockchain technology improve the travel and tourism industry?

Louisville Tourism Meeting Profs Share Trends, Secret to Meaningful Experiences

Smart Meetings

Smart Meetings caught up with Lauren Johnson, senior sales manager, and Courtney Pickett, convention sales manager, of Louisville Tourism to share meeting trends and find out the special ingredient for creating memorable experiences for groups large and small.

Discover Galena Country Tourism

Unique Venues

Discover Galena Country Tourism. While Galena Country Tourism can host events up to 400 through their mix of 50 various meeting and event spaces, the more intimate meetings and retreats of 10-30 people is where the region truly shines with its micro events and original experiences.

Tourism in Barcelona the impact of events

Gallus Events

Barcelona is anything but happy with the continued rise in tourism and I wondered, what role do event planners play? Barcelona is Europe’s third most popular destination city, with tourism, in part driven by congresses and other business events. The tourism industry relies on planners bringing their events to the city. Tourism in Barcelona is driven by the number of large international congresses. Ethics Tourism

8 #Hoteltech Trends Disrupting Hospitality and Tourism

EventMB

Here we look at 8 hoteltech trends currently disrupting hospitality and tourism. The post 8 #Hoteltech Trends Disrupting Hospitality and Tourism by EventMB Team appeared first on [link]. Room service? There’s an app for that. Consumer demands are changing and hoteltech is responding. For many years, the process of booking into a hotel and accessing its benefits during a stay has remained largely unchanged. Although room and resource booking have been […].

Green Tourism launches ground-breaking partnership with Visit Belfast and Belfast City Council to help local tourism sector recover and put sustainability high on the agenda

Event Industry News

Green Tourism has launched a ground-breaking partnership with Visit Belfast and Belfast City Council to rapidly advance sustainability within the city’s tourism sector and help the local sector recover from the challenges of Covid-19.

Hong Kong Tourism Board resumes market promotions to attract visitors

Event Industry News

Looking ahead, COVID-19 has transformed the global tourism landscape, resulting in a new normal for the industry. The HKTB will take the opportunity to review Hong Kong’s tourism positioning and will continue to seek to attract high-yield visitors.

Cashless payments and loyalty programs in hospitality & tourism

Oveit

The post Cashless payments and loyalty programs in hospitality & tourism appeared first on Oveit.com. Access management Bussiness Oveit Features cashless payments hospitality hotels local businesses loyalty resorts tourismIt is already known for quite some time that cash is not a preferred way of paying for goods and services nowadays. More […].

Lancashire Cricket and Emirates Old Trafford Chief Executive joins Minister for Sport and Tourism for key discussion on the future of Greater Manchester’s tourism sector

Event Industry News

Lancashire Cricket and Emirates Old Trafford Chief Executive, Daniel Gidney, was proud to represent the Club in a special event to mark English Tourism Week this week.

Creative minds and businesses collaborate to champion Culture and Tourism in Plymouth

Event Industry News

The Culture and Tourism industry in Plymouth accounts for nearly £70 million of economic output per year, with a vast 365 businesses in the city classed as arts, entertainment and recreation.

Accessible tourism conference comes to South Yorkshire

Event Industry News

A tourism conference will take place in the Dearne Valley next month to discuss the opportunities for improving access for disabled people. The one-day ‘Dearne Valley Access Exchange’ conference will bring experts together from the tourism industry across the UK to discuss the opportunities for enhanced accessibility in the area. If you own a cafe, pub, accommodation or attraction and work in tourism, leisure or hospitality then this is for you.

Millennial Event Tourism – The Stats

Eventbrite UK

Exciting new research commissioned by Eventbrite looks at the millennial approach to event tourism. The post Millennial Event Tourism – The Stats appeared first on Eventbrite UK Blog. April Event Management Event Marketing Event Planning Event Trends Festival Infographic Leadership / Management Marketing Operations / Logistics Owner Promoter Sales Ticket Sales Event tourism Millennials

Green Tourism helps businesses meet demand for environmentally friendly venues with launch of Green Meetings Standard

Event Industry News

Green Tourism, the world’s leading sustainable certification programme, is giving event venues the tools that they need for a sustainable recovery from the pandemic with the launch today of its Green Meetings Standard.

Despacito Hitmaker Luis Fonsi Named Face of Puerto Rico Tourism

SmartMeetings

Photo credit: The Puerto Rico Tourism Board. Now, Luis Fonsi is telling you “how they do it down in Puerto Rico” as the face of Puerto Rico Tourism Company’s international tourism campaign. Ricky Martin has appeared in previous ad campaigns to promote Puerto Rico tourism. The post Despacito Hitmaker Luis Fonsi Named Face of Puerto Rico Tourism appeared first on Smart Meetings. Labor Day weekend marks the un-official end of summer.

Trend Report: Tourism Brings Storytelling to Life

SmartMeetings

The winners of the United Nations World Tourism Organization’s annual video competition are examples of compelling storytelling at its finest. The post Trend Report: Tourism Brings Storytelling to Life appeared first on Smart Meetings. Meeting Planning activities advertising africa business career chile commercials contest egypt extreme foodie greece hiking indonesia International marketing outdoor snorkeling tour Tourism tunisia un valuable Videos youtube

Is Cannabis Tourism the Next Big Thing

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Five or 10 years ago, the term “cannabis tourism” was virtually nonexistent. Few know that better than Michael Gordon, owner of Seattle-based travel company Kush Tourism. After spending years working for adventure sports publications under the GrindMedia umbrella (Canoe & Kayak and POWDER magazines), Gordon left the publishing industry and connected with his current business partner, Chase Nobles, to found Kush Tourism in 2013.

3 Major Challenges Facing Travel and Tourism

PCMA Convene

Guevara Manzo highlighted WTTC members’ greatest concerns for the travel and tourism sector, based on a recent survey: 1. Travel and tourism has great potential for growth, with potential for millions of jobs to be created in G20 countries,” the report on the forum summarized, “if industry organizations work collectively with governments to minimize repetitive identity and document checking” Manzo cited an increased use of biometrics as a potential solution to this issue.

Tourism Cares Sets a Vision to Unite and Inspire

Exhibitor Magazine

Norwood, MA  As travel begins its recovery from the global pandemic, Tourism Cares, a 501(c)3 nonprofit, unveiled a new vision to a more sustainable. Associations/Press

Virginia Tourism Launches LGBT Campaign

SmartMeetings

The new LGBT campaign is being launched by Virginia Tourism Corporation as part of recommendations offered by Governor Terry McAuliffe’s LGBT Tourism Task Force. “We are thrilled to offer this new resource for the LGBT community, their friends and their families to help them plan the perfect vacation in Virginia,” said Rita McClenny, president and CEO of Virginia Tourism Corporation. The post Virginia Tourism Launches LGBT Campaign appeared first on Smart Meetings.

Reno Tahoe Experiencing Near Pre-Pandemic Tourism Levels

Exhibitor Magazine

The Reno-Sparks Convention and Visitors Authority (RSCVA) released transient lodging and room tax statistics suggesting that tourism in W. RENO, Nev.  Venues and Destinations

Events Industry Board Holds Online Leaders Panel With Tourism Minister

Event Industry News

Over twenty CEOs from many of the UK’s leading destinations, event venues and creative agencies met online last week as part of the UK Events Industry Board’s Leaders Panel to discuss the government’s support for the UK’s £70bn business events sector with Minister for Sport, Tourism and Heritage, Nigel Huddleston MP.

Global Tourism Industry Continues Robust Growth

PCMA Convene

The robust growth was experienced in all world regions, fueled by solid demand from major source markets, according to the UNWTO World Tourism Barometer report. travelpulse.com. TravelPulse ). Read More. Industry Trends News Junkie

Medical Meetings Propel Philadelphia Tourism

SmartMeetings

A direct beneficiary of this activity has been the medical meetings industry , helping propel hospitality and tourism to Philadelphia’s third largest industry. The post Medical Meetings Propel Philadelphia Tourism appeared first on Smart Meetings. Philadelphia’s legacy of innovation is 250 years in the making, especially when it comes to the life sciences. We are home to America’s first hospital and its oldest and largest urban research park.

Dennie O’Connor on How to Be a Tourism Superstar

Connect Your Meetings

Bermudian entrepreneur Dennie O’Connor was recently named the 2019 International Certified Tourism Ambassador of the Year. For more than 25 years, Dennie O’Connor has exemplified what Bermuda hospitality is all about,” says Karla Lacey, CTA, chief operating officer of the Bermuda Tourism Authority. We asked O’Connor his thoughts on what it takes to be a great tourism ambassador.

Puerto Rico's Brad Dean Named State Tourism Director of the Year

Exhibitor Magazine

LOS ANGELES  Brad Dean, Chief Executive Officer of Discover Puerto Rico, has been named national State Tourism Director of the Year for 2021, marking. Awards

Indigenous Tourism Association of Canada (ITAC) Receives $2 million in Funding from Destination Canada

Exhibitor Magazine

COAST SALISH TERRITORY (Vancouver, BC)  As part of a long-term partnership, the Indigenous Tourism Association of Canada (ITAC) is excited to announc. Venues and Destinations

Seattle Southside Regional Tourism Authority Appoints Mark Everton as President And CEO

Exhibitor Magazine

SEATTLE  The Seattle Southside Regional Tourism Authority (RTA), the official destination marketing organization for Seattle Southside, including the. People

Seattle Southside Regional Tourism Authority Hires Jeff Powell as Communications Manager

Exhibitor Magazine

SEATTLE  Seattle Southside Regional Tourism Authority (RTA), the official. destination marketing organization for Seattle Southside, including the c. People

Tourism Decline: Spillover Effect on Meetings?

PCMA Convene

pcma.org. A new report reveals that the United States is losing appeal for international tourists, which raises the question of how the country is perceived among international delegates. pcma ). Read More. Industry Trends News Junkie

How Houston Smashed Tourism Records in 2016

SmartMeetings

In 2015, Visit Houston announced an ambitious initiative to boost tourism to the region. The post How Houston Smashed Tourism Records in 2016 appeared first on Smart Meetings. Marriott Marquis Houston’s lazy river. Boosted by hosting Super Bowl LI and several other factors, Houston welcomed 20.5 million visitors during 2016. The city’s 17.3 million domestic travelers and 3.2 million international visitors helped support 140,000 jobs and contributed $16.5

San Francisco Sets 2016 Tourism Records

SmartMeetings

No doubt bolstered by the Super Bowl, which took place in the Bay Area last February, San Francisco achieved 2016 tourism records for the seventh consecutive year, according to San Francisco Travel. million day visitors, setting 2016 tourism records with increases at 2.3 San Francisco continues to be a major international destination and established 2016 tourism records in several categories. percent for 2016 tourism records. Moscone Center.

Hong Kong Tourism Board strengthens support for MICE in response to new industry norms after pandemic

Event Industry News

Hong Kong Tourism Board (HKTB) held an online MICE Tourism Update attended by around 740 industry partners on 25th May 2020 (Monday) to introduce a multi-pronged recovery plan for the Meetings, Incentives, Conventions, and Exhibitions (MICE) industry.

Qatar Tourism and The Geneva International Motor Show Establish Partnership to Create New Qatar Geneva International Motor Show

Exhibitor Magazine

DOHA, QATAR - Qatar Tourism and The Geneva International Motor Show (GIMS) announced today a partnership during a press conference held at Doha Exhib. International

How Paragon Events Reinvented the Global Tourism Summit

Cvent

In 2018, the Events team at Paragon Events took over the newly rebranded Global Tourism Summit from a previous organization. The post How Paragon Events Reinvented the Global Tourism Summit appeared first on Cvent Blog. With a complete revamp of the summit in mind, they needed a strategic rollout plan to increase attendance by at least 33%. “When we took over, they were using multi-products on a different platform,” explains Manager of Meetings and Events Katherine Stokoe. “We

Cheltenham launches new initiative to capitalise on £8billion business tourism market

Event Industry News

Cheltenham has today launched a new initiative to support the recovery and growth of the town’s vital and highly valuable business tourism market. Business tourism contributed more than £8billion to the UK economy in 2018.

Just So Festival receives award for Sustainable Tourism

Event Industry News

Cheshire’s Just So Festival has been awarded the ‘Sustainable Tourism’ Award at the 14 th annual Marketing Cheshire Tourism Awards. At the 2016 event the festival received a ‘Tourism Experience of the Year’ award. The post Just So Festival receives award for Sustainable Tourism appeared first on Event Industry News. The winners were announced last Thursday (September 13th) in an awards ceremony at Chester’s Carden Park Hotel.

Indigenous Tourism BC Launches Virtual Workshops in Celebration of National Indigenous History Month and Peoples Day

Exhibitor Magazine

Coast Salish Territories / Vancouver, BC - Indigenous Tourism BC (ITBC) is thrilled to host a series of free virtual workshops celebrating National In. Venues and Destinations

California’s Tourism Industry Unites in Wake of Wildfires

PCMA Convene

With the devastating California wildfires largely contained, the state’s tourism industry is coming together to support those who were impacted. travelpulse.com. TravelPulse ). Read More. Places & Spaces News Junkie