Canadian Association Announces Partnership with Tourism Cares

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Canadian Association of Tour Operators (CATO) recently publicized a partnership with Tourism Cares , a non-profit organization focused on sustainability in travel and tourism. Read More: Start IPW 2022 with a Green Bang: Tourism Cares Pledges $10,000 to IDEAS for Us.

Cannabis Tourism Industry Developing More Appeal

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While cannabis-related tourism is on the rise, Visit Mendocino County is looking to further tap into this growing market. Forbes estimates cannabis tourism is a $1.7 The post Cannabis Tourism Industry Developing More Appeal appeared first on Smart Meetings.

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Cannabis Tourism Industry Developing More Appeal

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While cannabis-related tourism is on the rise, Visit Mendocino County is looking to further tap into this growing market. Forbes estimates cannabis tourism is a $1.7 The post Cannabis Tourism Industry Developing More Appeal appeared first on Smart Meetings.

WTTC Survey Assesses Cities’ Sustainable Tourism Growth

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Tourism, for all its economic and personal growth potential, has a massive environmental footprint. Sustainability efforts are key to keep the travel and tourism train going. In 2018, international visitors accounted for 81% of Bangkok’s tourism spend.

TWT: United May Pull Out of JFK, U.S. on Top of Travel and Tourism Markets

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Maintains Title as Most Powerful Travel and Tourism Market. In its latest Economic Trends Report, the World Travel and Tourism Council (WTTC) has ranked the U.S. to become the world’s biggest travel and tourism market.

Empowering local economies through Tourism

Oveit

The post Empowering local economies through Tourism appeared first on Oveit.com. Economy as a Service empowering communities local busi local economies local vendors sustainable tourism tourism

Starting IPW 2022 with a Green Bang: Tourism Cares Pledges $10,000 to IDEAS for Us

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Tourism Cares is rewarding them for their beautification of Florida’s most popular tourism city. This year’s event, set in Orlando, was kicked off with a strong environmental angle courtesy of Tourism Cares.

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DI Study: Gen Z Doesn’t Believe There Are Good Jobs in Tourism Industry

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They need to be included in the conversation and engaged with the tourism industry to develop an understanding of the value of travel and tourism,” according to a recent Destinations International (DI) and Longwoods International survey, National Resident Sentiment Towards Tourism.

EU Approves Tourism for Vaxed Travelers

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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.

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?

U.S. Dept. of Commerce Aims to Boost Tourism Across Nation with American Rescue Plan Funds

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Department of Commerce’s Economic Development Administration (EDA) to boost tourism around the country. Alaska to Receive New Tourism Center. President Biden recognizes the vital contribution the travel and tourism industry makes to the American economy,” said U.S.

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Discover Galena Country Tourism

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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.

Louisville Tourism Meeting Profs Share Trends, Secret to Meaningful Experiences

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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.

TWT: United May Pull Out of JFK, U.S. on Top of Travel and Tourism Markets

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Maintains Title as Most Powerful Travel and Tourism Market. In its latest Economic Trends Report, the World Travel and Tourism Council (WTTC) has ranked the U.S. to become the world’s biggest travel and tourism market.

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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

Advisor at North Wales Tourism is appointed to support the Hospitality, Travel and Leisure sectors

Event Industry News

North Wales Tourism has appointed Yvonne Jackson as an advisor to support the challenges that Hospitality, Travel and Leisure sectors might face post-pandemic and beyond. This aims to build and maintain a prosperous and sustainable tourism industry in North Wales.

Passage of Omnibus Spending Bill Big Win for U.S. Tourism

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Tourism appeared first on Smart Meetings. The United States Senate voted 68-31 to pass the $1.5 trillion omnibus spending bill , which includes the Restoring Brand USA Act to provide $250 million in relief funding to the United States’ destination marketing organization.

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 […].

Tourism Calgary partners with CanSPEP

Canadian Special Events

Tourism Calgary is partnering with The Canadian Society of Professional Event Planners (CanSPEP) to bring an amazing opportunity to Canadian event professionals.

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.

Andrew Lovett named new chair of West Midlands Regional Tourism Board

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Black Country Living Museum Chief Executive succeeds Fiona Allan Lovett brings 30 years of senior level experience within tourism sector West Midlands set for 12 months in the global spotlight as host of Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games.

Smart Moves in Timber Cove, Tourism Western Australia and More

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Turnball is managing director of Tourism Western Australia , a culmination of two decades as an international leader in the hospitality industry. ShelbyKY Tourism has hired Dennison as its sales coordinator for the Shelbyville Conference & Welcome Center in Kentucky.

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.

Virginia Beach Hosts 2021 Tourism Summit

Exhibitor Magazine

Virginia Beach Convention and Visitors Bureau welcomed the community to the 2021 Tourism Summit held in the Virginia Beach Convention Center on Octobe. Venues and Destinations

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U.S. Travel Honors Destination Marketers, Tourism Leaders at ESTO 2022

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Travel Association announced recipients of the 2022 Destiny and Mercury Awards and the State Tourism Director of the Year at t. GRAND RAPIDS, MI  U.S. Associations/Press

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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.

Sustainability, Regenerative Tourism and Getting Back to Business

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The post Sustainability, Regenerative Tourism and Getting Back to Business appeared first on Smart Meetings. You’re at a multiday conference, and during one of the midday breaks you decide to spend a bit of time at an outlet to treat yourself.

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.

North Carolina's Wit Tuttell Named State Tourism Director of the Year

Exhibitor Magazine

GRAND RAPIDS, MI - Wit Tuttell, Director of Visit North Carolina, has been named national State Tourism Director of the Year for 2022. brbrimg. People

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Cashless payments and loyalty programs in hospitality & tourism

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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 […].

Destinations International Foundation Announces Tourism Cares as the 2022 Spirit of Hospitality Awardee

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The Destinations International Foundation today announced Tourism Cares as the 2022 Spirit of Hospitality awardee. WASHINGTON, D.C.  The annual Spir. Awards

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Sports ETA and Destinations International Create Strategic Partnership to Elevate Sports Events and Tourism Education and Advocacy in America

Exhibitor Magazine

Sports Events and Tourism Association (Sports ETA), the professional trade association for the sports events and tourism industry. WASHINGTON, D.C. Company News

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.

U.S. Travel and Tourism Diversity Matters Announce Partnership

Exhibitor Magazine

Travel Association and Tourism Diversity Matters announce a new strategic partnership that will strengthen the association's foc. WASHINGTON  The U.S. Associations/Press

Visit Orlando Partners with Orlando Health to Launch Health and Wellness Support for Travel and Tourism Industry

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ORLANDO, FL  Visit Orlando, the Official Tourism Association for Orlando, and. Orlando Health, a not-for-profit healthcare organization that serve. Venues and Destinations

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

Hundreds of Travel Organizations Rally for National Travel and Tourism Week

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will celebrate National Travel and Tourism Week (NTTW) this week with li. WASHINGTON - Hundreds of travel organizations and businesses across the U.S. Associations/Press

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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.

Despacito Hitmaker Luis Fonsi Named Face of Puerto Rico Tourism

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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.