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Virginia Tourism Corporation Launches Virginia is for Outdoor Lovers Campaign

To kick off June Great Outdoors Month in Virginia, the Virginia Tourism Corporation (VTC) announced the Virginia is for Outdoor Loverscampaign, an ongoing marketing effort to increase consumer awareness about Virginia’s diverse outdoor destinations and activities.       Travelers …

8 magnificent equestrian destination in Latin America

For the horse lovers, here are some of the best equestrian destinations you might like to keep up on the bucket list. Argentina – Las Pampas Argentina has a long history of horse riding, and none more so than the …

Port Stephens gets its very own Snapchat geofilter

Port Stephens now has its very own geofilter on mobile messaging app, Snapchat, thanks to local design company, Colorfast.The release of the location-based overlay for social media pictures comes just in time for Port Stephens’s annual Naturefest program which showcases …

Overseas Visitors To Choose NSW As Their Destination

Minister for Trade, Tourism and Major Events Stuart Ayres has welcomed the figures from Tourism Research Australia’s, International Visitor Survey showing NSW leading the nation, achieving phenomenal growth in international visitors. “This is fantastic news for our tourism industry with …

Busselton transforming into world-class holiday destination

With major works set to continue on its iconic foreshore, Busselton is transforming into a world-class holiday destination.   The region will receive a $10.5 million redevelopment fund which will deliver quality beachfront accommodation and tourism experiences.   The significant …

  • Virginia Tourism Corporation Launches Virginia is for Outdoor Lovers Campaign

    Published on : Friday, June 3, 2016

    To kick off June Great Outdoors Month in Virginia, the Virginia Tourism Corporation (VTC) announced the Virginia is for Outdoor Loverscampaign, an ongoing marketing effort to increase consumer awareness about Virginia’s diverse outdoor destinations and activities.       Travelers …

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  • 8 magnificent equestrian destination in Latin America

    Published on : Thursday, June 2, 2016

    For the horse lovers, here are some of the best equestrian destinations you might like to keep up on the bucket list. Argentina – Las Pampas Argentina has a long history of horse riding, and none more so than the …

    Read More

  • Port Stephens gets its very own Snapchat geofilter

    Published on : Thursday, June 2, 2016

    Port Stephens now has its very own geofilter on mobile messaging app, Snapchat, thanks to local design company, Colorfast.The release of the location-based overlay for social media pictures comes just in time for Port Stephens’s annual Naturefest program which showcases …

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  • Overseas Visitors To Choose NSW As Their Destination

    Published on : Wednesday, June 1, 2016

    Minister for Trade, Tourism and Major Events Stuart Ayres has welcomed the figures from Tourism Research Australia’s, International Visitor Survey showing NSW leading the nation, achieving phenomenal growth in international visitors. “This is fantastic news for our tourism industry with …

    Read More

  • Busselton transforming into world-class holiday destination

    Published on : Wednesday, June 1, 2016

    With major works set to continue on its iconic foreshore, Busselton is transforming into a world-class holiday destination.   The region will receive a $10.5 million redevelopment fund which will deliver quality beachfront accommodation and tourism experiences.   The significant …

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  • Philippines receives 22,121 Indian Tourists in Q1- 2016

    Published on : Tuesday, May 31, 2016

    Philippines recorded 22,121 Indian tourist arrivals during January – March 2016, indicating an increase of 23.7 per cent, over the same period last year. As per reports, the Department of Tourism Philippines has confirmed that there were 6,943 visitor arrivals …

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  • 5 handpicked destinations for solo travellers

    Published on : Monday, May 30, 2016

    For all the people around the world, who love to go on voyages that give rush, here is a list full of world’s five most-dangerous extreme sports. Choose the one that suits your kind of crazy and just go for …

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  • Plan ahead for Vivid Sydney opening night

    Published on : Monday, May 30, 2016

    The opening night of Vivid coincides with AFL and Super Rugby matches at the SCG and Allianz Stadium, as well as a concert at the Hordern Pavilion, with up to 65,000 people expected in the Moore Park precinct. Minister for …

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  • PromPeru to welcome World Travel Awards Latin America Gala Ceremony to Lima

    Published on : Friday, May 27, 2016

    As Destination Partner for the event, PromPerú, the official tourism body of the Ministry of Foreign Trade & Tourism of Peru, will welcome industry leaders from across the continent to Swissôtel Lima on July 1st, 2016. Speaking ahead of the …

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  • IAGTO Selects TravelSafe Insurance as their Official North American Supplier

    Published on : Friday, May 27, 2016

    TravelSafe Insurance is proud to announce its title as the official North American travel insurance supplier for IAGTO. To better serve IAGTO members and their clients, TravelSafe has crafted a new line of travel insurance known as GolfSafe Travel Protection. …

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  • Destination Canada launches new campaign to inspire American travellers

    Published on : Thursday, May 26, 2016

    From vibrant urban centres to awe-inspiring natural wonders– discover the unexpected in Canada. Destination Canada, Canada’s national tourism marketing organization, is inspiring Americans to travel to Canada through the new Connecting America campaign,Destination Canada’s first national tourism initiative in the …

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  • AAA: More Than 38 Million Americans Expected to Travel This Memorial Day Weekend

    Published on : Friday, May 20, 2016

    AAA projects more than 38 million Americans will travel thisMemorial Day weekend. That is the second-highest Memorial Day travel volume on record and the most since 2005. Spurred by the lowest gas prices in more than a decade, about 700,000 …

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  • 23 tornadoes rip across Oklahoma and middle America

    Published on : Wednesday, May 11, 2016

    The threat of severe thunderstorms, including tornadoes, expanded into the Ohio Valley into Tuesday night. Reports warned residents and tourists that storms would ignite over parts of central Texas and in portions of Kentucky, Tennessee, Illinois, Indiana, Ohio and West …

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  • Aquatic And Coastal Campaign Making A Splash With Americans

    Published on : Wednesday, April 27, 2016

    The response to the roll out of Tourism Australia’s new aquatic and coastal campaign in the United States is already ‘exceeding expectations’,   according to the national tourism agency’s chief marketing officer, Lisa Ronson.   Since its launch in New …

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  • Cuba to be represented by cyclist Olga Echenique in Titan Desert bike event

    Published on : Monday, April 25, 2016

    Cuba is all set to participate in the Titan Desert, the most demanding mountain bike event in the world, from April 24 to 30 in Morocco. Cuban cyclist Olga Echenique will represent Cuba in the cycling event.     Echenique …

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  • San Francisco Travel reports 24.6 million visitors in 2015

    Published on : Wednesday, March 30, 2016

    The San Francisco Travel Association reported today that San Francisco welcomed a total of 24.6 million visitors in 2015, an increase of 2.7 percent from 2014. This included 18.9 leisure visitors (up 2.7 percent from 2014) and 5.8 million business …

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  • ’24hrs South’ campaign video showcases attractions in south Auckland

    Published on : Saturday, February 27, 2016

    Spreading the word about activities and attractions in south Auckland, the ’24hrs South’ campaign video has gone viral over the summer break. Mangere-Otahuhu Local Board funded the production and promotion of the video as part of its local economic development …

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  • 10 Days of Fashion in the City kicks off in Auckland

    Published on : Saturday, February 27, 2016

    Celebrate all things fashion in the heart of the city in Auckland with 10 days of events, shows and retail offers which kicks off today. Get a front row seat for New Zealand’s Longest Catwalk on Queen Street, book a …

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  • New York International Children’s Film Festival shine slight on unique films

    Published on : Wednesday, February 24, 2016

    Helping to redefine the idea of “kids’ movies” since 1997, the New York International Children’s Film Festival shines a light on some of the most unique, engaging and thought-provoking independent films (as well as previews of some big-budget Hollywood flicks) …

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  • WTM Latin America 2016 sees 30% increase in visitor and buyer interest

    Published on : Friday, February 19, 2016

    WTM Latin America, which takes place 29-31 March alongside the 45th Braztoa Business Meeting, has seen phenomenal visitor and buyer interest with pre-registered figures almost 30% up on 2015. This increase in interest will result in WTM Latin America 2016 …

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