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cnn.com - By Jackie Wattles, CNN Business  - Jeff Bezos' Blue Origin wants to build a tourism space station nearly as big as the ISS
Jeff Bezos' Blue Origin wants to build a tourism space station nearly as big as the ISS
CNN

New York(CNN Business) Blue Origin, the rocket and space tourism company founded by Jeff Bezos, is proposing a massive new commercial space station called 'Orbital Reef' that could be used to host science experiments, vacation getaways, and…

hospitalitynet.org - New Global Coalition Will Accelerate Tourism Industry's Transition to Net Zero
New Global Coalition Will Accelerate Tourism Industry's Transition to Net Zero
Hospitality Net

HRH Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman announces multi-country, multi-stakeholder coalition - The Saudi Arabian Government has launched the Sustainable Tourism Global Center (STGC), a multi-country, multi-stakeholder coalition that will accelerate…

standard.co.uk - Jonathan Prynn - London tourism bookings soar for 2022
London tourism bookings soar for 2022
Evening Standard

By Jonathan Prynn Consumer Business Editor Hopes of a huge revival in foreign tourism in London next year were given a boost on Tuesday by a survey showing the capital ranked the second most popular destination in the world for bookings in 2022.

wxyz.com - Mackinac Island saw big tourism rebound during 2021 season
Mackinac Island saw big tourism rebound during 2021 season
WXYZ

MACKINAW CITY, Mich. (AP) — Business owners on Michigan's Mackinac Island are celebrating a big rebound in tourism this year after fewer visitors made the journey to the island in 2020 due to the coronavirus pandemic. Many visitors…

dailyprogress.com - Allison Wrabel - Hospitality industry representation on Charlottesville area tourism board could double
Hospitality industry representation on Charlottesville area tourism board could double
The Daily Progress

More hospitality industry representatives could soon be appointed to the local tourism board, after some have asked for more representation on the board. The Charlottesville-Albemarle Convention and Visitors Bureau Board of Directors recommended at…

thedrum.com - Amy Houston - Dubai Tourism: Zac Efron and Jessica Alba return with thrilling adventure tale
Dubai Tourism: Zac Efron and Jessica Alba return with thrilling adventure tale
The Drum

For the fifth installment of the epic Dubai Presents series, Dubai Tourism is ramping up the excitement with a thrilling tale of an archaeologist and a professor, played by Zac Efron and Jessica Alba, who uncover an ancient secret. In ‘A…

northernontariobusiness.com - Press Release - Ontario Chamber and Tourism Industry Association announce partnership to support Ontario tourism's economic recovery
Ontario Chamber and Tourism Industry Association announce partnership to support Ontario tourism's economic recovery
Northern Ontario Business

TORONTO – Oct. 25, 2021: With the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, Ontario's tourism industry was one of the hardest hit – and it will be one of the last to fully recover. The Ontario Chamber of Commerce (OCC) is pleased to announce…

hamodia.com - Do New COVID Entry Rules Put the Tourism Industry at Risk?
Do New COVID Entry Rules Put the Tourism Industry at Risk?
Hamodia

YERUSHALAYIM (Reuters/Hamodia) - The new COVID rules, due to go into effect on Nov. 1, permit individual tourists who have received COVID-19 vaccine boosters to enter but not if more than six months have passed since their last dose, with some…

independent.ie - Failte Ireland training for tourism sector on Cooley peninsula
Failte Ireland training for tourism sector on Cooley peninsula
The Irish Independent

Fáilte Ireland are creating a new training programme to develop new or enhance existing tourism visitor experiences on the Cooley peninsula. The programme is linked to the development of the new Carlingford Tourism Vision ‘31 and the…

timesunion.com - Mike De Socio Adirondack Explorer - Adirondack tourism eager to see impact of Canada border reopening
Adirondack tourism eager to see impact of Canada border reopening
Times Union

After nearly two years, the U.S. is planning to reopen its northern border to vaccinated travelers from Canada. Starting in early November, the southern migration will be allowed again and Adirondack communities and businesses impacted by the COVID…

themorning.lk - News Admin - Sri Lanka Tourism kicks off film tourism promotions
Sri Lanka Tourism kicks off film tourism promotions
The Morning - Sri Lanka News

Sri Lanka Tourism has initiated the promotion of film tourism within Indian cinema, as the industry trend of shooting Indian films abroad has grasped the attention of many international destinations during recent years. The promotional event for…

reuters.com - Blue Origin, Boeing chart course for 'business park' in space
Blue Origin, Boeing chart course for 'business park' in space
Reuters

Oct 25 (Reuters) - Billionaire Jeff Bezos-owned Blue Origin on Monday unveiled plans to develop a commercial space station called 'Orbital Reef' with Boeing (BA.N), aiming to launch the spacecraft in the second half of this decade. The venture will…

techcrunch.com - Aria Alamalhodaei - Tesla, Hertz shares rise following order for 100,000 EVs
Tesla, Hertz shares rise following order for 100,000 EVs
TechCrunch

Car rental giant Hertz has placed an order for 100,000 Tesla vehicles to be delivered by the end of 2022 in the largest single purchase of EVs ever. The deal, which will push the car rental giant's EV offerings to 20% of its global fleet, is…

nepal24hours.com - One billion business continuity loan for COVID-19 affected tourism, cottage industries
One billion business continuity loan for COVID-19 affected tourism, cottage industries
Nepal24hours

KATHMANDU:- The government has till the second month of the current fiscal year provided loan worth one billion rupees for the payment to the employees and workers of tourism and cottage industries. The business continuity loan has been extended to…

breakingtravelnews.com - Breaking Travel News interview: Arvind Bundhun, director, Mauritius Tourism Promotion Authority
Breaking Travel News interview: Arvind Bundhun, director, Mauritius Tourism Promotion Authority
Breaking Travel News

Mauritius has been honoured with the title of Indian Ocean's Leading Adventure Tourism Destination among a number of top prizes at the World Travel Awards. Here Breaking Travel News speaks to Arvind Bundhun, director of the Mauritius Tourism…

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