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azfamily.com - azfamily.com News Staff - Tourism experts see hopeful signs in industry hit hard by COVID-19
Tourism experts see hopeful signs in industry hit hard by COVID-19
AZFamily

PHOENIX (3TV/CBS 5) - The tourism industry has been hit hard by the pandemic, but industry experts in Arizona are cautiously optimistic. A new industry outlook showed tourism in the Phoenix market is down 31% compared to last year. 'This is…

brisbanetimes.com.au - Lydia Lynch - The punch around the corner for Queensland's tourism industry
The punch around the corner for Queensland's tourism industry
Brisbane Times

Tension between China and Australia could deliver a devastating blow to Queensland's tourism industry when international borders reopen, a tourism report warns. Last year, Chinese tourists were the biggest spenders in Queensland, splashing $1.3…

iafrica.com - Fighting Back: How Will The Hospitality And Tourism Industry Win The War Against COVID-19?
Fighting Back: How Will The Hospitality And Tourism Industry Win The War Against COVID-19?
iAfrica

The hospitality and tourism industry in sub-Saharan Africa must adopt a new “adapt and innovate” modus operandi to meet the challenges produced by the COVID-19 pandemic if it is to help prevent further contraction of severely impacted…

nikkei.com - Staff Writer - China's domestic tourism glitters on Golden Week rebound
China's domestic tourism glitters on Golden Week rebound
日本経済新聞

NAOKI MATSUDA, Nikkei staff writer | SHANGHAI -- With the coronavirus pandemic making international vacations all but impossible, Chinese citizens are heading to domestic destinations during the National Day holiday that starts Thursday, giving the…

longfordleader.ie - Liam Cosgrove - Fresh calls for additional supports to aid Longford's cash-strapped tourism industry
Fresh calls for additional supports to aid Longford's cash-strapped tourism industry
Longford Leader

According to Fine Gael Seanad spokesperson on Tourism, Senator Micheál Carrigy warned of how the State's July Stimulus package could fall short in meeting the demands of an already cash starved sector. “The Government will have no…

cbslocal.com - Author: Howard Monroe - New Hyatt Centric Hotel To Open In Rittenhouse Square As Philadelphia's Tourism Industry Claws Back From $4 Billion Hit
New Hyatt Centric Hotel To Open In Rittenhouse Square As Philadelphia's Tourism Industry Claws Back From $4 Billion Hit
CBS Local

Filed Under: Hyatt Centric, Local, Philadelphia News PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — There are some encouraging economic signs as Philadelphia emerges from the pandemic. Among them is a new hotel that's set to open this week in Rittenhouse Square.

dominicantoday.com - Merit Designs Consulting Group - David Collado says the tourism industry 'is about to collapse'
David Collado says the tourism industry 'is about to collapse'
Dominican Today

David Collado says that the tourism industry 'is about to collapse' SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic.- The Minister of Tourism, David Collado, warned this Monday that the tourism industry “is about to collapse” because of the crisis…

arabianbusiness.com - Dubai tourism chief confident about quick coronavirus rebound
Dubai tourism chief confident about quick coronavirus rebound
ArabianBusiness.com

The scars on Dubai's tourism industry caused by the global coronavirus pandemic will not take long to heal, according to the emirate's tourism chief Helal Al Marri. The city reopened its doors to international travellers almost three months ago…

smh.com.au - Mike Foley - Tourism, world heritage and environment funding to aid COVID recovery
Tourism, world heritage and environment funding to aid COVID recovery
The Sydney Morning Herald

World Heritage Areas and tourism facilities across the country will be upgraded under a $40 million funding package, and $20 million will be invested in coastal ecosystems under a federal government COVID economy recovery program. Deputy Prime…

ttgasia.com - Cheryl Ong - Singapore tourism sector draws up battle plan for 'long winter' ahead
Singapore tourism sector draws up battle plan for 'long winter' ahead
TTG Asia

Nine months into the Covid crisis, which has rewritten the playbook for Singapore's tourism industry, local players have proven their agility in adapting to a new reality. In this changed landscape, brands have had to seek out new growth…

forimmediaterelease.net - PressEditor - The Seychelles Tourism Board getting closer to potential at Perseverance Secondary School
The Seychelles Tourism Board getting closer to potential at Perseverance Secondary School
For Immediate Release | Official News Wire

The Seychelles Tourism Board (STB) joined with Perseverance Secondary School in a celebration commemorating World Tourism Day in a one-day exhibition promoting the hospitality industry on Friday, September 25, 2020. The small fair, hosted by the…

bbc.co.uk - Covid in Wales: Lockdown tourism businesses fear closure
Covid in Wales: Lockdown tourism businesses fear closure
BBC

Businesses across north Wales say they fear local lockdowns could lead to job losses or even closures. New restrictions will come into force across Conwy, Denbighshire, Flintshire and Wrexham at 18:00 BST. It means those living in the areas will…

register-herald.com - Lisa Strader Guest Columnist - Why Tourism?
Why Tourism?
Beckley Register-Herald

Visit Southern West Virginia is a nine-county destination marketing organization composed of Raleigh, Fayette, Nicholas, Wyoming, Monroe, Summers, McDowell, Mercer and Greenbrier counties. Three years ago, Visit Southern WV gathered our staff and…

newsday.co.zw - NewsDay Zimbabwe - Everyday News for Everyday People - Govt identifies tourism growth drivers
Govt identifies tourism growth drivers
NewsDay Zimbabwe

ENVIRONMENT, Climate, Tourism and Hospitality Industry minister Nqobizitha Mangaliso Ndlovu says government has begun to work on the identified nodes that will drive tourism growth after a six-month shutdown due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Speaking…

timesofmalta.com - Keith Micallef - Free Malta flights should be considered to boost tourism - MHRA President
Free Malta flights should be considered to boost tourism - MHRA President
Times Of Malta

Wed, Sep 30th 2020, 15:49 Last updated 10 minutes ago Free flights to Malta might be one of the ways to kick start the tourism industry from the collapse caused by COVID-19, the president of the Malta Hotels and Restaurants Association suggested.

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