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cbc.ca - CBC News - B.C. tourism industry needs more funding and a clear message to keep afloat, critics say
B.C. tourism industry needs more funding and a clear message to keep afloat, critics say
CBC

Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share by Email The B.C. Liberal party is putting pressure on the provincial government to secure $20 million from the federal government for B.C.'s tourism industry which has been struggling since the COVID-19…

wxyz.com - Jenn Schanz - Crippled by COVID-19, Detroit's tourism industry finds new ways to promote The Motor City
Crippled by COVID-19, Detroit's tourism industry finds new ways to promote The Motor City
WXYZ

(WXYZ) — The U.S.-Canada border will remain closed to non-essential travel through July 21 to stop the spread of COVID-19. The safety measure brings with it, a major loss in tourism dollars for both Detroit and Windsor. “There's no…

stuff.co.nz - Coronavirus: Singapore's tourism industry 'can't rely on staycations to survive
Coronavirus: Singapore's tourism industry 'can't rely on staycations to survive
Stuff

In Indonesia, locals can soon fly from Jakarta to the beaches of Bali for a domestic vacation. Tokyo residents can escape the pandemic stress with a hike in the mountains, and New Yorkers can head to the Hamptons on Long Island. Residents of…

pri.org - Amanda Leigh Lichtenstein - Tourism in Tunisia reopens - with precautions
Tourism in Tunisia reopens - with precautions
The World from PRX

For tour operators and the hospitality sector in Tunisia, March through June is typically one of the busiest times of the year. The country has been trying to revamp its tourism industry in recent years, encouraging international tourists to visit…

bloomberg.com - Yousef Gamal El-Din - Dubai Tourism Chief Expects 'Aggressive' Bounce Back This Year
Dubai Tourism Chief Expects 'Aggressive' Bounce Back This Year
Bloomberg

Follow us @middleeast for more news on the region. Dubai expects an “aggressive” bounce back in tourism by the year-end after the Mideast travel hub allowed holiday-makers to resume flying into the emirate from Tuesday. “We're…

globaltimes.cn - Chinese consumers turn to duty free as outbound tourism halted
Chinese consumers turn to duty free as outbound tourism halted
Global Times

People shop at a duty free shop in Haikou, capital of south China's Hainan Province, May 2, 2019. Photo:Xinhua Chinese consumers have been embarking on a new shopping spree, but without the bother of having to fly overseas to buy luxury goods.

zawya.com - Cornelia Meyer - Tourism: One of the sectors hardest hit by COVID-19
Tourism: One of the sectors hardest hit by COVID-19
ZAWYA

As Dubai opens its doors to foreign tourists, this is as good a time as any to look at the importance of tourism for the global economy. Since 1995, the tourism sector has more than tripled. That year, it contributed around $500 billion to the…

hoteliermiddleeast.com - jeffrey.casino - Sheikh Hamdan hails Dubai International as tourism reopens
Sheikh Hamdan hails Dubai International as tourism reopens
HotelierME

HH Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai and Chairman of Dubai Executive Council, has said Dubai is ready to welcome tourists again after his recent tour of Dubai International Airport. During his visit, the Crown…

al-monitor.com - Ayla Jean Yackley - Britain extends lifeline to Turkish tourism by lifting quarantine rule
Britain extends lifeline to Turkish tourism by lifting quarantine rule
Al-Monitor

Turkey hopes visitors from the United Kingdom will help offset the deep losses its coronavirus-hit tourism industry is expected to suffer this summer season and is pushing the European Union to reconsider its 'safe list' that excluded the…

hawaiinewsnow.com - Kym Marcos Pine says her top priority as mayor would be putting tourism in its place
Kym Marcos Pine says her top priority as mayor would be putting tourism in its place
KHNL

HONOLULU, Hawaii (HawaiiNewsNow) - Kym Marcos Pine has a vision for Oahu with far less tourism and far more homegrown jobs. In fact, the mayoral candidate believes that there is no single change that would improve the lives of Hawaii families today…

naplesnews.com - Patrick Riley, Naples News - Collier tourism advisory board asks commissioners to take another look at masks requirement
Collier tourism advisory board asks commissioners to take another look at masks requirement
Naples News

A majority of Collier County commissioners last week showed little interest in requiring masks to slow the spread of the novel coronavirus even as cases continue to rise rapidly. But now the polarizing topic is expected to come back before…

broadwayworld.com - BWW News Desk - NYC & Company Announces New Tourism Recovery Plan, Health Pledge, and Revitalization Campaign
NYC & Company Announces New Tourism Recovery Plan, Health Pledge, and Revitalization Campaign
BroadwayWorld.com

The Coalition for NYC Hospitality & Tourism Recovery, an initiative of NYC & Company, today unveiled its roadmap for tourism reimagining and recovery, a Stay Well NYC Pledge and new revitalization campaign, All In NYC. These initiatives will help…

riponadvance.com - Ripon Advance News Service - Blackburn's new bill denounces birth tourism industry in U.S.
Blackburn's new bill denounces birth tourism industry in U.S.
Ripon Advance

U.S. Sen. Marsha Blackburn (R-TN) on July 2 proposed the Ban Birth Tourism Act, which would amend the Immigration and Nationality Act to ban birth tourism as a permissible basis for obtaining a United States temporary visitor visa. “Our…

theepochtimes.com - Frank Fang - US Senators Introduce Bill to End Birth Tourism, Highlighting Large Numbers From China
US Senators Introduce Bill to End Birth Tourism, Highlighting Large Numbers From China
www.theepochtimes.com

Senators Marsha Blackburn (R-Tenn.) and Kelly Loeffler (R-Ga.) have introduced a new bill to stop foreigners from traveling to the United States with the intention of obtaining U.S. citizenship for their children, an act commonly known as “…

theborneopost.com - Call for stronger tourism boost
Call for stronger tourism boost
Borneo Post Online

KOTA KINABALU: The Malaysian Association of Tour and Travel Agents (Matta) said there is a need to boost travellers' confidence and push for domestic tourism as part of the measures to recover the tourism market badly hit by the Covid-19 pandemic.

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