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Brand USA to debut at ITB China 2019

Brand USA to debut at ITB China 2019

Based on positive feedback from United States-based exhibitors at ITB China 2018, Brand USA has decided to include the event in its global Brand USA Pavilion Program.

UNWTO records 1.4bn international arrivals in 2018

UNWTO records 1.4bn international arrivals in 2018

Long term forecasts issued by the organisation in 2010 indicated the 1.4 billion mark would be reached in 2020, yet the remarkable growth of international arrivals in recent years has seen the milestone reached two years earlier.

Chicago sets new tourism records in 2018

Chicago sets new tourism records in 2018

Mayor Rahm Emanuel has announced Chicago welcomed over 57.6 million visitors in 2018 - a growth of 4.3 per cent over the previous year, resulting in a new tourism record.

Brand USA launches United Stories campaign

Brand USA launches United Stories campaign

Brand USA, the destination marketing organisation for the United States, has launched United Stories. United Stories is a mobile content creation lab that will travel the US capturing warm and welcoming stories told from local perspectives.

Thomson Safaris launches new Tanzania trip

Thomson Safaris launches new Tanzania trip

Thomson Safaris has announced a brand-new itinerary for 2019, which will highlight the best of the country's wildlife, and explore its rich culture from a culinary perspective.

UK cruise sector welcomed record passenger numbers in 2018

UK cruise sector welcomed record passenger numbers in 2018

CLIA UK & Ireland is expecting to confirm more than two million British travellers took a cruise last year for the first time. The news comes as positive figures from the key 2018 summer travelling period are released, revealing a 2.1 per cent rise on the same period in 2017.