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Empire State Building Hosts Annual Run-Up, Presented by Turkish Airlines
The Empire State Building yesterday hosted the 44th annual Run-Up, presented by Turkish Airlines and powered by Challenged Athletes Foundation. In several designated heats, 374 runners from around the world raced up the 1,576 stairs to reach the finish line on the building's iconic 86th Floor Observatory.
The tourism sector in Quito is strengthening in 2022
The joint work between Quito Turismo and the tourism sector has made the Ecuadorian capital one of the most popular destinations for travellers from all over the world. The recovery of tourism is reflected in the results of the second quarter of 2022. 48,000 people chose to visit the capital in August alone, an increase of 75% compared to the same period in 2021.
Kenya Projects to Receive 1.46 Million Tourists By the End of 2022
Kenya is projecting to receive close to 1.46 million tourists before the end of 2022, as more borders reopen. The sector which was hard hit by adverse effects of the Covid-19 pandemic and has exuded confidence in heading to full recovery as it built on resilience, its powerful destination and growth of domestic tourism. It also plays host to the World Travel Awards Africa & Indian Ocean Gala Ceremony on the 15 October in Nairobi.
Marriott Bonvoy Brings Back Week of Wonders
To unleash the urge to travel like never before, Marriott Bonvoy’s celebratory Week of Wonders (October 6-13, 2022) is set to satisfy wanderlust with exclusive offers, opportunities for discounts on room rates, options to earn bonus points towards free stays, and capabilities to redeem incredible experiences through Marriott Bonvoy Moments™.
Millions of Travellers Say 'NO' to the United States
The U.S. Department of State's low prioritization of visitor visa (B-1/B-2) processing is severely hindering the U.S. economic recovery, keeping an estimated 6.6 million potential visitors from traveling to the United States in 2023 at a loss of $11.6 billion in projected spending, according to new analysis released today by U.S. Travel Association economists.
Hanoi golf tourism aims to attract more international visitors
Pham Thanh Tri, vice chairman of the Vietnam Golf Tourism Association, has set out the nation’s ambitions to boost golf tourism, stating, “Vietnam in general and Hanoi in particular must attract more international golfers than Thailand does.”
AEGEAN AND COSTA NAVARINO UNITE FOR SUCCESSFUL AEGEAN MESSINIA PRO-AM
Seventy-one teams comprising of professional, amateur and celebrity golfers from 26 countries united at Europe’s newest golf destination from September 14-17, to participate in the Aegean Messinia Pro-Am, co-organised by AEGEAN and Costa Navarino.
Cayman Islands stuns with new creative marketing campaign
The Cayman Islands will soon roll out a new tourism marketing campaign to attract visitors to the island. The visually-stunning campaign goes beyond the traditional images used in tourism marketing and marries the natural beauty of the islands with a creative concept.
CTM’s Caribbean Travel Forum highlights industry issues
The Caribbean Hotel & Tourism Association’s 40th Caribbean Travel Marketplace brought 700+ delegates from 25 buyer countries, including Canada, to Puerto Rico this week. For more in depth detail and analysis view our video interviews below.
Hurricane Fiona dampened but didn't sink travel to Puerto Rico
Hurricane Fiona, a Category 1 storm that whacked the southwest corner of Puerto Rico on Sept. 18, was "a setback for us, but not a reset," according to Brad Dean, CEO of Discover Puerto Rico.
Texas Renaissance Festival Opens this Saturday and Sunday with Oktoberfest
The 48th Season of the Texas Renaissance Festival kicks off this Saturday and Sunday, October 8th and 9th, with a touch of old-world Bavaria during Oktoberfest!
Walt Disney World Resort Offers Magical Holiday Experiences for the Entire Family
It's (almost) the most wonderful time of the year, and holiday cheer is already in the air at Walt Disney World Resort. This yuletide season, guests can celebrate in the merriest way with festive sights and experiences, and jolly new flavors, plus the return of fan-favorite events.