New research from WTM reveals that most major travel markets in the Americas have recovered from the pandemic, apart from the US which is due to get back to 2019 levels next year. The WTM Global Travel Report, in association with Tourism Economics, is published to mark the opening of this year’s WTM London, the world’s most influential travel and tourism event.
Meet Boston, the 250th Anniversary of the Boston Tea Party Board of Advisors (BOA) and Revolution 250, a consortium of organizations working together to commemorate the 250th anniversaries of the events that led to the American Revolution, officially kick-off the 250th commemorative anniversary year of the Boston Tea Party, a momentous event that forever changed the course of American history.
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.
The US travel sector has gained heightened recognition in Washington to hep aid recovery from the impact of the pandemic. The role of assistant secretary of commerce for travel and tourism is now likely to be created by the Biden administration.
A new holiday lights festival in Olney, Maryland promises to deliver a show-stopping 18-acre lighting display that features more than 1 million twinkling lights, an incredible 52-foot programmable Christmas tree featuring a 32,000 square-foot overhead lighted canopy of orchestrated lights and music, plus guaranteed “Winter City” snow every night creating a magical winter wonderland for visitors.
As the air begins to cool and acres of colorful leaves start to blanket the valleys of the badlands, rivers and lakes, autumn is a magical time to visit North Dakota. In addition to the picturesque palette of colors created by the state’s unique fall foliage, North Dakota Tourism invites visitors to explore its scenic landscapes and partake in breathtaking outdoor adventures and enchanting fall festivals.
Tennessee tourism generated $24.2 billion in domestic and international travel spending in 2021, according to recently released economic impact data from U.S. Travel Association and Tourism Economics. It also marks the largest visitor spending nationally in Tennessee’s history.
The San Francisco Travel Association, the official destination marketing organisation for the City and County of San Francisco, forecasted marked increases in visitor volume, visitor spending, group business and hotel occupancy this year compared to 2021 at its Annual Visitor and Lodging Forecast Forum held today at Yerba Buena Center for the Arts