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2019 Tourism Innovators Conference
2019 TOURISM INNOVATORS CONFERENCE
June 18-21, 2019
For accommodation providers looking for the latest technology and trends. Hear from industry leaders, like-minded businesses and experience entertainment like never before with an exclusive night of the living party at Movie World, plus much more!

Travel Matters
TRAVEL MATTERS
June 26-26, 2019
Travel Matters is the travel and tourism industry’s forum for debating the political and policy issues that matter most to our sector. The theme this year is A Vision for the Next Decade.

Arizona Office of Tourism


The Arizona Office of Tourism (AOT) strives to enhance the state economy and the quality of life for all Arizonans by expanding travel activity and increasing related revenues through tourism promotion and development.

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Global marketing and communications firm, Finn Partners, has acquired The Brighter Group, a London-based PR and marketing firm focused on the travel and tourism sector. Debbie Flynn, founder of the Brighter Group, will serve as managing partner, while Steve Dunne, current chairman of the Brighter Group, will become senior partner, strategy. At the same time, Fiona Jeffery, non-executive director at Brighter Group, will take on the role of global tourism advisor for Finn Partners. The firm will b...
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Memorial Day feels like a distant memory, July Fourth is finished, and your summer Fridays are fleeting by. Before you know it, Labor Day will be long gone, too, and the summer will quickly wind down. If you’ve only made one trip to the beach this season, don’t worry, there’s still time to get away from it all. Below, Oyster.com rounded up 10 affordable U.S. beach hotels that will help you squeeze in one last summer hurrah. Situated smack in the middle of Ocean Drive and across...
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With the opening of Disneyland's new Star Wars land not so far away, a recent aerial view of the 14-acre attraction gives fans a good idea of what awaits behind construction walls.
The Dec. 7 flyover by Rogue Aviation of Costa Mesa, California, provided a detailed glimpse of Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge, from the domed structures of the Black Spire Outpost on Batuu to the most recognized ship in the galaxy – the Millennium Falcon. With the area opening in summer 2019 (and fall...


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Chinese built railway system is boosting Kenya’s domestic tourism, therefore increasing Keneya’s revenue.Over the years, the domestic transportation system had been a major hindrance for many would-be domestic tourists. But now, with the help of China, the hindrance is removed. For those who thought of flying, this was too expensive because airlines charge up to 15,000 shillings (150 U.S. dollars) return ticket per person.Driving was another option for families, but this came with ma...
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The Supreme Court agreed Friday to decide the legality of President Trump's ban on travelers from six mostly-Muslim nations, setting up what may be the final hurdle in a year-long battle over immigration, homeland security and religious discrimination. The justices' decision to hear the case follows a series of lower court rulings against the third version of the ban, which is intended to block citizens of countries deemed security risks from entering the United States.
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Two South African paragliding pilots, Pierre Carter and Nico Hickley, glided from Mount Carstensz, Papua on Dec. 11. The act was recorded as the first-ever paragliding flight from Mt. Carstensz. The two pilots glided from the Teras Besar post at 4,600 meters above sea level (mamsl) and landed on Lembah Kuning at 4,300 mamsl, according to a report by KompasTravel. Senior paragliding pilot and national paragliding coach for the 2018 Asian Games, Gendon Subandono, said that Carter and Hickley&rsquo...

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EVENTS

2019 Tourism Innovators Conference
2019 TOURISM INNOVATORS CONFERENCE
June 18-21, 2019
For accommodation providers looking for the latest technology and trends. Hear from industry leaders, like-minded businesses and experience entertainment like never before with an exclusive night of the living party at Movie World, plus much more!

Travel Matters
TRAVEL MATTERS
June 26-26, 2019
Travel Matters is the travel and tourism industry’s forum for debating the political and policy issues that matter most to our sector. The theme this year is A Vision for the Next Decade.