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Tourism seen jumping to Mexico's 3rd biggest cash source by 2018
Mexico's tourism industry, already the nation's fifth-biggest source of revenue, is seen taking on more economic importance by the end of 2018 as international visits rise and new infrastructure is built, according to a cabinet official.
Ministers make double-digit cut in funds to VisitBritain
Travel Weekly (UK)
The government is understood to have slashed funding to tourism promotion body VisitBritain despite trumpeting plans to boost visitor numbers.
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Greece: the sequel (this time with even more tourists)
After three lean years marked by riots, strikes, social upheaval and political unrest, 17 million or so holidaymakers — 1.5 times the country's population and an all-time record — are about to visit, according to officials.
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4 ways social media can boost your customer reviews
American Express OPEN Forum
Research shows keeping active on Facebook, Twitter, and other social-media platforms leads to more favorable feedback from customers. Here's how.
Launching a marketing campaign? Ask these 3 questions first
Ready for a secret? The three biggest marketing questions aren't actually marketing questions.
Travora delivers the largest contextual audience online alongside an exclusive in-travel network powered by our new airport and hotel Wi-Fi partnerships. This allows unparalleled access to the modern traveler across multiple screens and moments. Reach travelers through custom display, video, mobile and app executions across our private network.
As Facebook hashtags roll out, what they mean for marketers
What do Facebook hashtags mean for marketers? The short answer: Nothing, yet. That's because they aren't rolling out to all users for a while. Once they do, there will be substantial implications for marketers and brands.
The hidden side of meetings
Harvard Business Review Blog Network
Why is it so difficult for organizations to develop and sustain more effective meeting patterns? The answer lies in the fact that meetings are not simply logical business mechanisms, but are also social systems that are embedded in the cultural and emotional reality of an organization.
The rise of the big, unnecessary, crazy, travel adventure
With international travel being cheap, easy and fairly common, a new and more epic trend is emerging: The big, unnecessary, crazy, travel adventure.
Canada, Mexico still the strongest US markets
Visitors from Canada and Mexico topped America's inbound markets in 2012, with a six percent and eight percent increase in arrivals compared to 2011.
Travel industry stands at big data crossroads
Travel Industry Wire
Big data has the potential to transform how travel companies deliver services to travelers, according to a major independent global study.
Survey: Millennials are mixing business with pleasure
More than any other age group, millennial business travelers are more likely to add on extra days to their business trip for leisure travel.
New fund to help attract national and multi-state events to Michigan
Grand Rapids Business Journal
DC's international tourism promotion efforts pay off
Washington Business Journal
New Mexico launches initiative to attract movie fans
Iowa, Minnesota vie for gay wedding tourism dollars
The Associated Press via Omaha.com
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New Orleans tourism group says Jindal's veto doesn't stop enhancement plans along Convention Center Boulevard
Miss America competition hoping tourists flock to Atlantic City all year long
Press of Atlantic City
Beer festivals tap into Maine tourism
Oregon Tourism Commission seeks to crack international market
Herald and News
Owensboro, Ky., CVB using new ways to bring everyone downtown
John Percy named president of New York State Destination
Niagara Frontier Publications
Team San Jose hires new national sales manager Mara D. Hill Buckner
Team San Jose
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