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U.S. Outbound Tourism Snapshot for September 2016

U.S. Outbound Tourism Snapshot for September 2016

Dan Peltier, Skift

Nine months in to 2016, outbound U.S. tourism is confirming our earlier position that this was going to be an excellent year for foreign travel. A strong currency helps outweigh fears of violence and even Zika.

3 days ago

Canada Eases Visa Restrictions on Mexican Tourists

Canada Eases Visa Restrictions on Mexican Tourists

Josh Wingrove, Bloomberg

Canada and Mexico want to make it clear to each other that they're willing to work together to make tourism easier, even if the new administration in the country between them doesn't share the same view.

5 days ago

Canada Has a Problem With Sky-High Airfares

Canada Has a Problem With Sky-High Airfares

Justin Bachman, Bloomberg

Canada has too much government regulation to allow EasyJet and Ryanair clones to flourish. But several new startups could produce lower fares for some Canadians.

3 months ago

Canada’s Weak Economy Is Bad News for Maine Tourism

Canada’s Weak Economy Is Bad News for Maine Tourism

Associated Press

A weaker Canadian dollar may be bad news for tourism in Maine but it's good news for American travelers wanting to head north to Canada.

4 months ago

Skift Survey: What Global Travelers Really Think About Visiting America-In-Turmoil

Skift Survey: What Global Travelers Really Think About Visiting America-In-Turmoil

Jason Clampet, Skift

Travel to the U.S. is more resilient than some other countries, but there are already warning signs that the current climate should be cause for concern.

5 months ago

Canada Offers Mexico Visa-Free Travel in Exchange for Chance to Sell It More Beef

Canada Offers Mexico Visa-Free Travel in Exchange for Chance to Sell It More Beef

Josh Wingrove, Bloomberg

This comes at a time when travel between the U.S., Canada, and Mexico are highly valued by smart leaders in each nation. Canada wants to sell its beef, but it wants Mexican tourists with money nearly as much.

5 months ago

Brand USA Says It Is Having Trouble Reaching Its Tourism Goals

Brand USA Says It Is Having Trouble Reaching Its Tourism Goals

Andrew Sheivachman, Skift

President Obama's goal of bringing 100 million foreign travelers to the U.S. in 2021 may have been too ambitious given global instability and an unexpectedly strong U.S. dollar. The first challenge is to bring back Canadian tourists.

5 months ago

New Yorkers Head to Canada After Canadian Dollar Plunge

New Yorkers Head to Canada After Canadian Dollar Plunge

Allison McNeely, Bloomberg

If Canada's dollar continues to plunge, expected reduced Canadian tourism in the U.S. as a result.

11 months ago

The Top 10 Countries Whose Citizens Love the U.S. So Much They Won’t Leave

The Top 10 Countries Whose Citizens Love the U.S. So Much They Won’t Leave

Andrew Sheivachman, Skift

Visa overstays are a hot topic for xenophobic politicians, but the data indicates that very few international travelers choose to remain in the U.S. illegally. It also so happens that the worst offenders are America's neighbors.

11 months ago

The U.S. Southeast Left to Wonder Where the Canadian Tourists Went

The U.S. Southeast Left to Wonder Where the Canadian Tourists Went

Mike Schneider, Associated Press

On the flip side, it's a good season for inbound Canadian travel from the U.S.

1 year ago

How a Remote Canadian Inn Became the Future of Local Luxury Hospitality

How a Remote Canadian Inn Became the Future of Local Luxury Hospitality

Greg Oates, Skift

Fogo Island Inn shows how a hotel can establish itself as a community cultural center and economic incubator to reaffirm the value of place and immerse travelers deeply in the destination.

1 year ago

Maine Tourism Did Fine This Summer, Even If Canada Didn’t Help

Maine Tourism Did Fine This Summer, Even If Canada Didn’t Help

Associated Press

Maine's become such a draw for visitors outside of its traditional markets that a weak year from Canada won't hurt as much as it used to.

1 year ago