Articles tagged “maine”

Tourism

Asia’s Uneven and Delayed Tourism Recovery

Today’s edition of Skift’s daily podcast looks at Asia’s coronavirus recovery, Maine’s tourism labor woes, and two airlines betting on a hybrid plane.

Asia’s Uneven and Delayed Tourism Recovery

Tourism

Maine’s Top Tourism Exec on Surviving a Crazy Rebound Summer With a Labor Shortage Grind

With reduced travel restrictions, the tourism industry in the United States is seeing a rabid comeback. No place experienced that more than the Pine Tree State, which saw a surge of tourists, but found fewer workers to serve the demand. Maine's summer story may just be a proxy for the dilemma facing so many other destinations.

Maine’s Top Tourism Exec on Surviving a Crazy Rebound Summer With a Labor Shortage Grind

Coronavirus

The Best Way to Social Distance on Vacation? Rent the Entire Hotel

Who needs an elaborate cleaning partnership? If you're willing to pay for it, you can ensure social distancing throughout your summer vacation by booking a room (and every other room at the hotel).

The Best Way to Social Distance on Vacation? Rent the Entire Hotel

Tourism

Outdoor Recreation Proves Important Moneymaker for These U.S. States

Hawaii and Montana are among the states most reliant on activities like boating and fishing as a part of their economy. Across the country, recreation is becoming an increasingly important generator of jobs as well.

Outdoor Recreation Proves Important Moneymaker for These U.S. States

Tourism

Maine Is Launching a New Campaign to Drive Winter Tourism

We can't imagine this is a new pitch — snow should have been a selling point all along for the season. Though if skiers are aging out, as some industry folks suspect, the state had better diversify beyond winter sports.

Maine Is Launching a New Campaign to Drive Winter Tourism

Tourism

Maine Tourism Officials Want More Cruise Ships Even if Residents Don’t

Cruise ships bring a lot of people into a destination — for better and for worse. We understand why states want to attract the dollars that ship visits can bring, but officials would be wise to consider and try to address residents' concerns about the impact of increased tourism.

Maine Tourism Officials Want More Cruise Ships Even if Residents Don’t

Tourism

Maine Worries Its Offensive Governor Will Scare Off Tourists

Maine's governor is an embarrassment to the state, but unlike other states, Maine has not passed laws that restrict the freedoms of entire classes of residents and visitors. You can hate the politician but love your vacation.

Maine Worries Its Offensive Governor Will Scare Off Tourists

Tourism

Canada’s Weak Economy Is Bad News for Maine Tourism

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.

Canada’s Weak Economy Is Bad News for Maine Tourism

Tourism

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

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.

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

Tourism

Canada’s Weakened Economy Is Bad News for Maine’s Summer Tourism

On the flip side: It's a good time for Americans to visit Canada this summer.

Canada’s Weakened Economy Is Bad News for Maine’s Summer Tourism