Articles tagged “tourism”

The Current State of the Trump Travel Ban Appeals

The Current State of the Trump Travel Ban Appeals

Gene Johnson, Associated Press

The majority of U.S. Violence is homegrown. We'd love to see some effort put into making travel to the United States much more streamlined and efficient. Not going to happen under the current administration.

1 week ago

Tourists Set a New Record for Spending in Utah

Tourists Set a New Record for Spending in Utah

Associated Press

Utah, whose tourism depends on outdoor attractions, has strong visitation for the moment, but this could change if some national monuments lose their status.

1 week ago

Vegas Bets on Wellness Offerings for Tourists

Vegas Bets on Wellness Offerings for Tourists

Regina Garcia Cano, Associated Press

Namaste y'all. Vegas is yet another destination, much like Beverly Hills, that's hoping to attract more tourists with wellness-minded activities.

1 week ago

Trump’s Travel Ban Faces Second Round at West Coast Appeals Court

Trump’s Travel Ban Faces Second Round at West Coast Appeals Court

Kartikay Mehrotra, Bloomberg

Trump's revised travel ban, his incredibly expensive border wall, and his tendency to skip Congress and use executive orders still have the travel industry's stomach in knots.

1 week ago

New Zealand Has Reduced Its Outlook on Chinese Tourism

New Zealand Has Reduced Its Outlook on Chinese Tourism

Tracy Withers, Bloomberg

Tourism has quietly become New Zealand's top export. But uncertainty surrounding the desire and ability of Chinese travelers to visit has drastically reduced its outlook for the future.

1 week ago

Florida’s Governor Touts Tourism Numbers While Considering Marketing Cuts

Florida’s Governor Touts Tourism Numbers While Considering Marketing Cuts

Associated Press

Expect the governor to make a lot of noise about the role of tourism in the coming weeks as he prepares the state for his veto of a spending bill that will drastically cut Visit Florida's budget.

1 week ago

U.S. Travelers Want to Go to Cuba But Brands Were Too Aggressive, Too Soon

U.S. Travelers Want to Go to Cuba But Brands Were Too Aggressive, Too Soon

Dan Peltier, Skift

Travel brands and Cuba's ailing infrastructure are already struggling with accommodating 285,000 U.S. travelers per year in and around Havana. What happens when that number multiplies by seven?

1 week ago

Montana Has More Tourists, But They’re Spending Less

Montana Has More Tourists, But They’re Spending Less

Associated Press

Translation? Less disposable income makes travelers more frugal, but doesn't always stop them from traveling.

1 week ago

U.S. Travel Industry Jobs Show Healthy Growth and 12 Other Tourism Trends This Week

U.S. Travel Industry Jobs Show Healthy Growth and 12 Other Tourism Trends This Week

Sarah Enelow, Skift

These are the tourism trends we were talking about this week.

1 week ago

Orlando Tourism Grew in 2016 But Not Without Tragedy and Challenges

Orlando Tourism Grew in 2016 But Not Without Tragedy and Challenges

Mike Schneider, Associated Press

Orlando had some heartache this year that caused brief lulls in tourism but with new attractions planned at Disney and Universal, for example, in the coming year the city is on tap to remain America's most popular destination.

1 week ago

U.S. Travel Industry Jobs Show Healthy Growth During Trump’s First 100 Days

U.S. Travel Industry Jobs Show Healthy Growth During Trump’s First 100 Days

Dan Peltier, Skift

Much of the hiring that happened during the past four months was likely planned last year and before President Trump took office. Travel industry employers, however, don't seem shaken by the president's first 100 days and leisure, hospitality and aviation jobs growth have been leading the way so far this year.

2 weeks ago

Wyoming Looks to Eclipse Tourism for a Bump This Summer

Wyoming Looks to Eclipse Tourism for a Bump This Summer

Bob Moen, Associated Press

It's a short window to capture visitors, so Wyoming will need to use the eclipse news peg as a way to remind potential tourists why Wyoming is great any time of the year.

2 weeks ago