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Singapore thinks Formula One racing will continue to pull in tourists

Singapore has found the best way to keep tourists coming, even in a tough economy, is to host and market unique events that visitors are willing to save up and splurge on.

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Tourism campaign portrays Connecticut as a good place to do business and enjoy fall foliage

TV spots are marketed wisely: leisure ads go to New York for weekenders and day-trippers, while business-focused ads are aired nationally and likely benefit from the state’s proximity to Manhattan.

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SkiftStats: Tourism industry in India supports 39 million jobs, 6.4 percent of GDP

India knows tourism is a huge revenue booster and job creator and has continued to take steps to increase its role in the economy by relaxing restrictions surrounding border visas and airline investors.

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Vietnam eases visa procedures and launches tourism campaign in Gulf region

As tourism continues to grow in Southeast Asia, Vietnam is just one of several nations looking for untapped tourism markets to increase awareness of its travel opportunites and generate greater revenue.

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Gastronomy and the hunt for authentic experiences: the future of food tourism

Food tourism has the potential to be the next big growth market as the hunger for more authentic and local experiences among tourists rise.

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Moving away from industrial model of tourism to “conscious travel”

Responsible tourism is not a trend, but a reality we all have to move towards to make sure tourism and travel lasts for generations to come. Conscious travel is a step in that direction.

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Gay travelers are headed to New York, London and Paris in 2013

Despite New York's strong showing, the U.S. is slipping in the rankings while the UK moves up thanks to London's post-Olympic glow.

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Tourists can now visit the The Republic of Fairytales in South Korea

Nine Korean provinces and a micronation are teaming up to promote regional tourism through a shared currency, travel programs, and unique attempt to bring childlike fun to the industry.

Tourists can now visit the The Republic of Fairytales in South Korea

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SkiftStats: Tourism industry in China is ninth largest export, 9.2 percent of GDP

The tourism sector is growing faster in Asia than any other region worldwide and has slowly become more important to the Chinese economy than traditional industries like car manufacturing.

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Hipster tourists are not welcome in Berlin, say city residents

Long-time Berliners not pleased with the rapid influx of young tourists over the last 20 years, but they should wise up to realize that tourism is also keeping the cash-strapped city financially afloat.

Hipster tourists are not welcome in Berlin, say city residents