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  • Americans’ favorite summer destinations revealed and it’s not Canada – price counts.

    As people across America gear up for summer vacation, new research reveals that low airfares are propelling many travelers to choose destinations in Mexico, the Caribbean and Central America. Airfare searches to these three regions represent nearly...

    • Posted July 21, 2014
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  • Russian tourism expected to drop by up to 30 percent

    The Ukraine crisis threatens to reduce tourism to Russia by more than a fifth as perceived risks drive customers away, according to one of the largest tour operators working with foreign visitors. The flow of foreign tourists...

    • Posted July 21, 2014
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  • Why are foreign tourists important?

    Spending by foreign tourists in Britain is set to rise 34 percent to over 27 billion pounds ($46 billion) a year by 2017, according to research published on Friday, boosting the country’s retail and leisure industries. A...

    • Posted July 21, 2014
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  • Tourism to Canada has dropped 20 percent

    Tourism is one of the world’s fastest-growing businesses, yet the number of international travellers to Canada has declined 20 percent since 2000, according to a report from Deloitte & Touché. Canada’s tourism industry is struggling to compete...

    • Posted March 25, 2014
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  • Congratulations to Quebec City

    According to the results of the Condé Nast Traveler reader’s choice survey published this month, Québec City has been rated the tenth best tourist destination in the world, the third best in North America and the best...

    • Posted March 25, 2014
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  • International Tourism demand exceeds expectations in the first half of 2013

    International tourist arrivals grew by 5% during the first half of 2013 compared to the same period of 2012, reaching almost 500 million, according to data released by the United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO). Growth was...

    • Posted September 30, 2013
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  • Canadian Tourism Commission Unveils New MICE Focus

    The Canadian Tourism Commission (CTC) introduced a new name for the CTC team responsible for MICE: Business Events Canada (BEC). The division will focus on seven priority sectors where Canada is internationally-recognized as a centre of excellence...

    • Posted August 28, 2013
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