Home / Tag Archives: tourism

Tag Archives: tourism

Feed Subscription

In Wake of U.S. Policy Shift, Travel Industry Eyes Cuba Tourism

In Wake of U.S. Policy Shift, Travel Industry Eyes Cuba Tourism

President Barack Obama on Wednesday announced plans to restore full diplomatic relations with Cuba after 50 years. The decision will ease travel restrictions for family visits, public performances, and professional, educational, and religious activities, among other categories. Tourist travel remains ...

Read More »

Boston Marathon to Bring Economic Boost to Region

Boston Marathon to Bring Economic Boost to Region

The 118th Boston Marathon on April 21, 2014, and surrounding marathon-related events including the John Hancock Sports & Fitness Expo and the Boston Athletic Association (BAA) 5K, will bring an estimated $175.8 million in spending impact to the Greater Boston ...

Read More »

New Orleans Hotels Approve Room-Tax Hike

New Orleans Hotels Approve Room-Tax Hike

Last year in Louisiana, a state law was passed that would allow for New Orleans hotels to impose a new 1.75 percent room charge to generate more revenue for tourism promotion. In order to pass, the law required representatives of ...

Read More »

Los Angeles Hotels Broke Records in 2013

Los Angeles Hotels Broke Records in 2013

LOS ANGELES—Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti and Los Angeles Tourism and Convention Board (LA Tourism) President and CEO Ernest Wooden Jr. announced that Los Angeles welcomed a record 42.2 million visitors in 2013, a 2 percent increase over 2012’s 41.4 ...

Read More »
Scroll To Top