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Tourism industry workforce grows to record 38,900 people

A tourism boost across South Australia has created more than 1600 jobs in the past year, new figures reveal. Tourism Research Australia data showed the industry workforce has swelled to a record 38,900 people, up 4. 3 per cent during 2017-18. It follows the state’s tourism expenditure hitting a new …

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Which flight route makes the most money in the world?

OPINION Thailand is a proud country with a rich cultural tradition. And great food. Expats and visitors have been flocking to the Land of Smiles for a century, especially the last 20 years when tourism has surged to become a major contributor to the country’s GDP. But the veneer of …

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GUEST COLUMN: Come From Down Under

Toni Kearney For the past two years, I have been living in what feels like some sort of dream in the gorgeous city of Melbourne, Australia. The streets are lined with colorful characters and crazy graffiti, with each nook and cranny of the alleyways tickled with eccentric cafes serving up …

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Northern Arizona sees wear and tear from tourism love

Some of Arizona’s most scenic and fun spots are feeling the test of time. Decades of tourist love are stressing the region with traffic, pollution and noise. Local groups, state leaders and industry are focused on ramping up efforts to protect regions in Northern Arizona that rely heavily on tourism. …

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How to Go Mountain Gorilla Trekking in Uganda

Travelers who want to promote responsible tourism shouldn’t balk at pricey permit costs, as it, directly and indirectly, protects the animals. A portion of the permit cost goes to the park rangers, veterinarians, and trackers who ensure the animals’ health and safety. Another portion goes to help nearby communities, where …

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Smooth sailing for tour operators & tourism boards onboard Lady Sandals for VIP event

Smooth sailing for tour operators tourism boards onboard Lady Sandals for VIP event Friday, August 16, 2019 TORONTO — There was plenty of good cheer and a lot of laughs onboard the Lady Sandals last night, as Maureen Barnes-Smith, Director of Sales Marketing, Unique Vacations Canada Inc. and Gary Sadler, …

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Australia expects 40,000 Indian fans at ICC T20 World Cup next year

Australia expects to receive around 40,000 Indian cricket fans for the T20 World Cup tournaments next year giving a further boost to its tourism industry. While tourist arrivals from China (its largest source market) are slowing down, visitor numbers from India to Australia continue to grow in double digits. Tourism …

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Pilots’ strike: Cairns tourism identity warns Far North not to forget lessons on 30th anniversary

To use this website, cookies must be enabled in your browser. To enable cookies, follow the instructions for your browser below. Facebook App: Open links in External Browser There is a specific issue with the Facebook in-app browser intermittently making requests to websites without cookies that had previously been set. …

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South Australian Tourism Commission welcomes record tourism employment, on track for 2020 target – CAPA

CAPA publishes more than 400 global News Briefs every weekday, covering all aspects of the aviation and travel industry. It’s the most comprehensive source of market intelligence in the world, with around 50 per cent of content translated from non-English sources. The breadth of our coverage means you won’t need …

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Tourism in Guerrero, Mexico

The bus from Mexico City to Chilpancingo takes about four hours and runs around 10 times a day. It’s taken by commuters, tourists and people who live in the national capital returning to visit family. In my case, over the past year, I’ve been taking it to research and cover …

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