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Mayor Garcetti and L.A. Tourism & Convention Board Announce Record 47.3 Million Visitors in 2016

Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti and Los Angeles Tourism & Convention Board (L.A. Tourism) President & CEO Ernest Wooden Jr. today announced Los Angeles welcomed 47.3 million visitors in 2016, surpassing mid-year forecasts and breaking visitation records for the sixth …

  • Liberty Bell 7 finds place in The Children’s Museum of Indianapolis

    Published on : Tuesday, June 28, 2016

    Liberty Bell 7 can now be seen in the The Children’s Museum of Indianapolis. The Mercury spacecraft was flown by an Indian born pilot Virgil “Gus” Grissom and was the second American capsule to be sent to space.       The 55-year-old …

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  • International Cannabis Conference to discuss on the potentials of medical tourism

    Published on : Tuesday, June 28, 2016

    On Tuesday June 28th and Wednesday June 29, 2016, Puerto Rico will host its first official international cannabis conference, becoming only the fourth country in Latin America to enter into the cannabis trade. The $3 billion per year medical cannabis …

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  • 23 dead and many tourists stuck and in West Virginia flood

    Published on : Saturday, June 25, 2016

    23 have been reported to be dead and hundreds of citizens and tourists have been rescued, after a heavy downpour flooded West Virginia.     The rain has started from Tuesday 21st June. Over 9 inches of rain has drowned …

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  • Airside Development a Prime Site For Freight And Logistics

    Published on : Friday, June 24, 2016

    Construction is now complete on stage one of Brisbane Airport’s 8,887m² industrial development, Airport Freight Centre 4 (AFC4) at Export Park. Brisbane Airport Corporation’s (BAC) property division BNE Property delivered the first 5,000m² of the AFC4 development which takes full …

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  • Buildings burn down to the ground by California Wildfires

    Published on : Friday, June 24, 2016

    Wildfires in central California has forced hundreds of people to leave the region.     In the town of Lake Isabella, almost 80 buildings have been charred. Officials inform that 1500 more homes and commercial establishments are still at risk. …

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  • 140 years old Buenos Aires zoo plans to shut down

    Published on : Friday, June 24, 2016

    Buenos Aires announced the plan to close its zoo after 140 years, stating the fact that they consider captivation of wild animals to be degrading. The zoo used to be one of the major tourist attractions of Buenos Aires.   …

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  • New York may ban ads of unoccupied flats on Airbnb

    Published on : Wednesday, June 22, 2016

    A new bill in New York State is awaiting the confirmation by Governor Andrew Cuomo, which may soon ban all advertisements of empty apartments on Airbnb.     On Friday, 17th June, the bill got approved by New York State. …

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  • Los Angeles to open Glass Skyslide for tourists

    Published on : Wednesday, June 22, 2016

    A few daredevils tested the Skyslide, the new tourist attraction in Los Angeles, on 21st June, ahead of its official opening ceremony.     The outdoor glass slide is scary enough to send a chill down the spine of any …

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  • Santiago records worst levels of smog in Latin America

    Published on : Tuesday, June 21, 2016

    Santiago recorded the worst levels of smog in Latin America, according to figures published by the World Health Organization (WHO), reports La Tercera newspaper.   The city declared an environmental emergency, for the first time in the year, due to …

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  • Heat wave in Southwest USA sparks several wildfires

    Published on : Tuesday, June 21, 2016

    A record-setting heat wave, flowing through the Southwest USA, has started several wildfires from the start of summer.     More than 30,000 acres of land has been burnt down by three wild fires; Juniper Fire in Arizona, North Fire …

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  • Storm Danielle to flood eastern parts of Mexico

    Published on : Monday, June 20, 2016

    After forming on Monday morning in the Gulf of Mexico, Tropical Storm Danielle, is forecast to hit the east coast of Mexico later in the day, according to the National Hurricane Center.   The storm is expected to bring heavy …

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  • Disney knew but didn’t warn guests about alligators in property

    Published on : Friday, June 17, 2016

    It seems that Disney’s claim to protect guests from alligators in its resorts may not be altogether true as employees in the Orlando theme park have been complaining and warning the company about the presence of too many reptiles in …

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  • 20 British men trashed a Thomas Cook flight from Manchester

    Published on : Friday, June 17, 2016

    Police were waiting at the Las Vegas Airport to deal with 20 British men who were said to have trashed the plane leaving passengers terrified in a Thomas Cook flight from Manchester.     The airline is so disgusted with …

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  • Rio Olympics seems an afterthought for Brazil as Tourism Minister resigns

    Published on : Friday, June 17, 2016

    Brazil is in the midst of strong political instability as the country is also trying to cope up with the impeachment process against President Dilma Rousseff and now in the wake of the Olympic games with not even two months …

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  • Orlando tourism suffers 13 percent drop after three bad spells

    Published on : Thursday, June 16, 2016

    Florida, the most visited destination in the US set a record of 4.8 percent increase in tourists over the last year in the first quarter of 2016. A total of 29.8 million visited the state. But recent shooting of 49 …

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  • Body of toddler recovered from Disney World resort, Florida

    Published on : Thursday, June 16, 2016

    The dead body of Lane Graves, the two-year-old victim of alligator attack, was recovered in the afternoon on Wednesday, 16th June. Dozens of fire department officials, officials from the sheriff’s office, and professional divers rescued his body using sonar, after …

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  • NYC & Company goes through visual rebranding

    Published on : Wednesday, June 15, 2016

    NYC & Company underwent brand refreshment by rebuilding and re-imagining the official website. The new improved website includes two custom typefaces, custom colour panel and 250 or more custom icons.     Fred Dixon, the president of NYC & Company …

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  • SilverRail in partnership with Egenica to expand US rail

    Published on : Wednesday, June 15, 2016

    A recent announcement has been made by the SilverRail about the extension of partnership of SilverRail with Egencia. Egencia is the business travel brand of Expedia corporation.     Egencia was using API of SilverRail, since 2010, in order to …

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  • Kid abducted by Alligator at Florida Disney World Resort

    Published on : Wednesday, June 15, 2016

    On 14th June at nightfall, a two-year-old kid was snatched and dragged into the water by an alligator, near Disney World Resort and Spa at Orlando in Florida. The alligator took the child inside the Seven Seas Lagoon near the …

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  • Security in Florida Disney World resort hikes up after mass shooting

    Published on : Tuesday, June 14, 2016

    After Muslim gunman massacred and killed 50 people at Pulse Club on 12th June, Florida is considering the Disney World resort as a possible target for terror attack.     It has been discovered that Omar Mateen, the mass shooter …

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