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Peru is a Culinary Powerhouse

Peru continues to make a name for itself in the culinary world. For the sixth consecutive year, Peru was named ‘Best Culinary Destination in the World’ at the World Travel Awards. Recently held at the JW Marriott Phu Quoc Emerald Bay in Vietnam, Machu Picchu was also once again recognized …

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Visit Mississippi Gulf Coast Names New CEO

The Mississippi Gulf Coast Regional Convention & Visitors Bureau has a new chief executive officer. Milton Segarra will officially take over the CEO position on January 8, 2018. Many travel insiders know Segarra from his time as the CEO of Meet Puerto Rico, where he led a team of 29 …

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UK revels in record year of tourism growth

An extra £872 million in visitor spending was generated across the UK in the last year as a result of work by national tourism agency VisitBritain/VisitEngland latest figures show. This means for every pound invested in the organisation, £20 of additional visitor spend was generated for the economy. The figures, …

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Qatar unveils next chapter of Tourism 2030 strategy

Qatar has launched the next chapter of its National Tourism Sector Strategy 2030, which charts the next five years of the tourism sector’s growth in the destination. The bold and transformative plan was announced by Abdullah bin Nasser bin Khalifa Al Thani, Qatar prime minister and minister of interior, at …

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Puerto Rico’s Back in Time for the Holidays

After Hurricane Maria devastated much of the Caribbean, the island of Puerto Rico is once again open for business as the busy winter tourism season kicks into gear. With more than 100 hotels operating, four thousand restaurants serving customers and tourism attractions across the island open, travelers looking to visit …

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