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California’s Spectacular 17-Mile Drive

Just the mention of California’s coastal 17-Mile Drive is guaranteed to bring gasps and huge smiles from anyone who’s experienced it. As one of America’s most scenic drives, the route meanders along the Monterey Peninsula passing through an area commonly known as Pebble Beach. Much of this idyllic wind-sculpted forested …

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Dominica welcomes first cruise post hurricane Maria

Dominica welcomed the MV Mein Schiff 3 of TUI Cruises earlier, which brought in well over 2,000 passengers to the destination’s shores. This was the first major cruise call to Dominica and the first call to the Roseau Cruise Ship Berth post hurricane Maria. Dominica’s ability to welcome visitors to …

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Iberia launces new flights to Managua, Nicaragua

Iberia will launch a new route from London to Managua, Nicaragua, via Madrid in October, with three return flights per week. The new Iberia flight will be the sole direct link between Europe and Nicaragua, which is becoming a popular adventure and cultural tourist destination, offering great beaches for sun …

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Jamaica to host Caribbean Travel Marketplace 2019

The Caribbean’s largest tourism marketing event will be held in Jamaica next year. The Caribbean Hotel & Tourism Association officially announced that the 37th edition of Caribbean Travel Marketplace will be held at the Montego Bay Convention Centre from January 29th-31st, 2019.  The event will be held in collaboration with …

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Cyprus sees record tourism figures for 2017

The Cyprus Tourism Organisation is celebrating a record-breaking year for tourism with global visitors up 14.6 per cent in 2017 compared to 2016. From January to December 2017, Cyprus’ global tourist arrivals reached 3,652,073; a 14.6 per cent increase on 2016 (3,186,531). Of these, there were 1,253,839 UK arrivals; an …

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Tourism Remains Strong in Acapulco

WHY IT RATES: The baton was passed from Mazatlan to Acapulco during Tianguis Turistico, which took place April 14-18. —Janeen Christoff, TravelPulse Senior Writer. Acapulco tourism authorities have confirmed that the destination remains strong and is determined to continue working hard as it celebrates the confirmation of the 2019 Tianguis …

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Most booked U.S. destination: Cruises to Alaska

MIAMI – Amy Hurley of Boston cruised in Alaska in 2017 with three generations of her family. Outside of Ketchikan, she had a jaw-dropping moment – the kind you dream about in anticipation of a cruise to a bucket list destination. “We saw four whales spiraling down to create a …

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Family-Friendly Fun Awaits in Nassau

Looking for the ideal destination for a summer family vacation? Nassau, the Bahamas, could just be the place. With an abundant offering of family-friendly activities and a host of accommodation options, the Caribbean island paradise awaits multigenerational groups of any size. What’s most impressive is the area’s numerous family-friendly activities …

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