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New advertising tagline for Las Vegas tourism

As it continues to distance itself from its hedonistic past and recalibrate as a business-focused destination, Las Vegas has rejigged its famous advertising slogan.  Gone is ‘What happens in Vegas, stays in Vegas’, to be replaced with ‘What Happens Here, Only Happens Here’. The new campaign launched during the Grammy …

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Yarde to lead Nevis Tourism Authority

The Nevis Tourism Authority has appointed Jadine Yarde to the role of chief executive of the organisation following an exhaustive review. The board conducted extensive interviews with more than 40 finalists which focused on their vision to grow the destination. Also examined werr their relevant and creative traditional and digital …

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British Airways cancels all mainland China flights

British Airways has suspended all direct flights to and from mainland China because of a coronavirus outbreak. The decision comes as the Foreign & Commonwealth Office has begun to advise “against all but essential travel” to mainland China as the outbreak continues to spread. The warning comes in addition to …

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Record visitor figures for two Caribbean destinations

Building on record 2018 arrivals and supported by continued public relations and marketing efforts to attract target audiences, Grenada has maintained its growth momentum in 2019. The destination – composed of Grenada, Carriacou and Petite Martinique – saw a preliminary total visitor number of 525,453 last year. According to data …

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Fitness First joins Nakheel Mall line-up in Dubai

Fitness First has now opened the doors at its newest club in Nakheel Mall, Palm Jumeirah. Spanning 1,652 square metres, the facility is centred around five brand new Fitness First concepts – including Kube, Box, Spin, Hot Studio and GX Studio. “With this incredible new club at Nakheel Mall, we …

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