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Still most visited place, Orlando had 75 million visitors
Orlando had 75 million visitors last year as the theme park mecca continued to be the most visited destination in the United States, tourism officials said Thursday.
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We all love to hate on social media, liking friends’ incredible travel posts while secretly hating the fact that they’re there and you’re, well, anywhere but.
United Airlines trims growth plan for 2019
The grounding of its Boeing 737 Max jets is causing United Airlines to trim growth plans for this year, and the carrier expects to discuss potential compensation with Boeing.
An “unprecedented” start for Jamaica tourism in 2019
Jamaica’s tourism sector has reported an “unprecedented start” to 2019, with record-breaking arrival figures and earnings.
CLIA’s latest stats show 9% increase in North American cruise market
Cruising continues to grow in leaps and bounds with an almost 7% increase from 2017 to 2018, for a total of some 28.5 million passengers, according to new data from CLIA.
Delta tops long-running ranking of U.S. airlines
Delta Air Lines comes in first in a long-running study that ranks U.S. airlines by how often flights arrive on time and other statistical measures.
Curacao’s visitor numbers continue to climb
The Curacao Tourist Board says the continuous support of the CTB and partners to promote the Curacao brand in North America is reaping rewards for the island.
Increase in Canadians, new cruise port and hotels for the D.R.
The Dominican Republic has once again solidified its reputation for being a top vacation destination, welcoming over 900,000 Canadians in 2018.
Luxury retail network Virtuoso’s sharpening its focus on the Canadian market
Virtuoso’s Canadian footprint has expanded to more than 2,200 advisors, up 18% since 2017, with year-over-year sales growth pegged at 26% for a total of US$2.1 billion.
The Bahamas reports strongest tourism numbers ever
The Bahamas has achieved its highest number of international arrivals ever, thanks in part to a boost in lift from source markets including Canada. The strong numbers have resulted in record hotel occupancy levels.
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