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NYC Expects to Recapture Tourism With TV Spots

July 26, 2021

New York City launched a television spot encouraging visitation to the destination. The “It’s Time for New York City” asks travelers “Where Were You Summer ’21?” This is the first iteration of three flights of television spots that will run throughout the campaign, with the second driving urgency to visit in the fall and the…

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Columbus Attractions Form ‘Museums for All’ Program

July 26, 2021

Starting mid-July, six Columbus, Ohio attractions started working together to make it easier for people to visit museums with the “Museums for All” program. The Columbus Museum of Art, COSI, Franklin Park Conservatory and Botanical Gardens, National Veterans Memorial and Museum, Ohio History Center and Ohio Village and the Wexner Center for the Arts launched…

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TN Launches “Tennesee On Me” Program

July 19, 2021

Tennessee officials really want tourists to come to the state, so travelers who book a two-night stay for the remainder of 2021 could get a $250 flight voucher as part of a $2.5 million program included in the state budget. The vouchers are good for flights to Nashville, Knoxville, Memphis and Chattanooga on either Delta,…

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U.S. Department of Commerce Invests Millions in Tourism

July 6, 2021

The U.S. Department of Commerce will soon announce a $750 million investment in travel and tourism, according to Gina Raimondo, the department secretary, speaking on a virtual forum conducted by the American Hotel & Lodging Association (AHLA). Raimondo said she is hopeful for a reasonably robust summer for leisure travel but added, “there’s a long way to go.”…

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Resorts World Announces Grubhub Partnership

June 30, 2021

Resorts World Las Vegas, which opened late June, will be the first hotel-casino to partner with mobile food-ordering app Grubhub as its de facto in-room dining platform. Through On the Fly at Resorts World, guests at the property can order from its 40 food and beverage spots and certain retail shops for pickup, room delivery…

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Dollywood Attraction Among Best of 2021

June 30, 2021

Theme Park Insider recently released a list of the top twelve 2021 new attractions for theme park fanatics to vote on. Included on that list is Dollywood’s Sweet Summer Nights, 3D drone and fireworks show done in partnership with Intel® Drone Light Shows. Taking place every night during Summer Celebration (June 25-July 31, 2021), this…

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New York Announces Second Phase of Revival Campaign

June 23, 2021

New York’s governor, Andrew Cuomo, recently announced the launch of two new spots as the second phase of the state’s $40 million campaign to support the revival of their tourism industry. The new spots feature world-class attractions from regions across the state, showing the breadth and variety New York has to offer. The campaign will…

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Tripadvisor Launching Subscription Service

June 23, 2021

Tripadvisor Chief Experience Officer Lindsay Nelson talks about the company’s upcoming subscription offering in an interview with PhocusWire. She reveals that the program is free for accommodation suppliers to join, while travelers can sign up for an annual fee of $99. She also claims that members will save an average of $350 per hotel say.…

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Hopper Enables Hotel Price Freeze Feature

June 23, 2021

Hopper has enabled the ability for consumers to freeze the price for hotel bookings. The feature is meant to alleviate the uncertainty travelers may be feeling due to the pandemic but has also helped consumers save roughly $17 per night during its testing period. This offering is a follow-up on other similar offerings, such as…

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Pennsylvania Hotel Taxes to Help Fund Tourism Marketing

June 16, 2021

A bill that would divert a portion of hotel occupancy tax in Pennsylvania into a new fund supporting tourism marketing, museums and art and culture organizations is close to being approved. Dubbed the Tourism, Museum and Arts Funding Act, the proposed legislation would direct one percentage point of Pennsylvania’s 6% hotel occupancy tax into bolstering…

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