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Travel CEOs Urge Congress to Reauthorize Brand USA

Travel CEOs Urge Congress to Reauthorize Brand USA

As America’s of the global long-haul travel market declines, leaders of many of the largest and most recognizable travel industry corporations in the country have united to send Congress and the Trump administration a message, issuing a joint statement that calls for the reauthorization this year of Brand USA—the organization ...

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CEOs Call on Washington to Reauthorize Brand USA

CEOs Call on Washington to Reauthorize Brand USA

Concerned about the decline in America‘s of the international travel market issued a rare joint statement with a straightforward prescription for Congress and the administration to halt the slide: reauthorize Brand USA—the organization tasked with promoting the U.S. globally as a travel destination. “We the leaders of America‘s largest travel ...

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Green revolution on border to Russia

Green revolution on border to Russia

The recent municipal election brought a sweeping victory for the Green Party in Norway’s easternmost town. The party now takes over the mayor’s chair in Vardø after winning 23,2 percent of the votes. It is an overwhelming increase of 20,6 percentage points from the previous 2015 election. The party now ...

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Indonesia’s aquaculture goes digital

Indonesia’s aquaculture goes digital

New technologies are helping Indonesia tap into its huge potential in aquaculture and cement its position as one of the world’s top aquaculture nations. Indonesia’s aquaculture sector has enjoyed strong growth over the past decade and the country’s 6.2 million metric tonnes in 2017 placed it behind only China and ...

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Brexit, trade tensions affecting global tourism

Brexit, trade tensions affecting global tourism

By Ma. Stella F. Arnaldo / Special to the BusinessMirror ECONOMIC uncertainty and geopolitical tensions appear to be affecting tourism patterns all over the world. In the latest Tourism Barometer of the United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO), international tourist arrivals (overnight visitors) grew by 4.4 percent to 671 million ...

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More Chinese opt for travel during family reunion festival – Xinhua | English.news.cn

More Chinese opt for travel during family reunion festival - Xinhua | English.news.cn

SHANGHAI, Sept. 15 (Xinhua) — More Chinese celebrated the Mid-Autumn Festival, a traditional holiday for family get-together, by traveling instead, as data from tourism authorities and travel agencies show. According to Ctrip.com, China‘s major online travel agency, Chinese travelers have booked trips to tourist destinations in 88 countries and regions. ...

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Can an Underwater Desert Restore Jamaica’s Ailing Coral?

Can an Underwater Desert Restore Jamaica’s Ailing Coral?

Dating back nearly seven hundred million years, the wildly varied and beautiful sea dweller known as coral has entranced—and confused—humankind. Ancient naturalist Pliny the Elder classed red coral as a plant. Some of his contemporaries tagged it as a mineral. Aristotle called it “neither quite one thing or another,” between ...

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Hong Kong’s losses may be Singapore’s gain, new survey shows

Hong Kong's losses may be Singapore's gain, new survey shows

Singapore – Business confidence in Hong Kong is being hurt by ongoing protests in the Chinese city, and Singapore – Hong Kong’s long-time rival – stands to become Asia‘s leading financial hub and is likely to see economic gains as a result. That’s the finding of a survey by the American ...

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