U.S. Inbound Tour Operators Urge Continued Funding for Brand USA
May24

U.S. Inbound Tour Operators Urge Continued Funding for Brand USA

In response to President Trump’s FY18 budget proposal, which recommends zero appropriations for the federal matching funds needed to operate Brand USA, the International Inbound Travel Association urges Congress to continue funding for Brand USA, the tourism marketing organization for the United States. Brand USA is funded by an annual match of $100 million from the Electronic System for Travel Authorization fees paid by international...

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THE RIDE Celebrates Record-Breaking 15,000th Performance
May23

THE RIDE Celebrates Record-Breaking 15,000th Performance

THE RIDE and THE TOUR (powered by THE RIDE) roll every day of the year. They are now preparing for THE RIDE’s 15,000th performance  on June 15 and THE TOUR’s 2,500th performance on June 12. How impressive is this? Let’s compare; on June 15, The Phantom of the Opera, Broadway’s longest-running show, will play its 12,227th performance. Chicago will play its 8,552nd performance and The Lion King will play its 8,152nd...

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Mayflower Tours Promotes Nish Patel to President
May12

Mayflower Tours Promotes Nish Patel to President

Mayflower Tours has announced the promotion of Nish Patel to president, effective immediately.

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American Prohibition Museum to Open in Savannah, GA
May03

American Prohibition Museum to Open in Savannah, GA

The American Prohibition Museum, the first and only museum in the United States dedicated to the history of Prohibition, will open its doors to the public on Monday, May 29, 2017. Located in historic City Market, the American Prohibition Museum will take guests back into 1900s as anti-alcohol rallies swept the United States and the booze problem was pushed into the forefront of American politics.  Through immersive displays and...

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Harley-Davidson Museum Announces Opening of Special Exhibit “The Race of Gentlemen”
Apr27

Harley-Davidson Museum Announces Opening of Special Exhibit “The Race of Gentlemen”

At the intersection of speed and style, The Race of Gentlemen has become a must-see and must-do automotive carnival. Dedicated craftsmen and women build and restore vintage American hot rods and motorcycles to blast down the beaches of the Jersey Shore. This summer, the Harley-Davidson Museum is proud to bring together the vehicles, the artistry and the personalities that make up The Race of Gentlemen for its special exhibit. “The...

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Atlantic City Tourism District Commander to Receive Spirit of Hospitality Award
Apr27

Atlantic City Tourism District Commander to Receive Spirit of Hospitality Award

The Casino Reinvestment Development Authority (CRDA) today announced that Atlantic City Tourism District Commander Thomas R. Gilbert will receive the 2017 Spirit of Hospitality Award during this year’s Atlantic City Host Awards on May 3. Presented each year, the Spirit of Hospitality Award is bestowed upon an outstanding individual who has made a long-lasting and significant contribution to the Atlantic City region’s hospitality and...

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Ocean City, Maryland Adds New Attraction of National Importance
Apr24

Ocean City, Maryland Adds New Attraction of National Importance

The new Harriet Tubman Visitor Center, a collaboration between the state of Maryland and National Park Service resources, was dedicated in March and is now open. This exciting facility is of national importance, as visitors can discover the authentic displays situated in the rural marshlands where Harriet Tubman was born. Tubman, known as the “Conductor of the Underground Railroad,” was born into slavery in Dorchester County, and this...

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NTA Enters into Partnership with OMCA and TPOC
Apr21

NTA Enters into Partnership with OMCA and TPOC

The National Tour Association is partnering with the Ontario Motor Coach Association and the Travel Professionals of Color to collaborate around advocacy, education and membership.

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