West U.S. Travel Update: Disney Park to Celebrate Lunar New Year, Holocaust Museum Houston Gets Major Expansion
Jul30

West U.S. Travel Update: Disney Park to Celebrate Lunar New Year, Holocaust Museum Houston Gets Major Expansion

Disney Park to Celebrate Lunar New Year California The Lunar New Year Celebration at Disney California Adventure Park in Anaheim will return in 2019. Year of the Dog festivities from January 26 to February 18 will include a wide variety of foods, live performances and other events inspired by Chinese, Korean and Vietnamese cultures. Popular favorites that are coming back: “Hurry Home,” an evening water show at Paradise Bay; Lucky...

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East U.S. Travel Update: Guinness Brewery in Baltimore to Offer Tours,Oprah Winfrey Exhibit Comes to the Smithsonian
Jul30

East U.S. Travel Update: Guinness Brewery in Baltimore to Offer Tours,Oprah Winfrey Exhibit Comes to the Smithsonian

Guinness Brewery in Baltimore to Offer Tours Maryland The Guinness Open Gate Brewery & Barrel House, the first ever purpose-built Guinness brewery in America, will open late this year at a site once occupied by the historic Calvert distillery. Located about 10 miles southwest of downtown Baltimore and four miles from BWI International Airport, it will brew Guinness Blonde American lager and other beers, but not the classic...

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WTM London 2018 Turns the Spotlight on the Regions
Jun05

WTM London 2018 Turns the Spotlight on the Regions

WTM London 2018, the leading global event for the travel industry, will be the world’s local meeting place this November as the event adopts an increased regional focus and evolves into seven co-located events under one roof.

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Central U.S. Travel Update: Architecture Center Gets New Chicago Home, Dinosaurs Dominate in Kansas
May31

Central U.S. Travel Update: Architecture Center Gets New Chicago Home, Dinosaurs Dominate in Kansas

New Home for Chicago Architecture Center • Illinois The Chicago Architecture Center (CAC) this summer moves into a new home fronting the Chicago River, just above the dock for the popular Chicago Architecture Foundation (CAF) River Cruise aboard Chicago’s First Lady Cruises. The Wacker Drive location will house expanded exhibition space and one of the best gift shops for Chicago books and souvenirs as well as serving as the...

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West U.S. Travel Update: Space Needle Gets Face Lift, Denver Gets Museum Updates
May31

West U.S. Travel Update: Space Needle Gets Face Lift, Denver Gets Museum Updates

Space Needle Changes • Washington The observation decks of Seattle’s iconic Space Needle are undergoing a $100 million “spacelift” and soon will unveil new features. The addition of glass panels in the open-air area will allow guests to sit in attached glass benches that will tilt in such a way that they give visitors unparalleled views downward, allowing them to “dangle” their feet over Seattle. Back inside, a circular stairway made...

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South U.S. Travel Update: Derby Museum Undergoes Major Renovations, Toy Story Lance Opens in Florida
May31

South U.S. Travel Update: Derby Museum Undergoes Major Renovations, Toy Story Lance Opens in Florida

Derby Museum Expands • Kentucky The Kentucky Derby Museum in Louisville is undergoing a $6.5 million renovation that will be completed in time for the 2018 Breeders’ Cup at Churchill Downs Racetrack in November. The project will add over 11,000 square feet of brand new space to the museum and includes the renovation of 5,000 square feet of existing space. It will be the largest expansion of the museum’s footprint since the building...

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East U.S. Travel Update: Law Enforcement Museum Coming to Washington, D.C., New Niagara Falls Attraction Comes to New York
May31

East U.S. Travel Update: Law Enforcement Museum Coming to Washington, D.C., New Niagara Falls Attraction Comes to New York

Museum to Recognize Law Enforcement • Washington, D.C. The National Law Enforcement Museum opens this fall at the Motorola Solutions Foundation Building in downtown D.C.’s Judiciary Square. Experiences and exhibits ranging from the meticulous and messy world of forensics and DNA analysis to how law officers are portrayed in pop culture. Visitors will hear real-life, first-hand accounts of what it’s like to be an officer in an...

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World Travel Mart’s 2018 Global Events Set Milestone and Attendance Records
May30

World Travel Mart’s 2018 Global Events Set Milestone and Attendance Records

The first three major World Travel Mart (WTM) worldwide events to take place so far this year have each attracted an even bigger slice of the globe’s travel representatives, posting record attendance figures and marking major milestones on the exhibition floor.

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