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Destination Pulse: News and Notes for Dec. 7, 2015

Destination & Tourism | Janeen Christoff | December 07, 2015

Destination Pulse: News and Notes for Dec. 7, 2015

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NOLA Prepares for Tourism Boost From Sugar Bowl
The 82nd annual Allstate Sugar Bowl may still be weeks away, but it's already on the minds of city officials, residents and visitors alike in the Crescent City.

Jamaican Government Working to Diversify Tourism Sector
The government will be working with a number of public-private partners for the long-term expansion, development and diversification of the tourism industry.

How to Stay Sane When Traveling for the Holidays
Nearly 47 million Americans took to the highways for Thanksgiving this year, making it the busiest driving holiday in eight years, according to AAA. Expect more of the same for Christmas, fueled by a healthy economy and low fuel prices.

Warm Weather Driving Tourists to Northland, New Zealand
Northland can expect a multi-million dollar boost from wealthy Aucklanders and overseas tourists over the coming months as growing visitor numbers continue to keep cash registers ringing.


Palace Resorts is seeking to Invest $300 million more in Jamaica's tourism sector.

Guilt-free tourism: would you pay $11 for a carbon-neutral holiday?

Labour shortage in Banff and Lake Louise is becoming a challenge for tourism.

An epic ski and snowboard season fueled by El Nino is unfolding in the West. 


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