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Destination Pulse: News and Notes for Jan. 29, 2016

Destination & Tourism | Janeen Christoff | January 29, 2016

Destination Pulse: News and Notes for Jan. 29, 2016

PHOTO: Beach in Cozumel. (Photo courtesy of Riviera Maya Tourism)

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Zika Virus Putting the Brakes on Babymoons
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These kid-friendly locales are perfect for a creating a great family adventure.

Are They Going to Turn off Niagara Falls?
That is the question being discussed at a small town hall meeting in New York.


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China’s big win: Visa-free travel to the country is a hit with its tourism industry players who believe it will boost tourism arrivals.

These eight quotes prove why Chris Hemsworth is the perfect tourism ambassador for Australia.

North Dakota Tourism is banking on native Joshua Duhamel’s star power to boost tourism numbers.


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