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Egypt Plans to Bring Back Visitors: Destinations Pulse for April 11, 2016

Destination & Tourism | Janeen Christoff | April 11, 2016

Egypt Plans to Bring Back Visitors: Destinations Pulse for April 11, 2016

Good Omens for Irish Tourism
An exceptional start to the year in terms of visitor numbers is a good omen says Irish tourism officials – but as the euro strengthens, could there be signs of a slow down?

Lisbon Is a Win for LGBT Travelers
While Paris and Berlin seemingly get all of the love, Lisbon is transforming into a paradise for gay travelers in a way that feels integrated and natural – and it helps that Portugal has legalized gay marriage.

Jamaica Plans for Double-Digit Tourism Growth
Jamaica Tourism Minister Edmund Bartlett has outlined a plan to achieve double-digit tourism growth within the country. There are five pillars on which the agency will seek to transform the island’s tourism sector.

Egypt Plans to Lure Back Visitors
Egypt is hoping that visitors can ignore recent headlines and remember the nation for its pyramids and beaches rather than for downed flights and violence. Its new tourism minister is confident the nation can bring back visitors.


White-sand beaches, coral and crystal clear waters may sound like the Caribbean, but it can also be found in Scotland. These 10 beaches offer all of the glory of the tropics in places like Mull, Shetland and Skye.

 SpaceX just completed its first successful cargo delivery to the International Space Station and landing at sea with recoverable rockets – so now it’s off to Mars, according to owner Elon Musk.

A new survey brings to life just what the average tourist to Las Vegas looks like from the average age of visitors to how many people booked their travel to Vegas via social media platforms.

 L.A.’s port city of San Pedro may be getting an upgrade. Visitors could soon be riding more trolleys to and from the port to the city. San Pedro is looking to grow the number of trolleys they have from two to four.

Kenya plans to boost the number of charter flights to the country in order to increase visitor numbers. Beginning this summer, new flights will be added in hopes of a aiding the recovery. 


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