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Is Philadelphia cooler than New York City? Destinations Pulse for March 4, 2016

Destination & Tourism | Janeen Christoff | March 04, 2016

Is Philadelphia cooler than New York City? Destinations Pulse for March 4, 2016

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Cherry Blossoms Drive Tourism to Japan, South Korea and Taiwan
You had better hurry if you want to get in on cherry blossom season. An early Easter, which coincides with the bloom, is sucking up available tours and flights to Japan, South Korea and Taiwan.

Is Philadelphia Cooler Than New York City?
The Tornoto Star thinks it is, touting Philly’s art museums, vibrant youth culture, growing food scene and historical background as just a few of the reasons

Sustainable Tourism Conference to Take Place in Beijing
The United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) and the government of China are organizing the First World Conference on Tourism for Development. The meeting is aimed at finding ways to advance tourism toward the UN Sustainable Development Goals and will take place in May.

Canada Capitalizes on Trump
Canada is beginning to capitalize on its Trump moment and Cape Breton, Nova Scotia’s offer of refuge. After seeing a 975 percent increase in interest in the destination, Nova Scotia is now promoting Google Ads to further the interest.


Get ready to grow your bucket list. These photos from the 2016 Sony World Photography Worlds are about to blow your mind and likely have you packing your bags. 

Tours to Turkey are boosting coastal tourism. Package tours to Dalaman are making it easier for visitors to get to Dalaman and explore Turkey’s Aegean Coast, which is good news for a country that is experiencing a flagging tourism economy.

How to have a successful spring break? Pick the right destination – and one that appeals to the whole crew. Do you want warm weather or a cool break? Several destinations highlight the advantages to both. 

Travel and Adventure Show founder says that U.S. travelers are going to be hitting the road in droves due to the power of a strong dollar and Australia, New Zealand and Canada stand to benefit. 

Myrtle Beach, SC, isn’t winning prizes when it comes to favorable spring break locations. It was ranked as one of the 20 “trashiest” places for a vacation. On the upside, it was number 12 this year, dropping nine spots down the list. 


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