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Major Cities Ban Travel to North Carolina: Destinations Pulse for March 30, 2016

Destination & Tourism | Janeen Christoff | March 30, 2016

Major Cities Ban Travel to North Carolina: Destinations Pulse for March 30, 2016

PHOTO: Raleigh, North Carolina. (Photo courtesy of Thinkstock)

Sweden Wants to Further Promote Tourism
Sweden would like to realize its true tourism potential by further promoting the destination. It is growing rapidly and the hospitality industry is showing a large growth potential for the country.

Major Cities Ban Travel to North Carolina
North Carolina is feeling the backlash of a new anti-LGBT bill that was signed into law by Governor Pat McCrory. Many major cities and states have banned state employees from traveling to the state and major companies have decried the law promoting “religious freedom.”

Tourism Booms on New Zealand’s South Island
Is Instagram the driving force behind New Zealand’s South Island tourism boom? It is a 'grammer’s paradise where “no filter” is a trending hashtag – and local tourism agencies are catching on.

Terror Attacks Affect Tourism to Europe
The terrorist attacks in Brussels are having an immediate and poosibly long-lasting impact on Europe. However, threat levels in Belgium have been reduced and the UK lifted its travel warning.


Mississippi Gulf Coast tourism has taken off this spring break and is looking forward to a busy summer season. Miles of sandy shoreline is drawing families to the coast for the first time – and with great success. 

How did cherry trees evolve into a tourist attraction? The fragile blossoms are a herald for the first signs of spring, but that’s not the whole story. They have been notorious since the 9th century. 

Now that Obama has visited, what’s next for Cuba? The President’s trip did more than just serve as a photo op – it has further paved the way for Americans to travel freely to the country. 

Rhode Island has rebranded its tourism slogan. The new slogan “Cooler & Warmer” is designed to align the state's best resources: quality of life, tourism appeal and a business-friendly environment. 

The British town of Windsor doesn’t just have royal ties. It is the perfect destination for a quick weekend getaway for those looking to escape the hustle and bustle of London. 


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