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Obama Talks Tourism in Cuba: Destinations Pulse for March 23, 2016

Destination & Tourism | Janeen Christoff | March 23, 2016

Obama Talks Tourism in Cuba: Destinations Pulse for March 23, 2016

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Protesters Oppose Bali Tourism Development
There is mounting opposition to a mass tourism project in Bali. Any day now, a decision is due on a land reclamation project that includes plans for artificial islands to be constructed, taking up half of Benoa Bay.

Obama Talks Tourism in Cuba
An estimated 10 million U.S. visitors are expected to land on Cuba’s shores each year when tourism to the island officially takes off, and that is expected to put a strain on the nation’s infrastructure.

Israel Discourages Travel to Turkey
Turkey’s tourism market is in tatters and it’s not getting any better as Israel calls on its citizens to avoid visiting the country after the most recent attack in Istanbul.


The Slow Adventure Company believes in toning down the pace and exploring destinations on foot to find hidden gems and cultural treasures and get to know the landscape and natural features of the landscape.

The “That’s Wy” Wyoming tourism campaign is a hit and is expected to boost tourism to the state. It is aimed at a curious, intellectual and adventurous audience. 

Illionois says that budget cuts to its tourism budget are going to have a negative impact on its economy – and the damage could be severe. It’s estimated the state could lose $2.3 billion in visitor spending.

A town in Wisconsin is voting on whether or not to stay dry. In Wisconsin, known for beer brewing and binge drinking, Ephraim, just north of Green Bay, has stayed above the fray.


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