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Are Travel Bans Really Turning Off Global Travelers and International Attendees?

Are Travel Bans Really Turning Off Global Travelers and International Attendees? | Inspiration Hub | Scoop.it
Maybe not, according to a new report from the U.S. Travel Association.
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U.S. Airlines and Cruise Lines Could Lose $3.5 Billion if Trump Reverses Cuba Policies

U.S. Airlines and Cruise Lines Could Lose $3.5 Billion if Trump Reverses Cuba Policies | Inspiration Hub | Scoop.it
If President Donald Trump follows through and rolls back U.S. policies toward travel to Cuba, U.S.-based airlines and cruise lines could lose an estimated
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Hosting mega-events: Managing innovation in infrastructure

Hosting mega-events: Managing innovation in infrastructure | Inspiration Hub | Scoop.it

A new report published by The Economist Intelligence Unit looks at the lessons learnt from hosting some of the biggest events in the world – from Olympics to the World Cups. Hosting mega-events: Managing innovation in infrastructure, sponsored by Philips, includes EIU analysis and comments from a panel of eight prominent experts, including Sir John Armitt, chairman of the Olympic Delivery Authority, UK and Nick Bitel, the chief executive of the London Marathon.

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FAA Predicts U.S. Aviation System Will Grow; U.S. Travel Calls for Infrastructure Boost

FAA Predicts U.S. Aviation System Will Grow; U.S. Travel Calls for Infrastructure Boost | Inspiration Hub | Scoop.it
The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) released its annual forecast today, predicting that the nation’s aviation system will continue to grow over the next two decades with a greater number of people expected...
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Eastern Europe: Sochi After the Games

Eastern Europe: Sochi After the Games | Inspiration Hub | Scoop.it
Russian organizers are predicting that after the Games, Sochi will become one of the most important Russian meetings industry centres. To this end, the organizers opened the Sochi Convention Bureau.
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The Return on Investment of Brand USA Marketing

The Return on Investment of Brand USA Marketing | Inspiration Hub | Scoop.it

Destination marketing is a proven driver of economic development and is particularly important due to the unique characteristics of the tourism sector and the global travel market. Oxford Economics, in coordination with its Tourism Economics subsidiary company, onducted a detailed analysis of the return on investment of Brand USA’s marketing in its 2013 fiscal year (October 1, 2012-September 30, 2013).

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Travel Effect

Travel Effect | Inspiration Hub | Scoop.it

Despite the size and positive impact of the U.S. Travel industry, the act of traveling has yet to be seen as an essential part of our lives, businesses and economy. The Travel Effect campaign reverses that thinking and proves that the travel experience and the travel industry as a whole actually have a measurable and purposeful impact. The Travel Effect proves through new and original research the economic, societal, business and personal benefits of travel, demonstrating the real truth behind the "hidden" impacts that travel can have on us all. 

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International Travel Trade Show's Economic Impact Rivals Super Bowl

A comparison of the economic impact of the 2013 IPW event in Las Vegas with a similar study of the 2012 Super Bowl in Indianapolis shows that, while the Super Bowl attracted more attendees, the measurable total impact of IPW is longer—three years as opposed to four days—and significantly larger across key economic categories. For the host city, IPW produced more than four times as many direct expenditures; delivered more than five times the amount of GDP value-added direct impact; and generated greater tax revenues across the local, state and federal levels.

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London Seeks More Life Science Conferences + Four Questions For Events

London Seeks More Life Science Conferences + Four Questions For Events | Inspiration Hub | Scoop.it

London & Partners, the official tourism body for the UK's most populated city, has begun the process of recruiting ambassadors to aid its efforts in securing congresses and investment from within the Greater London Authority's target sectors—most notably, from the life sciences community. 

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Australia:Australia Day honours for Club Melbourne Ambassadors

Australia:Australia Day honours for Club Melbourne Ambassadors | Inspiration Hub | Scoop.it
Two Club Melbourne Ambassadors have been officially recognised on the Australia Day 2014 Honours List for their outstanding medical contributions and service to the community.
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U.S. Travel Responds to State of the Union: Travel Can Help Job Creation

U.S. Travel Responds to State of the Union: Travel Can Help Job Creation | Inspiration Hub | Scoop.it
The U.S. Travel Association policy experts responded to elements of President Obama's State of the Union address that point to better facilitation of travel.
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Worldwide exhibitions for incentive travel, meetings and events - taking place in Frankfurt & Las Vegas.