How Apple's Reno warehouse became eligible for a tourism tax break
The tax break Apple is seeking in downtown Reno is meant for tourism-generating projects. But a couple quirks in state law could allow Apple to get it for a warehouse.
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The Johnson City Board of Education on Monday decided that the best way to send Nashville a message that the ongoing failure of the TNReady student and teacher assessment system must be corrected is to offer the state an alternative testing plan.
Tourism ecosystems: A way to think about challenges and solutions to tourism development
Ecosystem: A complex of living organisms, their physical environment, and all their interrelationships in a particular unit of space. Tourism: A social, cultural and economic phenomenon that entails the movement of people to countries or places outside their usual environment for personal, business or professional purposes. I was part of a tourism ecosystem, once, when I built and operated a small lodge on the banks of…
Tourism: Trends and Strategies
World Tourism Organization UNWTO
Tourism – an economic and social phenomenon Over the decades, tourism has experienced continued growth and deepening diversification to become one of the fastest growing economic sectors in the world. Modern tourism is closely linked to development and encompasses a growing number of new destinations. These dynamics have turned tourism into a key driver for socio-economic progress. Today, the business volume of tourism equals or even…
Why dark tourism is important
Although not the easiest places to visit in our travels, experiencing dark tourism is profound way to see another culture and why it's so important.
Tourism is vital to economy
Tue, May 7, 2019, 00:07 Sir, – You rightly point out in your recent editorial on Irish tourism (“ Crying wolf, again”, May 4th ) that the sector is a vital part of the economy in terms of employment and exchequer returns. However, you then go on to criticise the representative group for Irish tourism interests, the Irish Tourism Industry Confederation (ITIC), for warning that growth may only be half of what was officially forecast earlier this year as a result of weakening…
What Tourism Looks Like
When visitors come to town for a quick getaway, to attend a convention or to conduct business, they spend money in our community. The money visitors spend at our restaurants, attractions, hotels, retail shops and other enterprises contributes to our local economy, providing jobs and income, tax revenue, community development and other important benefits we all enjoy. That's what tourism looks like.
What Is Culinary Tourism?
Erik Wolf, International Culinary Tourism Association, will provide a plenary address at DCI’s 2011 Annual Conference in Durango this fall. Culinary Tourism for Towns of All Sizes will be hel…
What is Dark Tourism?
The Netflix original television series Dark Tourist (2018) follows David Farrier, a New Zealand journalist, globe trotting in search of “dark tourist” tourist attractions. “Dark Tourism” is a sub-genre of tourism focusing on historical locations where death and tragedy occurred. People have always been traveling to such locations; however, the series showcases some of the most absurd or obscure. Here are some facts regarding “Dark Tourism.”
Why I Stopped Paying Taxes
Quaker War Tax Resistance: In 1994, Joseph Olejak stopped paying taxes. Find out why, and what his Quaker Meeting did when it landed him in jail. Read more a...
California's top tourism official leading U.S. tourism campaign
The top tourism official for California is also leading the nation's first coordinated media campaign to promote tourism to the U.S.Caroline Beteta, president and chief executive of Visit...
How Tourism Saves Jamaica
The dynamic father-son combination of Butch and Adam Stewart have fought to keep Jamaica from the brink of crisis and the country owes them its stability.
Welcome To The Pearl Of Africa: Official Tourism Guide From The Uganda Tourism Board.
What is Accessible Tourism?
What is accessible tourism? Here we share our thoughts on accessible tourism for people with disabilities and why it's important to us at The Bimblers ...
Tourism Trends Conference
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How Tourism Protects Biodiversity
In accordance with this year's theme for the International Day for Biological Diversity, biodiversity and sustainable tourism, AWF highlights conservancies as an important tool for making tourism beneficial for wildlife and communities.
Why Conservation Tourism Matters
National Geographic explorers-in-residence Dereck and Beverly Joubert have spent the past three decades captivating audiences with their rare footage and photographs of Africa’s big cats. Now…
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How Tourism Can Boost State Tax Revenues
Can tourism boost state tax revenues in the United States? Brand USA CEO Christopher Thompson discusses on Lunch Break with Tanya Rivero. Photo: Getty