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In B.C. indigenous tourism rises even though remains a niche market

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B.C. is drawing an increasing number of visitors who incorporate Indigenous tourism experiences in their itineraries. However, the business niche still remains small enough that it could be poised for a major development.
First Nation-themed restaurants are comparatively sparse in the province. In Vancouver, Salmon n' Bannock is the only Indigenous-themed restaurant, as the Bigheart Bannock Cultural Café at the Skwachàys Lodge hotel has an Indigenous-themed weekend brunch. However, it does not have food service through the week. In the subsector, other similar businesses include Lelem'...
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Scottish Tourism Alliance cautions against Edinburgh tourism tax

Scottish Tourism Alliance cautions against Edinburgh tourism tax

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Hotel occupancy all over Scotland has dropped 1.4 percent, as per STA, while the UK occupies number 135 position out of 136 countries, for international tourism price-competitiveness.
In an email to its members, the STA said: “Edinburgh is one of the few European cities in decline. Glasgow figures are showing the same trend. There is a misconception of a buoyant industry.”
“We are simply at the bottom of the pile when it comes to competing on price against other global destinations.
“If price and value for money is a deciding factor in a visitor's choice of destination, there are 134...
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Jamaica welcomed 4.31 million visitors with 8.6 per cent increase in tourism revenue

Jamaica welcomed 4.31 million visitors with 8.6 per cent increase in tourism revenue

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The Tourism Minister Edmund Bartlett says that Jamaica saw an 8.6 per cent increase in tourism revenue in 2018.
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