Dumfries tourist information centre at heart of drive to encourage visitors to enjoy the region

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VisitScotland’s flagship iCentre on Dumfries’ Whitesands is at the heart of the drive to encourage tourists and visitors alike to enjoy all that the region has to offer.

After months of lockdowns and Covid-19 restrictions, the move into Level One and the start of the school summer holidays in a fortnight’s time is expected to bring both a tourism boost to the region and to encourage more locals to enjoy a “staycation” and to explore what’s on their doorstep.

And it means the five staff at the visitor information centre – which is the “go to”

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After yearlong closures, tourist attractions in Ohio are primed for visitors | Travel

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COLUMBUS, Ohio — The travel industry plummeted last year as the world struggled with the onset of a global pandemic, one that battered the economy and prompted uncertainty for businesses reliant on tourism dollars.

But with state parks, zoos, museums and other venues modifying COVID-19 safety restrictions and Gov. Mike DeWine announcing the ending of state health orders on June 2, there’s a rising sense of optimism for national and state travel.

Based on research fielded on April 28 by Longwoods International, a Columbus-based market research consultancy that specializes in travel and tourism, 86% of American travelers plan to take

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Ohio attractions primed for visitors

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COLUMBUS, Ohio — The travel industry plummeted last year as the world struggled with the onset of a global pandemic, one that battered the economy and prompted uncertainty for businesses reliant on tourism dollars.

But with state parks, zoos, museums and other venues modifying COVID-19 safety restrictions and Gov. Mike DeWine announcing the ending of state health orders on June 2, there’s a rising sense of optimism for national and state travel.

Based on research fielded on April 28 by Longwoods International, a Columbus-based market research consultancy that specializes in travel and tourism, 86% of American travelers plan to take

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Looking for a weekend getaway? Check out the new Abilene Visitors Guide

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By LESLIE EIKLEBERRY
Salina Post

ABILENE – When it comes to tourism, Abilene is more than “one trick pony.” Just check out the new 2021-2022 Abilene Visitors Guide!

Cover of Abilene visitors guide for 2021-22.PNG
Cover of Abilene visitors guide for 2021-22.PNG

Soon to be available in print, the guide is now available online at abilenekansas.org/request-a-visitors-guide. There you will also find a form to fill out to request a printed visitors guide and other information to help you make Abilene a travel destination.

“Abilene is not a one trick pony, we have so many unique and quality tourism attractions to offer visitors. You cannot see everything

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Visitor’s Guide: National Museum of Funeral History

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National Museum of Funeral History | Photo: Justin Jerkins/365Houston

Explore one of Houston’s most unusual but rewarding museum experiences while taking in historical artifacts, scientific processes, cultural customs, and handcrafted exhibits at the National Museum of Funeral History in North Houston.

A few minutes north of Beltway 8, one of Houston’s most unique museum-going experiences explores the universal reality we must all face as humans—death. It’s a tough topic to handle for many, but the National Museum of Funeral History approaches it with reverence and respect, offering visitors an opportunity to learn about the various ways we honor, care for,

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Augusta Convention and Visitors Bureau rebrands as Destination Augusta

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Goodbye, Augusta Convention and Visitors Bureau. 

Hello, Destination Augusta.

Local travel and tourism officials gathered outside the city’s Augusta & Co. tourist information center Thursday afternoon to unveil a new regional brand to coincide with the re-emergence of vacation travel from the COVID-19 pandemic. 

“Especially after this extremely challenging year we had in 2020, we are now beginning to see the light at the end of the tunnel as we take steps confidently as an industry toward recovery,” said Bennish Brown, president and CEO of the newly-christened Destination Augusta. 

“‘Convention and visitors bureau,’ outside our industry, sounds a little bureaucratic,”

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