Fun but erratic year for tourism

(Anjo Perez)[/caption] Manila, Philippines – The Department of Tourism (DOT) kicked off 2013 on a high note by announcing that 2012 yearend visitor arrivals crossed the four-million mark with a total of 4,272,811 foreign visitors ? a first in Philippine tourism history. In January, Tourism Secretary Ramon R. Jimenez humbly said that it?s going to be increasingly challenging to meet future …
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Las Vegas Casino Holiday Exhibits Draw Tourists During Off-Season

LAS VEGAS (AP) ? Las Vegas has mostly shelved its attempt to rebrand itself as a family-friendly wonderland. But there's one exception: the dreaded holiday season, when visitor numbers crater and room vacancies soar. In an attempt to lure tourists, Las Vegas casinos are staging increasingly elaborate holiday events. The Bellagio has again transformed its conservatory into a faux winter …
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