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Kevin J. Wright
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Ecotourism the fastest growing segment in the travel industr
According to the United Nations Travel Organization, ecotourism is considered one of the fastest growing segments in the travel industry. Read full story here: http://www.theyucatantimes.com/2015/07/ecotourism-the-fastest-growing-segment-in-the-travel-indus...
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WELLNESS TRAVEL: DISCOVERING INVENTORY AND CLIENTS IN AN EMERGING MARKET (by Travel Market Report)
Travel Market Report Opening excerpt: According to Stanford Research Institute, the wellness industry is worth $494 billion worldwide, responsible for more than 12 million direct jobs and accounts for nearly 15% of all tourism spending. Read full story at: ...
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PBS News Hour Features Story on Israeli-Palestinian Tours
Article title: Meet two Holy Land tour guides who bridge the Israeli-Palestinian divide Article link: http://www.pbs.org/newshour/bb/meet-two-holy-land-tour-guides-bridge-israeli-palestinian-divide/
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Morgan Maravich joins the National Tour Association
View article: http://groupstoday.com/news/345-maravich-named-to-new-post-at-nta  The National Tour Association today announced that Morgan Maravich has been named as the organization's industry and member engagement manager. In her new role, Maravich will w...
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L.A. museums sign on to 'China Ready' program in bid to draw tourists (Los Angeles Times)
Here's story from Los Angeles Times about local museums signing on to "China Ready" programs: http://www.latimes.com/entertainment/arts/la-et-cm-ca-chinese-arts-tourists-20150419-story.html#page=1
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NTA AND FAMILY TRAVEL EXPERT TO LEAD PDT TO WESTERN CANADA
NTA Media Release Tour operators looking to expand their offerings of multigenerational travel can find beauty and adventure in western Canada this fall, when the National Tour Association leads a product development trip to British Columbia and Alberta. Th...
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Active Family Travel: A Niche Within a Niche (Travel Market Report)
Article link: http://www.travelmarketreport.com/articles/Active-Family-Travel-A-Niche-Within-a-Niche?articleid=13658 Quote from article: More product The good news for agents researching active family travel is that tour operators have increased their produ...
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Tourism Minister meets Vatican delegation over promoting tourism in Egypt
Opening of article: Tourism Minister Khaled Ramy met on Sunday with Monsignor Liberio Andreatta, head of the Vatican-related pilgrim agency, Opera Romana Pellegrinaggi, considered to be the tourism ministry of the Holy See. Read full article here: http://ww...
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Celebrating Life's Milestones: It's a Growing Business (Travel Market Report)
Very insightful article by TravelMarketReport.com on the growing trend of traveling with a group to celebrate "life's milestones". I definitely foresee this becoming a major form of group travel in the coming years and more tour operators coming out with br...
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  • National Tour Association (NTA)
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Kevin J. Wright is intrapreneur, entrepreneur, blogger and growth tourism markets expert.
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Kevin J. Wright is an intrapreneur, entrepreneur, author, consultant, speaker, blogger and well-known authority in the tourism industry.
 
Kevin has been interviewed by CBS The Early Show, TIME Magazine, USA TODAY, The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, National Geographic, NPR, Sirius XM Satellite Radio, Forbes Traveler, The Los Angeles Times, Boston Globe, CBC News, London Times, Arabian Business and dozens of other media.
 
Kevin is the author of four published guidebooks and has traveled to 30-plus countries and spoken at tourism events throughout the USA and in Canada, Jordan, Puerto Rico, Bahamas, South Africa, Turkey, Armenia, and Dubai.
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