Food-tour company plans tuktuk-vehicle sightseeing, sampling tours of Lancaster

Crowdfunding campaign for vehicle purchase ends Wednesday Next year, Timm Wenger hopes, visitors to Lancaster will have a whole new way to see the city — in an unusual vehicle that’s a common form of transportation in other parts of the world. Wenger, who runs the Taste the World food-sampling walking tours in Lancaster with his wife, Kristina, is working toward buying a tuktuk, a three-wheeled,...

New Calgarians explore Canada’s first national park

Partnership between Brewster Travel and CCIS aims to bring 2,000 newcomers to Banff The Calgary Catholic Immigration Society and Brewster Travel want to introduce thousands of new Calgarians to Canada’s first national park. „Our goal is to hopefully have 2,000 immigrants come through this program before May,“ said Luke Sunderland, general manager of Banff attractions for Brewster. The...

North America Tourism Spend Analytics to 2020: Accommodation, Entertainment and Sightseeing, Foodservice, Retail, Transportation, Travel Intermediation, Others

NEW YORK, Oct. 17, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — Summary Tourism Spend (Expenditure under taken on Travel and Tourism related commodities by a tourist within a country. This expenditure is categorized in to accommodation, sightseeing and entertainment, food service, retail, transport, travel intermediation, and others, which includes travel insurance and equipment rental) have seen steady trend in the...

Old-school guided tours transformed by new technology

Growing up, my family vacations always included walking tours. We’d meet our guide in the bright red T-shirt/with the yellow umbrella/carrying the giant purple stick. They’d tour us around a city, shouting at the top of their lungs to our herd, always with their neon object letting us know they were never far away. Of course you’ll still find these kinds of old-school excursions; however, advancing...