Economic Development Spotlight

As Detroit enters a new chapter, its resurgence is being driven by a diverse group of entrepreneurs, community leaders and organizations dedicated to ensuring a sustainable Detroit for generations to come. The W.K. Kellogg Foundation strives to identify and support community-led solutions and align our work with community partners, prividing educations, career training and suport services to put Detroit families on a pathway to success.
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Global Events Spotlight

The ATP is the governing body of the men's
professional tennis circuits-The ATP WorldTour,
the ATP Challenger Tour and the ATP ChampionsTour.

With 62 tournaments in 31 countries, the ATP World Tour showcases the finest male athletes competing in the world's most exciting venues, From Australia to Europe and the Americas to Asia, the stars of the 2015 ATP World Tour will battle for prestigious titles and Emirates ATP Rankins points at ATP World Tour Masters 1000, 500 and 250 events, as well as Grand Slams(non ATP evnets). Learn more »


The Hawaii Coffee Association (HCA) was formed in 1995 to bring together all facets of the Hawaii Coffee industry - Growers, Processors, Rasters, Wholesalers, and Retailers. HCA's purpose is to educate, increase awereness, promote research, and promote consumption of Hawaiian coffees. HCA provides a forum to encourage participation and promote develpment in all areas of the coffee industry and to actively promote pasitive coffee legislation. Learn more »


  • April 2, 2015

    Tourism Victoria Leads Industry With New Campaign in San Francisco Read more

  • March 13, 2015

    Middle East theme parks and water park project owners to meet in Abu Dhabi Read more

  • March 9, 2015

    Japan: 'Ninja council' set up to boost tourism Read more

  • February 20, 2015

    It's NYC Beer Week! Read more

  • February 11, 2015

    UK to overhaul visa regime to boost business Read more

  • January 27, 2015

    Blizzard 2015: New England Buried, NYC Lifts Travel Ban Read more

  • January 17, 2015

    ICC opens inquiry into possible war crimes in Middle East conflict Read more


José Antonio Llorente

Founding Partner and Chairman


José Antonio Llorente is a specialist in corporate and financial communications. Over the course of his 25-plus years of career experience, he has provided consultancy services for numerous corporate transactions, including mergers, acquisitions, divestments, joint ventures and stock market flotations. Llorente is one of the “15 People to Watch in 2015” from the marketing and co... read more

Jon Mamela

Chief Marketing Officer and Senior Vice President

Canadian Tourism Commission

The Canadian Tourism Commission (CTC) is Canada’s national tourism marketing organization. A federal Crown corporation of the Government of Canada, we lead the Canadian tourism industry in marketing Canada in 13 countries as a premier four-season tourism destination where travelers can enjoy extraordinary experiences. We were established in 1995 and have four interrelated mandates. read more

2014 Global Destination Cities Index

Now in its fourth year, the MasterCard Index of Global Destination Cities ranks 132 cities in terms of the number of their total international visitor arrivals and the cross-border spending by these same visitors in the destination cities. It also gives visitor and passenger growth forecasts for 2014. The 13 African cities ranked in the Index are Johannesburg, Cape Town, Durban, Cairo, Casablanca, Accra, Nairobi, Beira, Dakar, Kampala, Lagos, Maputo and Tunis.

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  1. London
  2. Bangkok
  3. Paris
  4. Singapore
  5. Dubai
  6. New York
  7. Istanbul
  8. Kuala Lumpur
  9. Hong Kong
  10. Seoul