Economic Development Spotlight

The Silicon Valley EDA is a regional partnership of economic development professionals who bring together public and private resources to ensure the success of businesses in Silicon Valley.
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Global Events Spotlight

The 2014 World Artistic Gymnastics Championships will be held in Nanning, China from October 3-12. The top 24 teams from Nanning will advance to the team competition at the 2015 World Championships in Glasgow, Scotland.
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The North Carolina Peach Growers' Society supports improvements in all aspects of peach production through research at NC State University, and helps growers expand their local markets with support from Cooperative Extension and the Department of Agriculture.
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  • October 13, 2014

    It’s Columbus Day. Let’s talk about geography (and Ebola). Read more

  • October 11, 2014

    Ebola's Impact on Travel Spreads Beyond the Outbreak Read more

  • October 9, 2014

    U.S. travel industry worries about Ebola impact on holidays Read more

  • October 7, 2014

    Top 5 Halloween USA Travel Destinations Read more

  • October 3, 2014

    Frank Gehry’s Paris museum is the first in a spate of exciting new gallery openings around the world Read more

  • October 2, 2014

    GOULD: Travel to Africa taking a hit from Ebola Read more

  • September 28, 2014

    Despite distance, Ebola fears have some safari clients hesitating Read more


Juan Carlos Borbón

General Manager

Costa Rica Tourism Board

Juan Carlos Borbón is the General Manager of the Costa Rica Tourism Board, the government agency responsible for promoting sustainable tourism in Costa Rica.  Borbón began his professional career in 1982 as a pollster for the National Institute of Statistics and Census (INEC), where he conducted national census and household surveys. Four years later, Borbón became INEC&... read more


British Airways India – A Ticket to Visit Mum
You only get one family. One son learns the value of a British Airways ticket as he travels home to visit the one he loves.


The BrandFinance® Nation Brand 100 provides a comprehensive report on the world's leading nation brands and presents an analysis of the impact that a country's reputation and image have on foreign consumers and investors.

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  1. United States
  2. China
  3. Germany
  4. United Kingdom
  5. Japan
  6. France
  7. Canada
  8. Brazil
  9. India
  10. Australia