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Singapore's turn in the global spotlight helped propel tourist arrivals and spending to record highs for the third year in a row in 2018.

Total arrivals rose 6.2 per cent to 18.5 million, while tourism receipts went up to $27.1 billion, according to preliminary estimates released by the Singapore Tourism Board (STB) on Wednesday (Feb 13).

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February 12, 2019 - SF Gate

U.S. not keeping up with boom in international travel - by Chris McGinnis

While plenty of foreign tourists are still coming to the United States, the country is not benefiting as much as other nations from an overall boom in international travel and tourism. 

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February 12, 2019 - Forbes

VisitScotland Target Emerging Women's Golf Travel Market - by Matthew Cooper

As the country readies itself to play host to the 2019 Solheim Cup, Scotland’s national tourist organization has launched the world’s first female destination focused golf campaign.

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February 7, 2019 - CNN Travel

Ghana is being heralded as the next big tourist destination. Here's why - by Stephanie Busari & Leona Siaw

The country recently unveiled a 15-year-long tourism plan that seeks to increase the annual number of tourists to Ghana from one million to eight million per year by 2027, through a festival that helps forge closer ties between Ghana, the African continent and those of African descent living elsewhere.

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February 6, 2019 - Washington Post

Discounts to insurance: Many ways seniors can save on travel - by David Koenig

Retirees who want to travel can make those trips more affordable by taking advantage of senior discounts and through less obvious strategies. Many of the tips offered by travel experts work just as well for anyone, regardless of age, but could be especially valuable for seniors. 

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