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September 22, 2016 - Business Tech

South Africa Revises 2016 Growth Forecast - by Staff

The South African Reserve Bank has revised the country’s growth forecast up from 0% to 0.4% for 2016 – and has left the repo rate unchanged.

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September 20, 2016 -

Destination Marketing for Active Explorers - by Grace Pastore, Williams Helde

Destination marketing is the art of inspiration. It is, quite literally, moving people to act. Reaching the right consumers with tailored, impactful communications isn’t just a “nice-to-have” ability for brands and destinations. It’s the only way to survive in an industry saturated by products and services, diverse experience and consumer autonomy.

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September 13, 2016 - InterNations

The Best & Worst Places for Expats in 2016 - by Expat Insider

The newcomer Taiwan is this year’s winner, followed by an aspiring Malta, while Ecuador only just retains its place on the podium. Kuwait, Greece, and Nigeria remain at the bottom of the pack.

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August 23, 2016 - BBC

Paris Tourism Hit by Militant Attacks, Strikes and Floods - by BBC News

Tourist board figures show that nightly hotel stays were down 8.5% in the Ile-de-France region in the first half of 2016, with an 11.5% decline in foreign tourists and a 4.8% decline in French tourists.

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July 20, 2016 - The Internationalist

Will the Rio Games Redefine Future Olympic Advertising & Sponsorship Strategies? - by Deborah Malone

In the upcoming Olympic Games, two extraordinary occurrences are affecting marketers and their strategies-- for the short and long term. One involves significant changes to the rules regarding marketing restrictions and their impact on official sponsors, while the other, of course, involves the many unforeseen issues now occurring simultaneously in Brazil.

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