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May 21, 2018 - Advantage News

Illinois Tourism Top Last Year's Totals - by Staff

Visitors to Illinois hit an all-time high in 2017, Gov. Bruce Rauner announced. Nearly 114 million people traveled to the state last year to Enjoy Illinois and give a $1.1 billion boost to the state’s economy.

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May 7, 2018 - Travel Agent Central

HTA: Volcanic Activity Has Little Impact on Hawaii's Tourism Areas - by Staff

The Hawaii Tourism Authority issued a news release over the weekend announcing that all of the Hawaiian Islands remain unaffected by recent volcanic activity, except for a remote area on the east side of Hawaii Island. 

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A record number of tourists injected $22.7 billion into the Los Angeles County economy last year, countering fears that a strong dollar and tough rhetoric from the White House might scare off international tourists.

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Scientists develop global risk index for beach tourism loss by tsunamis -- Hawaii most in danger -- 250 million USD lost globally every year on average -- billions can be lost in a single event.

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March 1, 2018 - Fox News

California has Worst Quality of Life in US, Study Says - by Gregg Re & Christopher Carbone

California ranks dead last among U.S. states in quality of life, according to a study by U.S. News, ranking behind New Jersey (49th) and Indiana (48th). The ignominious honor reflects California's low marks in the sub-categories of environmental quality and social engagement. The latter category measures voting participation and community bonds.

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