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Catalina Island Takes the Global Stage
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Written by Catalina Island Chamber of Commerce & Visitors Bureau   
Friday, June 07, 2019 08:00 AM
In two major announcements and several Island visits, Catalina Island is growing in global awareness.
 

What happens when all in the course of a week, a small California island in the Pacific Ocean enjoys being announced as the first US destination for ÖTILLÖ Swimrun, an emerging extreme sporting event, then is revealed as the inspiration for naming Apple's new Operating System all while playing host to a delegation of international visitors as part of US Travel's IPW convention? According to Jim Luttjohann, President & CEO of the Catalina Island Chamber of Commerce & Visitors Bureau, "you bask in the glory for a few minutes, in between other duties like meetings and hosting film crews."

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Lake of the Ozarks Not Affected by Flooding
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Written by Central Missouri's Lake of the Ozarks   
Wednesday, June 05, 2019 08:00 AM

All that is great about summer in Missouri is ready and waiting for travelers at the Lake of the Ozarks

The bass are biting, the trees and flowers dotting the shoreline are lush and colorful, the golf courses are in full swing and all of the area's most popular attractions are open for the summer season.

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The 2019 Sunset Reader's Choice Travel Awards Are Now Open For Voting
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Written by Visit Tillamook Coast   
Tuesday, June 04, 2019 08:00 AM

Sunset Magazine Reader's Choice Travel Awards are now open for voting! The Tillamook Coast is well represented, check it out and vote for your favorite places and events!

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What's New on Catalina Island, Summer 2019 Edition
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Written by Catalina Island Chamber of Commerce & Visitors Bureau   
Tuesday, June 04, 2019 08:00 AM

The popular Southern California island destination of Catalina Island will greet the summer with new businesses, plans for new events and a host of additional changes.

"Catalina Island has been attracting vacationers for more than a century - and in that time it has always changed and evolved to meet visitors' needs," said Jim Luttjohann, the President & CEO of the Catalina Island Chamber of Commerce and Visitors Bureau. "The unique combination of nostalgia and innovation brings visitors back year after year to discover and rediscover this island paradise."

Below is a round-up of What's New along with media contacts. Changes include renovations both large and small, a new restaurant and a dynamic new base of operations for the Catalina Island Conservancy.

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And the Grammy Goes to...
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Written by Chapel Hill/Orange County Visitors Bureau   
Tuesday, June 04, 2019 08:00 AM

Bill Ferris is no stranger to citations, recognition, and awards. But last month he took home one of the greatest – a Grammy. Not just one actually, but two — one for Best Historical Album and the other for Best Album Notes. The 120-page book covers three decades of Ferris’s work, and as a result, he said, “It connects the otherwise disparate voices of musicians, artists, and storytellers I’ve worked with over the years.”

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What River Flooding Means for North Little Rock Visitors + More June 2019 Happenings
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Written by North Little Rock CVB   
Friday, May 31, 2019 08:00 AM

As you probably know, Arkansas is experiencing historic flooding along the Arkansas River, affecting parts of North Little Rock. We are working closely with the City of North Little Rock and the North Little Rock Parks & Recreation Department to keep updated information for visitors. Currently, Downtown Riverside RV Park, North Shore Riverwalk Park, parts of the Arkansas River Trail and the Big Dam Bridge are among the attractions closed until further notice.

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Stonewall's Legacy Lives On
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Written by Chapel Hill/Orange County Visitors Bureau   
Friday, May 31, 2019 08:00 AM

In the early morning hours of June 28, 1969, police raided a dive bar in Greenwich Village called the Stonewall Inn. The raids triggered a spontaneous rebellion for gay rights. This rebellion would come to change the course of history for LGBT+ people, both in New York and throughout the world. Fifty years later, participants from the Stonewall Riots will celebrate the progress they helped forge. It will also allow them to memorialize their fallen Stonewall Veterans. 

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Discover a Family Summer Vacation you’ll never forget!
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Written by Naples, Marco Island, Everglades CVB   
Thursday, May 30, 2019 03:33 PM

Summer is just around the corner, but it’s never too early to plan your family vacation in Naples, Marco Island and the Everglades. Florida’s Paradise Coast offers something for everyone: White sand beaches perfect for sand castle building and shelling. Waterfront resorts with gorgeous pools perfect for splashing and lounging. Award-winning restaurants perfect for parents-only date nights, and more. And since summer is value season, you can experience all this “more” for less!

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Fort Myers and Sanibel What to do the week of May 20-26, 2019
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Written by The Beaches of Fort Myers and Sanibel   
Wednesday, May 29, 2019 07:03 PM

Dear Industry Partners -

Each Monday, the Lee County Visitor & Convention Bureau provides our industry partners with a look at events happening on The Beaches of Fort Myers & Sanibel. Please let your guests know “What to do” to help them enjoy their stay at our destination.

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