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South Africa National Convention Bureau announces the appointment of GainingEdge to provide sales representation services in Europe and Asia

The South Africa National Convention Bureau (SANCB) has announced the appointment of GainingEdge as its sales representative company for the European and Asian markets.
SANCB, part of South Africa Tourism, was formed in 2012 with the task of growing the business events sector in South Africa. It is the nation’s “one- stop” source of information, advice and assistance when it comes to hosting business events in South Africa.


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Luxury tour operator ITC celebrates its 40th anniversary

2014 sees the exciting milestone 40th anniversary of International Travel Connections (ITC), the UK’s longest established independent luxury tour operator. Changing over the years to evolve with the latest travel trends and needs of their customers, this 40th year sees ITC Classics move into their next decade under the new banner of ITC Luxury Travel.

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Mayor Garcetti announces LA's 3rd consecutive record tourism year

Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti and Los Angeles Tourism & Convention Board (LA Tourism) President & CEO Ernest Wooden Jr. announced that Los Angeles welcomed a record 42.2 million visitors in 2013, a 2% increase over 2012’s 41.4 million, beating mid-year projections by 150,000 visitors and breaking visitation records for the third consecutive year. The announcement was made at the California Science Center, one of the city’s landmark cultural institutions and a top attraction, which is also home to the U.S. Space Shuttle Endeavour. 

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