If Taylor Swift Is ‘Ambassador’ Of New York City, is Jay Z King? #TravelTuesday

Screen Shot 2014-10-28 at 11.34.11 AMBy now you must have heard the news: NYC has named Taylor Swift as its new tourism ambassador. NYC & Co., New York City’s official marketing, tourism and partnership organization, explained in a press release: “As New York City’s Global Welcome Ambassador, Taylor will showcase the City’s unparalleled vibrancy that inspired her to write “Welcome To New York,” reinforced by the refrain “It’s been waiting for you.””

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Brazil Welcomed One Million International Visitors During World Cup

Brazil Welcomed One Million International Visitors During World Cup

Record number of visitors from 203 different countries praised Brazil

New York, July 15, 2014 – According to information by the federal government, one million foreign tourists visited Brazil during the World Cup. That’s way above the estimated 600,000 expected prior to the games. A study conducted by the Ministry of Tourism shows that Brazil welcomed tourists from 203 different countries during the World Cup. For most of them (61%), it was their first time in Brazil and they praised infrastructure and tourism related services.
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