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We've spent a considerable amount of time talking about the many efforts that are under way to attract investment and new money to our region. Over the past few weeks, the Chamber of Commerce of St. Joseph County has been involved in a couple of lower-...
Tags: Trips and Vacations, Business, Rentals, China, Travel
The Hartford CourantExactly 25 years ago, the last time a sitting Connecticut governor visited China, Anne Evans was on the trip trying to sell recycled tires through her new Hebron firm, EER Ltd. The trip with Gov. William A. O'Neill, and about 60 other people, launched...
TORONTO — Luminato, the festival of arts, culture and ideas that just concluded in Canada's largest city, has only been held for four years. But this citywide extravaganza already attracts a collective audience in excess of 1 million and spends...
Question: Are large food chains required to put unit pricing on shelves? Answer: I looked this up on the U.S. Department of Commerce web site (www.commerce.gov) and, in fact only 19 states require unit pricing on shelves. Pennsylvania is not one of them....
The Theater Loop“1001 Nights,” by the British theater director Tim Supple, was commissioned by Toronto’s Luminato Festival and was supposed to open on Navy Pier in Chicago June 25. TORONTO — Luminato, the festival of arts, culture and ideas that...
Money & CompanyIf you live near a tourist attraction in the U.S., you might want to practice your Mandarin and Portuguese. International travel to the U.S. is expected to grow by 5% to 6% each year over the next five years, with......
GreenspaceA coalition of environmental groups is asking the Obama administration to establish a 10-knot speed limit for ships traveling through California’s marine sanctuaries to avoid fatal collisions with whales, a problem they say has climbed to “...
Vital Signs Health Blog - Orlando SentinelAs Congress prepares to examine the budget, one Republican proposal suggests cuts to the Medicaid program. A new study says those Medicaid cuts would mean the loss of about 11,300 jobs and could cost the state $1.2 billion in business activity this year,...
Money & CompanyInternational visitors spent a record $12.6 billion traveling to and visiting the United States during May, 12% higher than in May 2010, the U.S. Department of Commerce reported Monday. The latest spending numbers mark the seventeenth straight month of...
Money & CompanyThe number of Japanese tourists visiting the U.S. has dropped significantly since the devastating earthquake and tsunami in March, according to new data from the U.S. Department of Commerce. But the drop in Japanese tourists comes as visitor numbers from....
Money & CompanyThe U.S. continues to build a strong trade surplus in travel and tourism. International visitors to the United States spent nearly $12.5 billion on travel to and tourism activities within the country in June, a 9% increase over the same month in 2010,...
Money & CompanyU.S. citizens cut back on travel abroad last year, particularly to overseas countries, according to new data from the U.S. Department of Commerce. In 2010, 37.4 million U.S. citizens traveled by plane nonstop outside of the country, a 4 percent......
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