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Tourism Leaders Hold China Workshop to Increase Chinese Visitors to Boston & Massachusetts

Pictured: from left, Francois Nivaud, Brad Rice, Sharon Xu, Pat Moscaritolo and David O’Donnell Chinese visitors coming to Boston and Massachusetts continue to break records for visitation numbers and spending, according to the China 3.0 Workshop held at the Colonnade Hotel in Boston on Tuesday, January 15, 2019. Organized by […]

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Baker-Polito Administration Awards Over $6 Million for Municipal Park Projects

Aquinnah Cliffs Overlook Park, Martha’s Vineyard. Courtesy of Mass Office of Travel & Tourism This week the Baker-Polito Administration awarded $6,412,900 in grant funding for park and recreation improvements in 19 Massachusetts communities. The grants, administered through the Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs’ (EEA) Parkland Acquisitions and Renovations […]

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Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker Delivers Inaugural Address for Second Term

On Thursday, January 3, 2019 Governor Charlie Baker delivered his second inaugural address from the House Chamber of the Massachusetts State House. Here are the Governor’s full remarks as prepared for delivery: Here are excerpts from Governor Baker’s speech: “Think about the Commonwealth’s leadership on national issues. “We have the […]

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First Day Hikes at State Parks in Massachusetts

In alliance with the First Day Hikes Initiative that celebrates America’s State Parks, Massachusetts is offering residents and visitors a series of First Day guided hikes throughout the state parks system on New Year’s Day, January 1, 2019. The guided hikes are being coordinated by the Massachusetts Department of Conservation […]

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Baker-Polito Administration Announces Transition at the Executive Office of Housing and Economic Development

Photo (l-r), Secretary Ash, Governor Baker, Lieutenant Governor Polito and Incoming Secretary Kennealy Governor Charlie Baker and Lieutenant Governor Karyn Polito announced the departure of Housing and Economic Development (HED) Secretary Jay Ash, and introduced as incoming Secretary current HED Assistant Secretary for Business Growth, Mike Kennealy. Secretary Kennealy will […]

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Massport, JetBlue Launch New Direct Air Between Boston & Havana

In November, the Massachusetts Port Authority (Massport) and JetBlue announced the launch of the airline’s nonstop flight from Boston to Havana, Cuba. This marks the airline’s 68th nonstop destination from Boston and the Logan International Airport’s 56th international destination. The weekly JetBlue flight will fly from Boston’s Logan International Airport […]

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TripAdvisor Unveils a New Site and Mobile Experience

TripAdvisor co-founder and CEO Stephen Kaufer introduces the new site TripAdvisor, a Massachusetts company based in Needham, announced plans to launch a new site and mobile experience that will make it easier for its customers to enhance their travel by curating social media influencers and select travel media like National […]

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Hawaiian Airlines says Aloha Massachusetts + New England

Massport announced that Hawaiian Airlines will begin nonstop service between Boston Logan International Airport and Daniel K. Inouye International Airport in Oauu, Honolulu starting on April 4, 2019. At 5,095 miles, Hawaiian’s BOS-HNL route becomes the longest regularly scheduled domestic route in U.S. history, according to airline officials. Massachusetts Governor […]

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