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LA Businessman Organizes Tour Of Areas Undamaged By Quake And Tsunami In Japan

A Los Angeles businessman was so touched by a plea for American tourists to visit undamaged sections of Japan near the earthquake and tsunami zone that he is organizing a low-cost tour for fellow Angelenos .

01/29/2012

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KNX On Your Corner: Hollywood Tourism

Whether its the Hollywood sign, the Walk Of Fame, or the Kodak Theatre, for many people a visit to Tinseltown is the trip of a lifetime.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–01/27/2012

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LA Tourism Up In 2011

The number of tourists who visited Los Angeles went up in 2011, a 4.2 percent increase over 2010, and those visitors spent an estimated $15.2 billion.

01/25/2012

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KFWB On Your Corner: LA Tourism Revival

While the renaissance in downtown Los Angeles continues with all sorts of plans and projects, it’s already a big hit for tourists both from here and abroad.

07/22/2011

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KFWB On Your Corner: Queen Mary

KFWB 980′s Michael Shappee reports on one of the top sightseeing destinations in Long Beach.

06/24/2011

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KFWB On Your Corner: Tourism In Long Beach

Whether it’s the Queen Mary, the beaches, the dining, the Aquarium, the theaters, or the shopping, there’s so much to do and see in Long Beach.

06/24/2011

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Tourists Still Flocking To California Despite Budget Woes

Even with soaring unemployment and a massive budget deficit, the state of California
continues to have a thriving tourism industry.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–06/21/2011

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San Diego Ranked 3rd Best US Vacation Spot; LA Sinks To 17th

Move over, Hollywood: Southern California’s top tourist destination is ready for her close-up.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–05/04/2011

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LAX, Ports Brace For Plunge In Japan Trade, Tourism

Officials with the Los Angeles Economic Development Corporation say local airports and trade centers will begin feeling the fallout from last month’s devastating quake in coming weeks.

04/04/2011

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SoCal Tourism Biz Braces For ‘Significant’ Japanese Drop-Off

One tourism official warns revenues from Japanese travelers is set to plummet after the devastating quake and tsunami.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–03/25/2011

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Mayor: Tijuana Safe For Tourists Despite Drug Cartel Wars

The mayor of Tijuana says the violence has subsided and the infamous border town is now open for business.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–02/28/2011

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Report: LA Unemployment ‘Painfully High’ Through 2012

Analysts predict that for the first time since 2007, Los Angeles County will add more jobs than it loses.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–02/16/2011

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Tourists Still Love LA: Spending Up In ’10

The City of Angels may have to make room for a new nickname: The Comeback Kid.

01/06/2011

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Carnival Cruise Fire Could Burn Long Beach

The city of Long Beach could take a financial hit because of a Carnival cruise ship fire that will keep the vessel out of service until mid-January.

11/17/2010

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Study: Proposed Jail Near Palm Springs Could Impact Tourism

A study shows a proposed 7,200-bed jail near Palm Springs could cost the Coachella Valley tourism industry $91 million.

11/04/2010

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