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Lyle Hall

Food for thoughtTourism
July 13, 2017

Trump Effect on U.S. Inbound Travel: Fact or Fiction?

The first few months of 2017 saw political pundits, tourism marketers and industry association leaders…
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Gaming
June 5, 2017

B.C. First Nation Gaming

Much has already been written about the anticipated new government in British Columbia, created through the…
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Tourism
May 13, 2017

Canadian Tourism Vision Statement …Bold but how Realistic?

During a keynote speech at Rendez-vous Canada in Calgary this week, the federal Minister of Small…
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Gaming
February 5, 2017

Japanese Casino Gaming: A Big Potential Payout…but Still Lots of Questions

The decision by the Japanese government to permit casino gaming ("Integrated Resorts" or "IRs") was…
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Tourism
February 3, 2017

A Virtual Tourism Wall on the Canada – U.S. Border?

No one will argue that we are in uncharted territory with respect to the movement…
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Tourism
December 6, 2016

Canadian Travel Deficit: First Decline in Over a Decade

Tourism Factoids #3: In 2015, for the first time in over a decade, Canada’s travel deficit…
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Tourism
December 6, 2016

U.S. Government Clarifies Rules on Convention/Conference Spending, But…

In a November 25, 2016 memo, the Office of (U.S.) Federal Financial Management clarified the…
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