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2014 Top Stories – U.S., Cuba Agree to Establish Diplomatic Relations

This is something very few people saw coming.  As someone who was around when President Kennedy enacted the blockade, Obama's move took me by surprise.  His explanation however made perfect sense.  Obama said,"If something hasn't worked for 50 years, its time to try a different approach

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Shark Sightings Off Cape Cod Good For Tourism

Growing sightings of great white sharks off Cape Cod are generating business for local entrepreneurs at a popular vacation spot where the supreme predators lurk offshore.

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Jonathan Wiggs/The Boston Globe via Getty Images

Report: 200 Jobs Supported By Visitors To Whaling National Historical Park

A new National Park Service report shows over 9.6 million visitors to national parks in Massachusetts spent nearly $500 million at the parks in 2013.

The New Bedford Whaling National Historical Park saw over 276,000 visitors last

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Photo by Peggy Sue Carvalho
Photo by Peggy Sue Carvalho

City’s Tourism Director Expects Tens Of Thousands To Visit Charles W. Morgan

The Charles W. Morgan's stay in New Bedford is expected to be a huge tourism magnet for the city.

A number of events are planned over the next two weekends that center on the Morgan's return to the Whaling City

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Bristol Community College
Bristol Community College

BCC Students Being Trained For Jobs In Casino Industry

Bristol Community College is now training students for jobs in the gaming industry.  Those jobs rainge from culinary arts, tourism, casino management and hospitality. 

Chef John Carressimo is direrctor of the "Catch" Iinstitute at B-C-C

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stewartmorris,flickr

Tours Offered of Historic Woolworth Building Lobby

For decades, the vaulted mosaic ceilings and sculpted figures in the lobby of New York City's Woolworth Building were off-limits to the public. That's changing now.

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tsm - James Russell announces grant
tsm - James Russell announces grant

Tourism Panel Briefed on Local Attractions

The Legislative Committee on Tourism, Arts and Culture came to New Bedford on Friday to learn more about the creative economy in the region. They held a forum at the Whaling Museum, and listened to stake-holders explain the region's assests

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What Country Is Friendliest to Tourists? (Hint: It’s Not the U.S.)

If you’re looking for a little international adventure, there’s one place you may be surprised to learn will welcome you with open arms.

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Princess_pretty,flickr

New Tourism And Marketing Director Wants To Get Started

New Bedford's new Tourism and Marketing Director says she's ready to get going. Beth Gissinger-Rivera was selected by Mayor Jon Mitchell from a large field of candidates.

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Brough Turner, flickr
Brough Turner, flickr

Battleship Cove Gets Ready For More Visitors

If you have been dying to get out to Battleship Cove, then Friday August 1oth is your your day.

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