June 10th, 2009

In 2008 the African American population grew to 41.4 million in the US. African Americans were the largest minority group in 24 states.New York, California, and Illinois, held claim to the largest Black populations. But due to rapid growth in the South, Florida, Texas, and Georgia, all currently have an African American population of about 3 million. Only New York still has more African Americans.African American travelers spend more than $40 billion yearly, representing 45% of the $90…

READ ARTICLE

June 2nd, 2009

Hello Blog Network!Want to find out how BIG the Multicultural Tourism Market is?For the next three weeks, MCCSN will be featuring our multicultural tourism demographic market, Hispanic, Asian and the African American market, which contributes$100 billion dollars annually back into the national economy.This week’s spotlight is on the Hispanic travel market.Check back each Tuesday, to learn about the other demographic markets.Hispanic Demographics:Currently, the U.S. Hispanic…

READ ARTICLE

May 26th, 2009

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Travel industry leaders met with President Obama to discuss the unique role that travel can play in strengthening the American economy. The meeting focused on two critical areas: the need to welcome more international visitors and the business community’s concerns about the dramatic nationwide downturn in meetings and events.“We are pleased that President Obama recognizes the power of travel to strengthen America’s economy,” said Roger Dow, president and CEO of the U.S….

READ ARTICLE

May 19th, 2009

May is Asian Pacific American Heritage Month! May was first designated as a time to celebrate the accomplishments of Asian Americans in 1978. The month was chosen to coincide with important, but little-known milestones of Asian/Pacific American history — the arrival of the first Japanese immigrants on May 7, 1843, and the building of first transcontinental railroad, completed on May 10, 1869, largely by Chinese workers.The month of May was officially dubbed “Asian/Pacific American Heritage…

READ ARTICLE

May 12th, 2009

Welcome to the MCCSN blog! This blog will be updated by MCCSN President and Founder, Clara Carter, as well as her entourage of interns.What is MCCSN?Founded in 2004 by San Diego native Clara Carter, MCCSN is a full service convention & tourism management company that aggressively markets and promotes San Diego as a premiere meeting destination to national multicultural convention planners and leisure travel groups.What does MCCSN do?MCCSN Makes Meetings Easy in San Diego! MCCSN…

READ ARTICLE