Destinations International NewsBriefs

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The 10-year anniversary of the Lehman Brothers bankruptcy reminds us that travel was ravaged along with other industries in the ensuing global recession. How the industry coped and rebounded is...
September 2018
On Sept. 11, four days short of 10 years to the day that Lehman Brothers filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection, the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority voted to put the final pieces in...
September 2018
Red Tide, an algae bloom toxic to fish and other marine life, has been spreading through Tampa Bay waters since last week. Its reign has brought an onslaught of dead fish to the coast, and local...
September 2018
Brand USA has announced the launch of Brand USA Travel Week, an exclusive series of B2B meetings, educational opportunities and consumer activations scheduled for 9 – 13 Sept. 2019 in London.
September 2018
With many hotels, restaurants and tourist attractions shuttered during the threat of Hurricane Florence, the Charleston-area visitor industry is expected to take a big hit.
September 2018
Chinese residents born after 1990 are fueling a surge in international travel, with a preference for local experiences, independent accommodations and long-haul destinations. And they’re spending...
September 2018
Florida tourism is on pace to set an annual record, with an estimated 65.5 million people traveling to the state during the first half of the year.
September 2018
Finland has long been a trailblazer in terms of adopting digital technology to cater to Chinese tourists. And now, Helsinki recently launched its own mini-program to aid travelers visiting the city.
September 2018
In what may well turn out to be a moment of inspired destination marketing, Tourism Minister Kelvin Davis announced the allocation of $19.3 million of tourism funding, with a chunk of change going to...
September 2018
Given how attitudes over tourism have been boiling over across Europe’s hotspots in recent years, some of the findings in this report, such as residents not wanting tourism numbers to be capped, are...
September 2018

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