Destinations International NewsBrief

Destinations International NewsBrief is your primary resource for destination industry news.

With information gathered from leading sources, the weekly publication aims to tackle today's more pressing industry issues. Destination International's NewsBrief includes the latest from the travel and tourism industry including news on specific destination organizations and leading professionals, tools and trends such as best practices and technology, and important association updates from Destinations International.

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Expedia does it. So does Booking Holdings, TripAdvisor, Vacasa, Red Awning, and several of the online travel agencies’ sub-brands such as Agoda, Vrbo, Hotels.com, and Holiday Lettings. But over the...
October 2019
Thursday, October 24, 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM EDT Let us show you how to connect with your peers, find the latest industry research and take advantage of continuous learning face-to-face or online. In this...
October 2019
Simpleview, a digital agency specializing in the tourism sector, is developing a destination-focused service for Amazon Alexa and Google Home. The company hopes to have a beta application ready...
October 2019
Peggy Malaspina, a resident of Charleston’s French Quarter neighborhood, is comfortable living among the hordes of tourists flocking to this charming South Carolina city of horse-drawn carriages,...
October 2019
South Koreans are inflicting pain on Japan’s tourist industry, staying away amid a long-running feud between the two countries that’s spread from historical grievances to trade, investment and even...
October 2019
According to Reuters, the Chicago-based carrier plans to cancel more than 8,000 flights scheduled for October, November, December and early January.
October 2019
Another legislative session on the horizon means another funding battle for the beleaguered destination marketer Visit Florida. Visit Florida’s CEO Dana Young appealed to members of the state’s...
October 2019
American Airlines has canceled Boeing 737 Max flights for six more weeks, through Jan. 15, but finally is targeting a date for the aircraft’s return, the carrier said recently. American is planning...
October 2019
Brand USA, the destination marketing organization for the U.S., organized their eighth annual India Travel Mission with an aim to educate the Indian travel industry on the potential of the U.S. as a...
October 2019
We surveyed the industry to uncover the most successful storytelling strategies, and how destination marketing organizations are positioning themselves in 2020. Here’s what we learned.
October 2019

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