Destinations International NewsBrief

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Brazil's government has resumed the privatization of its national park operations in regions with "enormous" potential for tourism activity, but lacking in visitor infrastructure, officials at...
December 2021
Japan announced that it would shut its borders to foreigners for a month to prevent the spread of Omicron — joining Israel in imposing some of the strictest border controls since the variant's...
December 2021
Record-level season-pass sales coupled with strong advance lodging bookings are pointing toward a banner season for the U.S. ski industry, provided, of course, that the snow is cooperative.
December 2021
MedJet polled members in November and found that more than 84 percent of those who responded had future travel plans in place. Ninety percent were planning to take a domestic trip in the next nine...
December 2021
The European Union is considering a nine-month expiration date on its COVID-19 vaccine certificates, which allow tourists certain freedoms to travel.
December 2021
For 23-year-old tour guide Samuel Garilao, the beaches on the popular Philippines island of Boracay have never been cleaner and the water never clearer. Growing up on Boracay, Garilao is used to...
December 2021
"As we set sail again, the health and safety of our guests, cast members and crew members is a top priority. Our focus remains on operating our ships in a responsible way that continues to create...
November 2021
With COVID-19 infection rates rising across Europe, the unthinkable is beginning to happen — many EU countries are considering, or have initiated new lockdowns, to curb the rising rates as winter...
November 2021
New research from Google reveals three key trends destined to play a role in travel's continued recovery in 2022, including a rise in "life moments" that people put on hold due to the COVID-19...
November 2021
The Maine Office of Tourism will receive $10.8 million in federal funds to upgrade infrastructure and marketing for a crucial tourist draw, outdoor recreation.
November 2021

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