Destinations International NewsBrief

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

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Seera Group is confident that Saudi Arabia could welcome 100 million tourists a year by 2030 and commends the country's efforts to change its image at a brand level. However, it'll be some time...
May 2022
Memorial Day weekend is expected to be the busiest in three years, building on a travel resurgence that began earlier this spring. This year's forecast marks the second highest single-year increase...
May 2022
China's zero-covid policy isn't just stifling its own economy—it's changing the broader tourism industry, too. Airbnb plans to stop offering home rentals and other tourist experiences in China by...
May 2022
The Hawaii Tourism Authority is working on a plan to spend $14 million in COVID-19-era federal funding from the Economic Development Administration that includes development of a Honolulu urban trail...
May 2022
"We are opposed to using travel as a political weapon," writes Don Welsh, president and CEO of Destinations International. "No matter how well intentioned, boycotts and bans are counterproductive to...
May 2022
Amid surging demand for service to Mexico and other international destinations, officials in San Antonio are planning major changes that will transform the passenger experience at San Antonio...
May 2022
United CEO Scott Kirby weighs in on what is expected to be an extremely busy season for travel.
May 2022
Virtuoso, a travel network with more than 20,000 advisors globally, has seen a 50% increase in demand in the last year alone with millennials and Gen Xers being the fastest growing portion of new...
May 2022
Travelers who plan to work at least part of the time while on summer vacation this year are creating increased travel demand, according to a new study by business consultancy Deloitte. 
May 2022
American Express Global Business Travel has upped its revenue outlook for this year as business travel recovery has shown "strong momentum," CEO Paul Abbott said in an earnings call on Tuesday.
May 2022

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