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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Like most forms of marketing, tourism promotion is all about selling an idea. Depending on the destination, that idea may be escape, relaxation, cultural immersion, or personal transformation. But...
January 2020
Phillipe Etchegaray, marketing manager for Chile Tourism in North America, attended the U.S. Tour Operators Association conference recently, as part of Chile’s renewed marketing push in the North...
January 2020
The Door County Visitor Bureau released its new logo recently. The logo is part of a name and branding update announced at its annual meeting recently. The organization has changed its name to...
January 2020
In Hawaii, visitor behavior driven by the desire for Instagram-worthy photos as well as the greater ease of finding once little-known locations through Google Maps is leading to congestion and...
January 2020
The North Little Rock Convention...
January 2020
The travel industry tends to view its products as a must-have for consumers. This mindset has led the sector to lag behind the entertainment and e-commerce world when it comes to building lasting...
January 2020
VisitEngland has partnered with SiteMinder, the global hotel industry's leading guest acquisition platform, as part of its effort to boost domestic and international numbers across England. The...
January 2020
French unions regularly shut down trains and blocked streets this past fall. In Hong Kong, clashes between protesters and the local police escalated late in 2019. Meanwhile, pro-independence...
January 2020
Year to date through November, hotel data company STR reported that revenue per available room (RevPAR) across Mexico was down 6.6%, to $69.11. Concurrently, average daily rate (ADR) slipped 3.8%,...
January 2020
In 1936, The Evening News in Rockhampton wrote: "The time has arrived when Australians must decide whether or not they will accept responsibility for the perpetuation of the koala […]" It seems...
January 2020

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