Destinations International NewsBrief

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China’s National Bureau of Statistics recently released data tracking citizens’ leisure time over the past 10 years, and the findings indicate that an increase in the amount of free time over the...
April 2019
The personal history of Poland’s prime minister, Mateusz Morawiecki, was shaped by the struggle to rid the country of the Soviets. And the country’s image in the aftermath of the Cold War has...
April 2019
Customs and Border Protection's directive this month to reassign agents from some U.S. airports to the Mexican border is adding to concerns about headwinds for inbound travel.
April 2019
Thousands of tourists looking to drive down San Francisco's "crookedest street" may soon have to pay a toll. To reduce crowds and traffic, city and state officials on Monday announced a bill that...
April 2019
A report from Bloomberg says hotels in the country are now bracing for the fallout from the coordinated terrorist event which encompassed luxury hotels and churches and represents the worst violence...
April 2019
According to the Jamaica Gleaner, Jamaica offers a whopping 98 percent variation in its marijuana strains, which could equate to billions of dollars in earnings when the local medical cannabis...
April 2019
Summer travel is heating up and Americans are making plans to get out of town. AAA has found that two-thirds of leisure travelers (64%) plan to take vacations as the weather warms and the kids are...
April 2019
Brand USA announced last week that its efforts to entice international travelers to visit America are helping to fuel the nation’s economy. A study by Oxford Economics shows Brand USA’s marketing...
April 2019
California Governor Gavin Newsom is promoting tourism in Central America as a way to solve some of the region’s greater problems, including gang violence and migrant caravans.
April 2019
Beer passports are a popular marketing and tourism tool for communities with high concentrations of breweries. The idea is simple: Visit breweries and fill your passport book with stamps, which can...
April 2019

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