Destinations International NewsBriefs

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Tourism Toronto is collaborating with Google on a first of its kind growth strategy plan for the city. According to Tourism Toronto, the partnership will drive growth in Toronto’s visitor economy...
September 2018
TripAdvisor is planning a major upgrade to its website and mobile experience that will put a focus on planning and booking with social media-style influences.
September 2018
When most people think of wildlife travel, they think of African safaris - but a new study puts the U.S. at the top of the wildlife travel list.
September 2018
Spending per outbound trip by Chinese tourists decreased by 14.2 percent in dollar terms for the first half of 2018 compared to the overall average of 2017.
September 2018
The ghost church is a lesson and reminder for all destinations to embrace local artists and their work to help breathe new life into old or forgotten attractions.
September 2018
Dark tourism, a term more recently associated with quirky destinations associated with death and dying thanks to a trendy Netflix series, is now becoming popular with an unlikely fan base: families.
September 2018
The Department of Commerce revised its 2017 inbound tourist numbers on Wednesday, adding 3.6 million international visitors to the total and reversing what had been reported as 3.1% downturn in...
September 2018
Touring Bird, a new web app from Google’s internal incubator Area 120, collates attractions, tours and more in top destinations around the globe.
September 2018
In an effort to reduce the amount of garbage on the Greek island of Santorini, island officials are looking to impose limits on cruise arrivals, according to a Wall Street Journal report.
September 2018
The lack of political will to raise the billions of dollars needed for upgrades has left U.S. highways, bridges and airports in varying states of disrepair. Now the travel industry is sounding the...
September 2018

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