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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The State of Travel Insurance research survey shows that close to 60% of women said they would wash their hands or use hand sanitizer more, as well as wear a mask or other protective gear, whereas...
September 2020
Seventy-six percent of Americans expect to travel more in the next year and 80 percent revealed they would be willing to pay more for their trip to ensure privacy, social distancing and cleanliness...
September 2020
When it comes to tourism, something interesting has happened during the pandemic. Some of the biggest destination spots in the country like New York City, Los Angeles, and Miami struggled to get...
September 2020
Singapore is turning to domestic tourism as its borders remain largely closed to overseas visitors due to coronavirus. "The tourism sector in Singapore was really badly affected as a result of this...
September 2020
Thailand will start issuing special visas to foreign tourists starting October, easing a more than five-month-old ban on visitors to revive the nation’s ailing tourism-reliant economy.
September 2020
Elliott L. Ferguson II, 54, is president of Destination DC, which promotes the city to visitors, and national chairman of the U.S. Travel Association. Here, he answers questions about his tenure in...
September 2020
We are at a time of significant change in our industry and around the world. We are in a time of crisis, a seminal moment, a defining moment. We are at a watershed, a decision point, an...
September 2020
The island of Grand Bahama's lockdown has been lifted, the island's tourism board confirmed. The changes mean essential businesses like food stores, pharmacies and gas stations are now open every day...
September 2020
With revenues from hotel occupancy taxes down severely, convention and visitor bureaus are examining alternate ways to find funding and stay relevant.
September 2020
Like everything else, the COVID-19 pandemic resulted in a significant change this summer when it comes to marketing tourism in the Iowa Great Lakes. Rebecca Peters of Okoboji Tourism says they were...
September 2020

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