Destinations International NewsBrief

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The first phase of the Black Tourism Talent Directory, the National Blacks in Travel And Tourism Collaborative's (BTT) matchmaking platform for Black talent in travel and tourism, has launched.
February 2021
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is currently not recommending mandatory COVID-19 testing for domestic travel after the idea was tossed around by the agency and top officials in the...
February 2021
Big things are happening in Louisville, Kentucky. Starting at Louisville Tourism, where Karen Williams, a 30-year veteran, will retire as president and CEO on June 30, and the current chief operating...
February 2021
Arne M. Sorenson, president/CEO of Marriott, unexpectedly died yesterday. He was 62. In May 2019, the company announced that he had been diagnosed with pancreatic cancer. On Feb. 2, Marriott shared...
February 2021
Spain hopes the introduction of vaccination passports combined with pre-travel COVID-19 testing will allow British tourists to return to Spanish destinations this summer, a tourism ministry source...
February 2021
To regain the county's footing in the typically robust tourism and hospitality sectors, Valley Forge Tourism and Convention Board has formulated a 2021 Relaunch Plan that comes equipped with the...
February 2021
Israel and Greece signed a bilateral agreement on tourism cooperation on Monday in Yerushalayim to be implemented once pandemic restrictions on air travel can be eased again. Israeli Minister Orit...
February 2021
Tough new restrictions on travel because of variants of the coronavirus are hitting just when millions of people are normally on the move.
February 2021
The Dominican Republic appears to be emerging from the shackles of the coronavirus pandemic as air ticketing data shows an uptick in travelers, according to ForwardKeys, a leading travel analytics...
February 2021
Why focus on accessible travel? Investing in accessibility is a way to hasten the recovery in the short term as high-spending 65+ travelers loaded with antibodies are readily targetable and raring to...
February 2021

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