Destinations International NewsBrief

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Apex predators can be difficult neighbors. But a new approach being taken in Germany could offset the economic damage they can cause while increasing acceptance of their renewed presence in the...
August 2019
Charleston's tourism marketing organization is rolling out a new online platform about African American history and culture in the region.
August 2019
The Costa Rican Tourism Board (ICT) has implemented a series of twenty actions to strengthen tourist safety in the country.
August 2019
According to Mandala Research Firm, 17% of African Americans take one or more international trips and travel locally more than six times per year. However, travel publications often paint a picture...
August 2019
As demand for multigenerational travel has grown, so have the distances families are traveling and the kinds of destinations they’re seeking. Hotels, resorts and tour operators are scrambling to...
August 2019
Mexico News Daily stated that there was a 5.1 percent drop in the number of passengers entering Mexico via U.S. airlines during the first six months — more than double the overall reduction in...
August 2019
Saudi Arabia will allow women to travel abroad without permission from a male guardian, local media say, ending a restriction that came under heavy international criticism and led some women to take...
August 2019
Large organizations might have hundreds of meetings and small events a year, but for decades many of the smaller or less complex meetings have flown under the radar. This is despite the fact that...
August 2019
Taxing tourists isn’t new, of course. Transient room and accommodation taxes have long been levied on overnight visitors in many destinations. But this relatively recent crop of taxes are something...
August 2019
Tourism continues to expand in Arizona, a boon for jobs, development and tax revenue, but the growth presents challenges to preserving the natural beauty drawing visitors to the state.
August 2019

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