Destinations International NewsBrief

Destinations International NewsBrief is your primary resource for destination industry news.

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Destinations International, the world's largest resource for official destination organizations, convention and visitors bureaus (CVBs) and tourism boards, announced the release of our 2020 Equity,...
November 2020
An international certificate of vaccination or prophylaxis—which travelers must carry to enter certain countries that mandate a yellow fever vaccination or to exit those with high polio risk—could be...
November 2020
Instead of looking back at the last few months of bumpy business, though, Chief Executive Office Peter Kern—who assumed leadership of the company in April—would rather look forward. Even in...
November 2020
New Zealand's new tourism minister has spelled out his goal to target the global 1% as visitors in the post-pandemic market, rather than vans of backpackers who "pull over to the side of the road and...
November 2020
The idyllic island of Bali has long been a bucket-list destination for travelers but a proposed alcohol ban could see tourists seek alternative destinations. Situated to the east of the Indonesian...
November 2020
Switzerland Tourism held a virtual "Road to Switzerland" conference for agents and the media on Monday, with tons of great information about one of Europe's most beautiful countries.
November 2020
A ghost town in Australia could get a fresh breath of life as the state government looks to turn it into a new eco-tourism destination. The abandoned town of Cossack, about 1480km north of Perth in...
November 2020
Amid a spike in coronavirus cases and a statewide travel advisory in effect, Visit Baltimore on Monday launched a new tourism ad campaign that's aimed at markets within driving distance.
November 2020
The governors of California, Oregon and Washington issued travel advisories Friday urging people entering or returning to their states to self-quarantine to slow the spread of the coronavirus as...
November 2020
As we attempt to deal with the second wave of a pandemic that likely to be with us for the foreseeable future, it's increasingly clear that some industries are going to be changed dramatically, and...
November 2020

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