Destinations International NewsBrief

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ILTM, the big kahuna of luxury travel, is taking place in Cannes this week. The trade show, which matches high-end travel suppliers with buyers from around the world, is welcoming a record number of...
December 2019
Hong Kong has been beset by political unrest and protests in 2019, but that hasn't stopped it from being named the most visited destination in the world this year. According to UK-based market...
December 2019
So bereft were fans of Game of Thrones when the fantasy drama concluded in April of this year that emergency helplines were set up across the world. While obsessives took to social media to emote...
December 2019
It looks like online travel’s next buzz term has finally entered prime time. The concept of the connected trip is making headlines as online travel leaders have done the rounds over the last few...
December 2019
Egypt visitor numbers are returning to their 2010 peak after years of upheaval as authorities look to adventure and cultural tourism to help fuel growth for a key source of foreign exchange, an...
November 2019
Who deserves a home? To tackle homelessness, one city is rethinking that question. Houston has taken a “housing-first” approach in which a home is seen as a vital first step toward stability.
November 2019
The Los Angeles Tourism and Convention Board has opened an office in Mumbai, which it says makes it the first U.S. destination marketer to have its own staffed promotional office in India. The new...
November 2019
The South Dakota Department of Tourism recently won eight awards in a prestigious international marketing competition. This is the most Adrian Awards the department has ever won in a single year....
November 2019
Spain is on track for a record year of tourist arrivals, the seventh straight year of new highs, with U.S. and Asian visitors countering the disruption of Brexit and collapse of tour operator Thomas...
November 2019

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