Destinations International NewsBriefs

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

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On Jan. 1, California became the most populous of nine states where the recreational use of marijuana is now legal.
January 2018
International travelers to the U.S. spent 3.3 percent less through November of 2017 than at the same point the previous year, according to the November International Trade report released by the...
January 2018
On an island where there has been so much loss, the opening of a new but familiar spot literally felt like an oasis amid a sea of destruction.
January 2018
With international visitation to the U.S. continuing to decline, travel industry leaders say they plan to form a coalition of American businesses to send the message that the country welcomes foreign...
January 2018
Mexican travel agencies are blaming President Donald Trump and his administration for the decline in Mexican tourists visiting the U.S.
January 2018
Widely-used online marketing techniques designed to unstill a sense of urgency into consumers look set to come under greater scrutiny following a probe by Which?, the UK consumer champion.
January 2018
It was inevitable that Airbnb would make a significant negative impact on hotels due to its increasing supply and the low entry costs for Airbnb operators. But hotels are fighting back.
January 2018
While AirBnB and online travel agencies are posing significant challenges for the industry, there may be a newcomer in the rat race that few businesses are prepared to deal with: blockchain...
January 2018

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