Destinations International NewsBrief

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

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More than 30 years after a nuclear accident left the Ukrainian city abandoned, Chernobyl is busy again. Kiev’s tourism and promotion board expects to see 100,000 visitors to Chernobyl by the end of...
June 2019
Since the start of the year, at least seven American tourists have died while vacationing in the Dominican Republic, and questions are also being raised about several more deaths in 2018.
June 2019
A new battlefront has opened in the trade war between the United States and China: the $1.6 trillion American travel industry.
June 2019
The Bruges city council will no longer advertise the city in hotels in other major Belgian cities after concerns that the current levels of tourism is unsustainable and bad for the city.
June 2019
New research from the Global Destination Sustainability Index aims to help destination marketing organizations around the world take bigger roles in their regions' sustainability efforts.
June 2019
Illinois is nearly doubling its advertising budget and launching a new campaign this summer to get tourists across the Midwest to travel the state's scenic highways and byways.
June 2019
In the three months since the tourism board was eliminated, state, regional and private-sector promoters have not been idle. As soon as it was clear the nation's new president was not going to back...
June 2019
A campaign developed this winter for the Arizona Office of Tourism shows the possibilities of microtargeting individual consumers.
June 2019
The most photographed travel attraction in Perth, Australia, isn't a monument, public artwork or UNESCO site. It's the Crawley Edge Boat Shed, a bright blue wooden house that many locals drive past...
June 2019
The high tourism season hasn’t started yet, and there are already signs that landmarks in Europe are bursting at the seams.
June 2019

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