Destinations International NewsBriefs

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Speaking at Skift Forum Europe in Berlin, analyst Richard Clarke made the case that packaged travel is back in style. But how does that square with the push for authentic, one-of-a-kind experiences?
June 2018
Destinations International has announced that four industry professionals will be inducted this year into the organization's Hall of Fame. The honorees are Anja Loetscher, former director of Geneva...
June 2018
Airbnb has frozen a major portion of its home listings and guest reservations in Japan at the behest of local regulators, but promised to compensate travelers who find themselves stranded at the...
June 2018
Sometimes in the content marketer’s quest for the best stories, we can forget to go back to the basics. In looking back at his legacy, here are five lessons in great storytelling learned from...
June 2018
“The Rhythm Never Stops” has been selected as the name of a long-discussed Caribbean regional marketing campaign directed by the Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO) and Caribbean Hotel...
June 2018
Tourists who slog through the flooded streets of Charleston when it rains could help pay for ways to prevent that flooding, if the state Legislature approves the plan. The request will be a key test...
June 2018
Saying that 46% of U.S. travelers prefer to book their flight and hotel separately, Expedia will enable customers to book discounted hotels after they purchase their airfare on Expedia.
June 2018
As travel suppliers report record sales, they are also reporting record revenues coming from a channel that was supposed to be going out of business less than a decade ago.
June 2018

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