Destinations International NewsBriefs

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

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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
Ireland has seen an influx of tourism developments recently, with multiple hotel openings and event announcements making headlines. Most recently Tourism Ireland released a new ad campaign to...
January 2018
A new report from Influicity predicts the use of video in Influencer Marketing will reach an all-time high in 2018, peaking at 80 percent of global online traffic by 2020.
January 2018
We look at an industry that’s been completely turned on its head in recent years, due to extreme digital transformation: tourism and hospitality.
January 2018
Tourism to Israel grew 25 percent in 2017 to a record 3.6 million people, bringing in 20 billion shekels ($5.8 billion) of revenue, the Tourism Ministry said.
January 2018
Tourism groups in New Zealand are confident the Chinese market is in good shape after a sharp slump in numbers and spending in the past year.
January 2018
To find out more about affordable vacation spots around the globe, we talked with Jessica Bisesto, senior editor at travel deals site TravelPirates, to share her picks for budget destinations on the...
December 2017