Destinations International NewsBrief

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

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From May 9: New Orleans' two major tourism promotion entities would be merged as part of a landmark deal struck this week to funnel more money from hotel taxes to the city’s problem-plagued...
December 2019
It's a brisk autumn morning, and the Mishima overlook in Fukushima prefecture is crowded with photographers, mostly from Taiwan, eager to capture the scenic Tadami Line railway as it crosses the...
December 2019
The Space Coast Office of Tourism is targeting the Miami area for its largest single-city marketing campaign ever — a million-dollar effort in early 2020 to lure visitors to Brevard County. The eight...
December 2019
For 13 years, the Pure Michigan ad campaign has been a fixture across media in the United States, often featuring Detroit native and actor Tim Allen. Its folksy and down-to-earth appeal has seen it...
December 2019
Elephant rides on the wane. How ethical is the elephant sanctuary you’re visiting? In Thailand, you can ride an elephant. But should you? These recent news headlines might lead the casual reader...
December 2019
Next time King Kong is in town, he’ll probably take an Uber. The Empire State Building was been named by the ride-hail app service as the number one tourist attraction in the world that its users...
December 2019
The deadly eruption of a New Zealand volcano has drawn a spotlight on how active volcanoes draw crowds of tourism each year. With so many active volcanoes on the planet, tourists are seeking out...
December 2019
We are living in an unprecedented time of growth in travel. The global travel industry is expected to top almost $3 trillion sales by 2024, according to Euromonitor’s latest Megatrends Shaping the...
December 2019
Puerto Rico is broadening its marketing in a push to be seen as more than just a destination for beaches and sun two years after Hurricane Maria devastated the island. As part of its plans to...
December 2019
Four Huntsville Animal Services shelter dogs got a special treat this week, in an effort to find them a home for the holidays. The dogs Sid, Frank, Philly, and Titus explored four of Huntsville’s...
December 2019

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