Destinations International NewsBrief

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Florida's tourism-marketing agency wants Floridians to become in-state travelers as the crucial hospitality industry tries to rebound amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
September 2020
Many outdoors-oriented destinations have experienced a remarkably busy summer, and it's tempting to think that the momentum will carry over into the autumn months. That's dangerous thinking, and it...
September 2020
The Kentucky Department of Tourism announced the state's new in-state marketing campaign, "Stay Close. Go Far." on September 1, an initiative aimed at helping to grow local tourism, communities and...
September 2020
Manila-based Rajah Travel Corporation (RTC) will launch a travel management programme covering aspects that are usually not taught in hospitality schools, so as to groom a new generation of industry-...
September 2020
As the reliability and availability of COVID-19 testing remains erratic, some travel entities are experimenting with unique — and more guest-friendly — ways to determine if visitors are carrying the...
September 2020
COVID-19 travel restrictions for nonessential travel are still in effect at international Canadian borders over the upcoming Labor Day weekend.
September 2020
Heading into the 2020 U.S. Labor Day holiday weekend, 49% of those surveyed said that they feel confident about venturing outside of their communities — a 10% jump from the number of respondents who...
September 2020
The Indonesian island of Bali will not open to foreign tourists again this year, due to coronavirus concerns. Authorities of the popular holiday destination had earlier said foreign visitors would be...
August 2020
A mandate for international visitors to affix devices to their bodies is being viewed by some countries as a high-tech solution to both contain the spread of COVID-19 and restart their tourism...
August 2020
A recent cruise was characterized by COVID testing, social distancing, hand sanitizing and temperature checks — but it was also relaxing and enjoyable. More importantly, it was, reportedly, virus-...
August 2020

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