Destinations International NewsBrief

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Travel to and within the United States posted its worst performance in nine months in June. The newly released Travel Trends Index (TTI) from the U.S. Travel Association reveals an 0.8 percent...
August 2019
The U.S. leisure and hospitality sector added 35,000 jobs in July, the Bureau of Labor Statistics reported.
August 2019
If current trends continue, the estimated cost to the U.S. economy by 2022 will be a loss of 41 million visitors, $180 billion in international traveler spending, and 266,000 jobs.
August 2019
This new section of the website — now live — highlights tips and resources for green, sustainable travel options throughout the state.
August 2019
2Synergize, LLC. — a Simpleview consulting firm based in San Diego – has partnered with George G Fenich, Ph.D., co-founder of the firm Trends Analysis Projections (TAP). 2Synergize now is the...
August 2019
Despite being officially banned in China since 2014, Instagram has strong currency among young Chinese netizens, so much so that the journey by which travel trends migrate and permeate domestic...
August 2019
The talk at the Destinations International annual conference in St. Louis was all about how destination marketing organizations need to transform themselves into destination management organizations...
August 2019
Hong Kong’s tourism industry is going through a period of uncertainty and disquiet as political protests entered the eighth week without any signs of abating.
August 2019
STR attributed the decline to several factors, including seaweed currently plaguing the Cancun and Riviera Maya coastlines and the government's decision to disband the Mexico Tourism Board earlier...
August 2019
In the years and decades to come, the struggle to contain the ill effects of travel and the new challenge of grappling with the unpredictable impact of climate change will converge.
August 2019

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