Destinations International NewsBrief

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

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Attractions in the U.S. have significant room for improvement when it comes to serving and satisfying people of color, according to a new study by PGAV Destinations, a design firm that works with...
June 2019
Amsterdam ups the ante in its attempt to keep the city livable with a new set of proposals that could mean an outright ban on holiday rentals in certain areas.
May 2019
After more than a decade of rapid growth, Chinese travel to the U.S. is falling. And that has cities, malls and other tourist spots scrambling to reverse the trend.
May 2019
In New Mexico, it also ushers in a long-awaited -- and at times seemingly lost -- opportunity for promoting the futuristic spaceport and the state as a destination at the forefront of space tourism...
May 2019
Destination DC is expanding its marketing efforts with the aim of helping more travelers discover the “real” DC this summer.
May 2019
While a number of aspects of the U.S. economy could affect people's propensity to travel, economists largely believe the outlook will remain strong for the foreseeable future. And at the moment,...
May 2019
Could this be one of the busiest summers for travel? A new survey from Discover found that 71 percent of consumers plan to take a vacation this summer (from May through September), compared to 58...
May 2019
Visit Los Cabos, which is funded by a 3% hotel tax on visitors, created a complementary trust fund that will allow the region's private sector to contribute money for promotional efforts.
May 2019
There’s also a new wave of influencers seeking to change the norms. Popular accounts like @unlikelyhikers and @blackgirlstraveltoo focus on highlighting the diversity of travellers around the world,...
May 2019
Using real people who have visited and fallen in love with the city, the campaign seeks to capture the excitement, individuality and desires of the modern-day traveler.
May 2019

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