Destinations International NewsBriefs

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NYC & Company is refreshing the city's tourism digital outreach with initiatives that include artificial intelligence and a new travel booking component.
November 2018
Before the rescue of the 12 young boys and their coach made headlines this summer, Tham Luang-Khun Nam Nang Non forest park in Chiang Rai was a slow and quiet park area, but after the rescue mission...
November 2018
The Tourism Council of Mexico is about to be dissolved as part of changes being made to the way the country promotes tourism under President Andrés Manuel López Obrador's new administration.
November 2018
Indigenous communities in the U.S. and Canada have long been marginalized and exploited in large part because their cultures and traditions were different and weren’t accepted by colonial settlers....
November 2018
U.S. travelers are growing more dependent on their smartphones for all aspects of travel, with 61 percent of consumers in the U.S. booking and paying for their trips through mobile devices in the...
November 2018
2018 has been a tough year for the United States in terms of Chinese tourism, as tensions over escalating tariffs between Beijing and Washington have put a dent in arrivals from China.
November 2018
Visit Duluth recently deployed some new technology that could provide better insight of how well its online efforts to market Duluth as a tourist destination are working.
November 2018
Despite a summer of algae and red tide, and a devastating hurricane in the Florida Panhandle, Florida once again saw record tourism through the third quarter of 2018.
November 2018
Thanks to a Whistler company that has invested in the emerging technology of virtual reality (VR), prospective visitors can get a taste of Whistler before they even set foot here.
November 2018
Nineteen windmills occupy the village of Kinderdijk near Rotterdam. Bus after bus queues to drop off its eager passengers, creating tailbacks down the rolling dykes as far as the eye can see. And...
November 2018

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