Destinations International NewsBriefs

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Young professionals are using their hard-earned vacation days to work on self-improvement. It’s part of transformative travel, a trend defined by the Transformative Travel Council as “an experience...
January 2019
As Pinellas County’s tourism bureau faces a spending review, most of the County Commission opposes turning the agency into a private entity — regardless of how much tax dollars it collects.
January 2019
A bejeweled new gondola is proving a draw for millennials in Switzerland. It also has a practical purpose: moving visitors to must-visit spots more efficiently.
January 2019
After a decade marked by terrorism and other setbacks to its tourism brand, Kenya is now reveling in growth that is sure to be further nurtured by the first direct flight between the U.S. and East...
January 2019
Focused on the theme of “Something to Smile About,” the ads will target consumers in Mexico, the United Kingdom, Canada and also the United States and will build on past campaigns such as "Happiness...
January 2019
Through surveys, interviews and focus group research with travelers throughout the year, Skift reveals 12 megatrends in travel and tourism. For example, one trend is that brands will give travelers...
January 2019
As they say in the West Indies, this 238-square-mile island is "cooking with gas," as it continues its breakneck pace toward tourism dominance. At a news conference, the island's tourism minister,...
January 2019
Not limited to a specific time of year or restricted to one country, ‘bleisure’ is fast becoming a trend around the world, so ad dollars should follow it says Gianluca Armando of Expedia Group.
January 2019
In 2018, the country welcomed over 30 million international visitors — a figure which has doubled in recent years. Contributing to this accomplishment is Marketing Greece, a non-profit organization...
January 2019
Over the coming weeks, France, Germany, Italy and Spain will be among the markets targeted with messaging emphasizing the welcome that tourists will receive in the UK.
January 2019

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