Destinations International NewsBrief

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Around the country, cities are recovering from a devastating year for business travel and tourism. Perhaps the biggest change? They're finally showcasing the history of all the people who built them.
June 2021
The Israeli government on Wednesday voted to postpone next week's planned reopening of Israel's borders to vaccinated tourists amid concerns over COVID contagion from abroad. It also approved the...
June 2021
We haven't forgotten about you, Portland. But did you have to mention your functional bridges in a full-page Sunday newspaper advertisement courting tourists? Indeed, Seattle has a frustratingly...
June 2021
The chambers of tourism in Costa Rican rural areas seek to promote the visit of nationals, through strategies that include differentiated prices throughout the year. With this initiative, tourism...
June 2021
The tourism industry in the Philippines lost some $8 billion in 2020 because of the pandemic. Filipinos are being encouraged to travel domestically to try to restart a crucial sector of the...
June 2021
California's tourism sector is roaring back to life, and although the rest of the state is easing restrictions, Yosemite National Park has not announced changes to the temporary day-use...
June 2021
The U.S. Department of Commerce will soon announce a $750 million investment in travel and tourism, according to Gina Raimondo, the department secretary, speaking on a virtual forum conducted by the...
June 2021
Good news for travelers who have been dreaming of a summer on the Amalfi coast or in the rolling hills of Tuscany: Italy has officially reopened to American tourists for quarantine-free travel.
June 2021
The European Union is actually ahead of schedule in getting its Digital COVID Certificate (a.k.a. "Digital Green Pass") fully rolled out and running smoothly for the summer season.
June 2021
A popular California hiking trail will reopen this week after it was destroyed by a wildfire more than 10 years ago, according to the Save the Redwoods League. The Pfeiffer Falls Trail will reopen in...
June 2021

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