Destinations International NewsBrief

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Hotel deals in Singapore are set for a record amid a surge in tourist arrivals buoyed by people wanting to avoid the protests in Hong Kong. Hospitality transaction volumes were an unprecedented S$5....
December 2019
By 2022, global short-term rental sales are projected to reach $132.5 billion, nearly triple what they were in 2012. This increase has been largely fueled by Airbnb, which launched in 2008. Recently...
December 2019
Overseas demand for travel to the U.S. remains sluggish as the country falls behind international travel growth. The latest forecast released by the U.S. Travel Association shows that this trend will...
December 2019
Craig Davis, CDME, currently president and CEO of VisitPITTSBURGH, is leaving the post to become CEO and president of VisitDallas. He will start his new job Jan. 6. Davis will replace VisitDallas...
December 2019
There could come a day when Dubai has its own chapter in the Guinness Book of World Records. What was once a modest fishing village on the Arabian Gulf has grown into the City of Gold. With that...
December 2019
Visit Florida must continue to promote the Sunshine State as it has for the past 22 years, with great success. Not only does the iconic brand prime the state’s tourism economy, it serves as the...
December 2019
There is such a thing as loving a place to death, and with the growing masses visiting Lake Tahoe every year, overtourism is a top issue. According to a study done by One Tahoe, an initiative to...
December 2019
The Portland City Council voted 3-0 Wednesday to support changes to the region’s tourist tax structure, allowing the region’s visitors fund to support housing for vulnerable Oregonians. The Metro...
December 2019
ILTM, the big kahuna of luxury travel, is taking place in Cannes this week. The trade show, which matches high-end travel suppliers with buyers from around the world, is welcoming a record number of...
December 2019
Hong Kong has been beset by political unrest and protests in 2019, but that hasn't stopped it from being named the most visited destination in the world this year. According to UK-based market...
December 2019

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