Destinations International NewsBriefs

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The information revolution has indeed revolutionized both the way we prepare trips, and how we experience them.
November 2017
A stronger U.S. dollar, the UK’s Brexit vote, and the growth of low-cost, long-haul carriers are only a few of the big reasons why U.S. arrivals in overseas destinations increased seven percent year-...
November 2017
Loyalty programs are closely associated with the travel industry in the public’s mind — and for good reason. New data from Phocuswright and Acxiom found that four in five U.S. travelers were members...
November 2017
This year’s violent protests against overtourism, with slogans such as ‘tourists go home’ and ‘tourists are terrorists,’ have been a wake-up call, said UNWTO Secretary General Taleb Rifai in an...
November 2017
More than 8 out of 10 travelers say that "fitting everything in when your trip is too short" is one of their biggest travel-related challenges, according to new research from Enterprise Rent-A-Car.
November 2017
Travel Oregon and its agency Wieden+Kennedy are out with a new campaign promoting tourism that reimagines the popular computer game, "The Oregon Trail."
November 2017
The experts at Booking.com have combined customer insights from over 128 million real guest reviews with research from 19,000 travelers across 26 countries around the world to reveal the biggest...
November 2017
Online shopping giants like Amazon have thrown many tourism boards around the world into a quandary.
November 2017
It’s not something a lot of people want to think about, but with large gatherings increasingly becoming a target for violent attacks, meeting and event planners have to step up their security tools...
November 2017

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