Destinations International NewsBriefs

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Just seven months after the country eased its visa restrictions, making it easier, faster and cheaper for Americans to travel there, it has seen a surge in U.S. visitors procuring visas.
September 2018
Hot Springs is set to be the first destination in Arkansas to utilize virtual reality to promote local tourism.
September 2018
In recent years Huntsville has run a social media photo contest in order to encourage local participation, but this past year they added a new element to the project that’s really got people talking.
September 2018
Visitors keep Venice afloat, but locals say they are slowly killing the city's distinctive culture.
September 2018
New Orleans seemed at the forefront of efforts to legalize and regulate vacation rentals in 2016. Airbnb negotiated elements of the regulations and hailed them as a model -- a tool for rule...
September 2018
It's full circle for the new leader, who's no stranger to Philadelphia.
September 2018
Tourism officials in Quintana Roo are looking to invest 150 million pesos into improving the number of travelers visiting the region from the United States.
September 2018
Imagine a world where you no longer fly between your house and your hotel. You drive there. Or more accurately, your hotel room drives you there.
September 2018
For the first time in nine years, official data revealed Monday the number of tourists visiting Spain dropped by 4.9 percent in July.
September 2018
Many tourism boards are still betting that travelers want to share information about themselves on destination websites to help plan their trips — and more websites are being redesigned accordingly.
September 2018

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