Destinations International NewsBrief

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GES Executive Vice President of Industry Development John "Jack" Patronski will retire from the Las Vegas-based global experiential marketing company, effective June 30.
May 2020
Nevada casinos will be able to open June 4, when they will have been closed for more than 11 weeks to prevent crowds from gathering and spreading the coronavirus, Nevada Gov. Steve Sisolak...
May 2020
Graceland visitors during the attraction's first day of operation after nine weeks of coronavirus-motivated shutdown were focused on a portrait of Elvis presented—unexpectedly—in extreme closeup.
May 2020
Visit Dallas and the Dallas Tourism Public Improvement District are leading the charge as local organizations work to gain a new "clean and safe" facility accreditation from the Global Biorisk...
May 2020
Visit Anaheim, the official destination organization for Anaheim, recently coordinated the donation of nearly 6,000 unused meeting bags to a local nonprofit to assist in its distribution of food...
May 2020
Having a robust wellness tourism industry built on science-based approaches will be a positive that can come from a damaging pandemic.
May 2020
The Bahamas is targeting July 1 in its latest plans to reopen its borders for travel. "We are looking at a possible date for commercial travel on or before July 1 of this year," Prime Minister Dr....
May 2020
Canada and the US have agreed to extend their agreement to keep the border closed to non-essential travel to June 21 during the coronavirus pandemic. Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said...
May 2020
While global hotel companies have fast-tracked post-COVID-19 shutdown reopening policies and procedures covering everything from sanitation to social distancing and the food and beverage...
May 2020
The Philadelphia Convention and Visitors Bureau (PHLCVB) has announced that the Board of Directors unanimously voted and has appointed Gregg Caren to the position of President and Chief Executive...
May 2020

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