Destinations International NewsBrief

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Tokyo is facing a shortage of accommodation when Olympic fans pour into the Japanese capital for next year's Games so officials are looking offshore -- to moored cruise ships operating as floating...
July 2019
Adding the Gaylord Rockies Resort and Convention Center last year put Aurora clearly on the radar screens of meeting planners around the country. Aurora went from not making the cut as a top 50...
July 2019
A growing cloud of economic anxiety is looming over Hawaii, as the ongoing trade war between the world’s two largest economies threatens to cut off a once-steady flow of Chinese tourists. As of June...
July 2019
From California to the Galapagos, overwhelmed tourist destinations are experimenting with ways to control the overflow and pay for repairing the damage.
July 2019
Paris gets about 25 million tourists a year — more than 10 times the city’s population — placing it just behind Bangkok and London in world rankings.
July 2019
Destinations International’s annual convention in St. Louis kicked things off with a big announcement. The host organization’s president and CEO, Don Welsh, along with PCMA’s president and CEO,...
July 2019
Visit St. Pete Clearwater says Pinellas County is expected to bring in $60 million in bed tax collections this year, which is a new record.
July 2019
Puerto Rico’s tourism industry is back on track just shy of two years after Hurricane Maria, but the kind of civil unrest happening in San Juan is never great for tourism.
July 2019
Saudi Arabia is in talks with regional and global investors for its first mega entertainment and sports city that’s being developed as part of the kingdom’s plans for life after oil.
July 2019
As growth in inbound tourism to the U.S. declines, Americans are picking up the slack, with travel advisors noting an uptick in U.S. clients seeking domestic experiences —including some that rival...
July 2019

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