Destinations International NewsBrief

Destinations International NewsBrief is your primary resource for destination industry news.

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Visit Anaheim, the official destination organization for Anaheim, published new research Thursday that shows that as many as seven out of 10 U.S. drinkers have traveled to a destination specifically...
September 2019
Hawaii, Montana, and Maine are the three states whose economies depend most on outdoor recreational activities such as hiking, water sports, hunting and skiing.
September 2019
Against the backdrop of falling Chinese tourist numbers and increasingly hostile bilateral sentiment, Brand USA and San Diego Tourism Authority are taking matters into their own hands.
September 2019
Tourism Toronto has announced that Scott Beck will take over as president and CEO of the organization beginning Oct. 15. Beck assumes the position following 14 years as president and CEO of Visit...
September 2019
Tourism Australia has promoted its executive general manager international, Philippa Harrison, to managing director, an appointment that comes as the destination seeks to bolster tourism spend by...
September 2019
Christian Ortlepp's role fortifies Simpleview's continued investment in global meetings and its growing team in Europe, where the company now employs 90 people — nearly one fourth of its 400...
September 2019
Experience is passé. Today’s top luxury marketers have moved on to a new way of looking at the customer journey. It’s now about intention.
September 2019
Increasingly, destinations are developing their brands through global search and social platforms, such as Google, Facebook, Instagram and WeChat. We take a closer look at these opportunities and...
September 2019
In a New York press conference, Francisco Javier García, the Dominican Republic minister of tourism, decried what he described as sensational media reporting of “unrelated” deaths and other incidents...
September 2019
Norway, like most countries in Western Europe, is experiencing record numbers of tourists, especially during the peak summer months. That influx of tourists is putting a strain on its natural wonders...
September 2019

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