Destinations International NewsBrief

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

With information gathered from leading sources, the weekly publication aims to tackle today's more pressing industry issues. Destination International's NewsBrief includes the latest from the travel and tourism industry including news on specific destination organizations and leading professionals, tools and trends such as best practices and technology, and important association updates from Destinations International.

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So bereft were fans of Game of Thrones when the fantasy drama concluded in April of this year that emergency helplines were set up across the world. While obsessives took to social media to emote...
December 2019
It looks like online travel’s next buzz term has finally entered prime time. The concept of the connected trip is making headlines as online travel leaders have done the rounds over the last few...
December 2019
Egypt visitor numbers are returning to their 2010 peak after years of upheaval as authorities look to adventure and cultural tourism to help fuel growth for a key source of foreign exchange, an...
November 2019
Who deserves a home? To tackle homelessness, one city is rethinking that question. Houston has taken a “housing-first” approach in which a home is seen as a vital first step toward stability.
November 2019
The Los Angeles Tourism and Convention Board has opened an office in Mumbai, which it says makes it the first U.S. destination marketer to have its own staffed promotional office in India. The new...
November 2019
The South Dakota Department of Tourism recently won eight awards in a prestigious international marketing competition. This is the most Adrian Awards the department has ever won in a single year....
November 2019
Spain is on track for a record year of tourist arrivals, the seventh straight year of new highs, with U.S. and Asian visitors countering the disruption of Brexit and collapse of tour operator Thomas...
November 2019
Maryland Department of Commerce Secretary Kelly M. Schulz announced that visitors to Maryland spent more than $18 billion in calendar year 2018, up 2.1% from the previous year and 47% from 2009. The...
November 2019
Visit Oakland, the California city's official destination marketing organization, has promoted Rhanee Palma, CDME, to chief sales officer. She is the first Filipina-American to hold a C-Suite...
November 2019

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