Destinations International NewsBrief

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Travel executives, take note. Global growth is more subdued than some of you may have expected. But many travel companies will still enjoy profitable growth this year.
July 2019
The playbook for foreign and domestic DMOs has been relatively straightforward: hire a celebrity, sporadically release promotional material, and hope your chosen celebrity avoids any scandals. But in...
July 2019
Driven by social media and a growing interest in winter tourism connected with the northern lights, China to Alaska tourism has exploded in recent years.
July 2019
Some of the bigger destinations on the list are obvious, but there is a lot of movement among smaller, less high-profile cities. In many ways, this movement comes down to what investments a...
July 2019
Conventions that bring hundreds or even thousands of people to town are in full swing in Mississippi bringing in visitors who have a major financial impact with spending for hotel rooms, gas, meals...
July 2019
Travel and “seeing the world” has emerged as the most important financial outlay for Gen Z when it comes to thinking about spending their money.
July 2019
In an era when overtourism is a growing challenge for the industry, destination marketing organizations are evolving their mission to focus on tourism management.
July 2019
Despite uncertain trade relationships between China and the US and a slowing Chinese travel demand, the latest quarterly report, “European Tourism - Trends...
July 2019
Citing travel and tourism's large contribution to the U.S. economy, four U.S. senators introduced a bipartisan bill to reauthorize Brand USA in 2020.
July 2019
After the dissolution of the Mexico Tourism Board, the government announced it has organized the Council of Tourism Diplomacy to plan, design and implement promotion strategies at the international...
July 2019

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