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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A little more than a year ago, the Nebraska Tourism Commission announced its new tourism campaign and slogan. It caught many people by surprise. It dumbfounded some. Made others giggled and laughed...
November 2019
Australia is set to make a big tourism splash in the next few years with a new $38 million marketing campaign and by capitalizing on its being named “Destination of the Year” by Travel...
November 2019
Countries are getting better at handling the aftermath of political unrest and terrorist activity, delegates at the fourth Global Resilience Summit in London were told. However, the established...
November 2019
Hawaii’s tourism industry held a conference warning hotel owners and employees of the prevalence of sex trafficking at visitor properties and providing information about how to fight it. The Hawaii...
November 2019
Luxury travel is a sector that defies borders. The trends shaping and changing travel at the luxury level seem to transcend cultures. Instead, they follow the habits of high-net-worth individuals who...
November 2019
After seeing its reputation tainted by reports of suspicious deaths that occurred earlier this year in the country, the Dominican Republic aims to rectify the situation and demonstrate that they are...
November 2019
It’s not every day a tourism board tells the traveling public to stay away from the destination it works to promote. But Visit Faroe Islands is doing just that with its decision to limit tourist...
November 2019
Tourists visiting Turkey could be forced to pay a new tourist tax from 2020. The new levy is said to be charged per person and will vary depending on the type of hotel you're staying in. The Turkish...
November 2019
BVI Governor Augustus J. U. Jaspert is proposing legislation where property owners who already lease their homes for rent through Airbnb and pay a hotel accommodation tax will be subject to a further...
November 2019
Tourists dropped a record $9.75 billion into Utah’s economy last year, a 6.5% increase in spending over 2017, with national and state parks both reporting record visitation. A new report released by...
November 2019

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