Destinations International NewsBrief

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Despite the devastation of Hurricane Dorian on Grand Bahama and The Abacos, the Bahamas Ministry of Tourism...
September 2019
The Costa Rica Tourism Institute (ICT) launched a new advertising campaign in the United States and Canada on September 1, which features a custom-designed alphabet and five suggestive words: Balance...
September 2019
DMOs have existed in various forms more than 100 years, initially with a focus on convention travel management and later expanding to encompass leisure travel as well.
September 2019
In an effort to curb certain problematic issues affecting the Hawaiian Islands, the Hawaii Tourism Authority (HTA) and the Hawaii Visitors and Convention Bureau (HVCB) together are launching a new...
September 2019
Hong Kong’s tourism industry is being dealt a severe blow by the ongoing protests in the city, which are now in their 15th week.
September 2019
Closing islands for a rehab seems fashionable in Southeast Asia. But look at the Komodo Island example and the wrong messages Indonesia has sent about one of its most unique tourism assets.
September 2019
International tourist arrivals grew 4% from January to June 2019, compared to the same period last year, according to the latest UNWTO World Tourism Barometer.
September 2019
Thanks to a private trust created by the Los Cabos tourism board to supplement the funds that were previously received from the Mexico Tourism Board, the Los Cabos tourism board has opened a...
September 2019
Planners are starting to embrace their role in addressing climate change — and are moving beyond just surface efforts to preserve the environment and local communities.
September 2019
Russia wants to be seen as a global power and attract all the foreign investment that comes with that. After years of restrictive visa regimes, it seems to finally be accepting that tourism is a...
September 2019

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