Destinations International NewsBrief

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

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Hawai'i is included on an exclusive list of a dozen countries and regions identified by leaders of Japan as areas they are looking at to resume safe international travel. Governor David Ige and House...
July 2020
New York added five more locations to its travel advisory requiring visitors to quarantine for 14 days upon entering the state. Travelers from Illinois, Kentucky and Minnesota as well as Washington,...
July 2020
Amid the surge in COVID-19 cases, the Brazilian coastal city of Rio de Janeiro has cancelled the New Year's Eve celebrations that attract 3 million people every year to Copacabana beach.
July 2020
Resorts in popular tourist destinations are proving to be among the best equipped to navigate the "new normal," and, for the most part, resorts are enforcing the health and safety protocols that they...
July 2020
Americans from 34 states — a full two-thirds of the country — should not be traveling, according to the Harvard Global Health Institute’s risk-assessment map. These latest figures jibe with mounting...
July 2020
In a letter to President Donald Trump, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and Minority Leader Charles Schumer, the U.S. Travel Association said that a national COVID-19...
July 2020
A group of U.S. Senators has introduced bipartisan legislation to provide economic support for organizations involved in promoting and hosting tourism, travel and other special events to ensure a...
July 2020
Business travel levels might never return to what they once were before 2020 — or at least they won't return soon — but more former road warriors than you might expect are eager to take their next...
July 2020
While the industry has been embracing those benefits by innovating virtual events in a very compressed period of time, we can't ignore the angst, uncertainty, and grief much of the industry is...
July 2020
Caribbean destinations that have opened their borders to tourism this month are amending travel entry requirements amid a sharp resurgence of COVID-19 cases in the U.S.
July 2020

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