Destinations International NewsBrief

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If Australia could successfully complete its phased reopening plan, it would pave a strong path to eventual recovery for international tourism — and a good model for other countries to replicate.
May 2020
With the COVID-19 pandemic bringing travel to a standstill this spring, many Americans have turned to virtual vacations, touring their favorite attractions from the safety of home. However, the...
May 2020
Getting Florida back to pre-coronavirus tourism numbers could take several years, state tourism-marketing officials acknowledged Thursday as they moved forward with a "rebound effort."
May 2020
Astonishingly, Vietnam is the success story in Southeast Asia in the battle with coronavirus. Domestic travel is now kickstarting recovery, while so-called travel bubbles allowing travel with...
May 2020
While the coronavirus pandemic has significantly impacted tourism-related jobs and businesses throughout Orange County, there is no doubt the tourism industry is resilient and will become a...
May 2020
Travel marketing largely went quiet as people huddled at home to protect themselves from the novel coronavirus and slow its advance. But as hints of a reopening grow, some rural destinations are...
May 2020
Opening resorts, easing restrictions and welcoming visitors too early could send countries hurtling back to square one, inflicting an even higher toll on their battered economies. The stakes are high...
May 2020
The Egyptian Tourism Federation announced late April that it has devised a plan to safely operate tourism establishments amid the outbreak of the new coronavirus. This plan depends on a package of...
May 2020
When we spoke with Don Welsh, president and CEO of Destinations International, in late April, he acknowledged the plight the coronavirus crisis has put destination organizations in: "We're all trying...
May 2020
Roughly 300,000 people usually are employed in the industry, driving double-decker buses, taking tickets at theaters and cleaning hotels — more than the number working in the city's finance and tech...
May 2020

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