Destinations International NewsBriefs

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With many planners disgruntled by Marriott International's decision to cut third-party commissions, some destinations and properties are stepping up to show their support for planners.
February 2018
At the World Economic Forum in Davos, Ctrip CEO Jane Sun predicted the number of Chinese passport holders would grow to 240 million by 2020. Currently, about 120 million Chinese citizens hold...
February 2018
Between Jan. 1 and Jan. 28, Tourism Australia was the brand with the most Super Bowl ad-related digital content engagement, according to marketing technology company Amobee.
February 2018
With international tourism numbers dropping over the last year, travel organizations are hoping the president’s comments during his speech at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, indicate...
February 2018
Whether it’s using artificial intelligence to give consumers better recommendations or trying IoT and voice to personalize the experience, travel brands are pouring millions of dollars into...
February 2018
Chris Thompson, the president and CEO of Brand USA, the destination marketing organization for the United States, believes there are other, more complicated contributions to the decline in tourism.
January 2018