Destinations International NewsBrief

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Street food is a staple of many countries. But does that mean you should both buy and eat your food in the street? Japan is struggling to answer that question, particularly when it comes to popular...
May 2019
For most North American meeting planners, 2019 has been a good year thanks to solid economic growth and increased demand for events. Uncertainty, however, may rule in 2020 with the U.S. election and...
May 2019
As a result of government officials in the Netherlands growing concerned about overtourism, the country’s tourism board plans to stop trying to attract visitors through promotion.
May 2019
Tourism Nova Scotia and DDB Canada are calling on local residents to become advocates for their province by recommending hidden gems and little-known experiences to #NovaScotiaUNLISTED. One...
May 2019
The strategies of the network are to strive to retain and maintain quality of life for residents while preserving character and sense of place for Coastal communities in tandem with growing...
May 2019
The popular Thailand hotspot that shut down last year after an influx of tourists arriving since the Leonardo DiCaprio film "The Beach" debuted in 2000, has announced it will reopen in 2021.
May 2019
Orlando had 75 million visitors last year as the theme park mecca continued to be the most visited destination in the United States, tourism officials said.
May 2019
Momentum is building for what could become one of the biggest disruptions to the way that the travel industry — and other businesses across the corporate spectrum — market and advertise their...
May 2019
Florida’s tourism-marketing arm is looking to make staff cuts and put more of an emphasis on digital media instead of television, as it responds to a 34 percent reduction in state funding.
May 2019
Last fall, a skit on Saturday Night Live poked fun at Vermont’s lack of racial diversity. This spring, the state Department of Tourism and Marketing hopes to set the record straight for outsiders...
May 2019

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