Destinations International NewsBrief

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A new group of London attractions is working with the city’s tourist board on marketing campaigns to reverse a steep decline in British visitors.
July 2019
The Mexican government is planning a tourism promotion fund of 50 million pesos, but at $2.6 million USD it’s less than the budget of the agency that previously was responsible for advertising and...
July 2019
Demand for flights remain high, but destinations and hotels outside top destinations have noted a slight decline in business. Evidence is mounting, though, that the U.S. travel sector could suffer in...
July 2019
The Whiskey Rebellion Trail, launching on Friday, will connect for booze and history tourists 75-plus cultural sites and craft distilleries from Pittsburgh to Washington, D.C., to Philadelphia, with...
July 2019
Thailand is expected to introduce compulsory travel insurance for foreign tourists later this year in hopes of boosting visitor confidence.
July 2019
Convention centers and meeting planners increasingly are playing larger roles in creating a quirky cultural experience for event attendees, especially when trips are short in length.
July 2019
Golf has become big business in Wisconsin. The Badger State may be famed for its “frozen tundra” during fall football season, but come summer it richly rewards destination golfers, who no longer need...
July 2019
It has been a year since the Discover Puerto Rico tourism campaign was established, and it has a lot to celebrate on its one-year anniversary. The American territory has seen tourism numbers this...
July 2019
The city has launched its MyHelsinki Mini Program in conjunction with WeChat’s parent company Tencent. It’s billed as the first app to offer locally-sourced travel recommendations, public...
July 2019
AARP reported in its 2019 Boomer Travel Trends study that seniors are expected to take 4-5 leisure trips in 2019, spending more than $6,600. In addition, the study found that nearly half of all Baby...
July 2019

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