Destinations International NewsBrief

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

With information gathered from leading sources, the weekly publication aims to tackle today's more pressing industry issues. Destination International's NewsBrief includes the latest from the travel and tourism industry including news on specific destination organizations and leading professionals, tools and trends such as best practices and technology, and important association updates from Destinations International.

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Join Destinations International, industry leaders and peers for a day-long virtual marketing and communications virtual summit focusing on the evolving role of destination marketers and the need for...
September 2020
The United States Virgin Islands are once again open for tourism. The territory began welcoming back visitors last week, with hotels across the island open and operating, following a one-month "pause...
September 2020
A Mesa tourism group is paying Arizona residents $150 to vacation in the East Valley city. Escape to Mesa is a vacation packaged designed to get residents to explore their own backyard.
September 2020
Black meeting and travel leaders call for enhanced diversity and discuss the role the Black community can play in aiding the industry's recovery.
September 2020
Christmas on the beach in Phuket? Highly unlikely — unless you're willing to quarantine in a hotel for two weeks first.
September 2020
While more countries continue to lift travel limits, Canada and Mexico announced they are extending restrictions on U.S. travelers as coronavirus cases continue to rise, joining a long list of...
September 2020
Two Massachusetts communities whose identities are wrapped up in autumn tourism and holiday celebration — Salem at in October and Plymouth in November — are taking slightly different approaches to...
September 2020
The Philippines is reopening Boracay island, one of its main tourist attractions, to more visitors starting Oct. 1 as it banks on locals to revive its pandemic-hit tourism sector.
September 2020
Tourism has played a central role in Irish whiskey's success with distilleries welcoming hundreds of thousands of visitors. But how will lockdowns and travel restrictions affect the category's future?
September 2020
Suffice to say, across all segments of the industry, meeting professionals have been struggling for direction. This year more than ever, we needed leaders to galvanize our resources, bring us...
September 2020

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