Destinations International NewsBrief

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

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Travel to and within the United States grew 2.2 percent year-over-year in September, according to the U.S. Travel Association's latest Travel Trends Index marking the industry's 117th straight month...
November 2019
Hong Kong Tourism Board’s new executive director Dane Cheng starts in earnest this week, vowing to “lead our team to deal with the challenges and work closely with our trade partners to maintain...
November 2019
The Mexican state of Baja California Sur will start charging a tax equivalent to about $18.50 for each foreign tourist who visits. The state is home to resort cities like Cabo San Lucas, San Jose...
November 2019
The Central PA Convention...
November 2019
When Karel Werdler was working as a tour guide in Germany, he noticed a curious trend. “Very often [tourists] wanted to see things that I thought were not really in line with the expectations of...
November 2019
Steps from Hong Kong’s main tourist strip, Ashfaqur Rahman’s tailor shop usually is a mainstay for tourists dropping in to peruse neatly arranged rolls of fabric and get measured for custom-made...
November 2019
What if the boogie boards, snorkels, drink coolers and floaties that tourists buy, only to discard at the end of their vacation, could be collected, sanitized and repurposed for the next wave of...
November 2019
India is planning to open 100 additional airports by 2024, as part of a plan to revive economic growth in Asia’s third-largest economy, according to people with knowledge of the matter. The...
November 2019
Washington, D.C., has dangled hotel discounts tied to the Chinese Lunar New Year. Arizona has promoted its outdoor attractions to draw visitors during another popular Chinese holiday. San...
November 2019
In a sector that’s been devoid of good news of late, Hong Kong’s travel sector, particularly travel advisors, got a welcome boost from the government this week. Financial secretary Paul Chan...
October 2019

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