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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Efforts to diversify markets, build new products, and raise service levels have been too slow. Hong Kong's tourism authorities finally see the light in these dark times.
April 2020
Italy is banking on brave travelers to say "Ciao!" to Sicily. The regional government is so desperate to revive its ravaged tourism industry once the coronavirus lockdown is lifted, that...
April 2020
Government imposed border closures and restrictions in movement, fuelled by the COVID-19 pandemic, have effectively brought the global tourism industry to a screeching halt. Globally, the predicted...
April 2020
The good news is that there's a bonanza ahead for Scotland's tourism industry, when British travellers ignore the turnoff for the airport and head north for the hills. So said the Independent's...
April 2020
People working in some of Britain's most beautiful areas will be worst hit by the expected wave of unemployment following the coronavirus pandemic, according to forecasts suggesting the economic...
April 2020
Don Welsh, President and CEO for Destinations International, talks with TravelMole's Graham McKenzie about marketing, COVID-19 funding for DMOs and the role of Brand USA.
April 2020
With no way of knowing how long this crisis will last or what recovery will look like, we look back at two past crises to see how the industry reacted then, and what lessons can be learned. Many...
April 2020
As the coronavirus has caused consumers to stay at home, their search needs have become more specific and focused. Right now, and for the foreseeable future, your customers and clients want...
April 2020
From implementing mobile-phone check-in to eliminating in-room minibars to reducing housekeeping service, hotels across the spectrum—even at the high end of the market—are eliminating as many...
April 2020
What will travel look like on the other side of the pandemic? Skift Research's monthly travel tracker looks into consumer's changing attitudes about travel when they start to travel again.
April 2020

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