Destinations International NewsBrief

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

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Gov. Kay Ivey has approved using $10 million of Alabama's money from the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security Act for a marketing and advertising campaign to help the tourism industry...
September 2020
Omio, the multi-modal travel search and booking platform, has unveiled a campaign to encourage travel to Bergamo in Northern Italy. The company has partnered with Visit Bergamo, saying it "adopted"...
September 2020
Hawaii's Governor David Ige stated yesterday that the Aloha State is unlikely to reopen to transpacific travelers on Oct. 1, as had been previously planned.
September 2020
The State of Travel Insurance research survey shows that close to 60% of women said they would wash their hands or use hand sanitizer more, as well as wear a mask or other protective gear, whereas...
September 2020
Seventy-six percent of Americans expect to travel more in the next year and 80 percent revealed they would be willing to pay more for their trip to ensure privacy, social distancing and cleanliness...
September 2020
When it comes to tourism, something interesting has happened during the pandemic. Some of the biggest destination spots in the country like New York City, Los Angeles, and Miami struggled to get...
September 2020
Singapore is turning to domestic tourism as its borders remain largely closed to overseas visitors due to coronavirus. "The tourism sector in Singapore was really badly affected as a result of this...
September 2020
Thailand will start issuing special visas to foreign tourists starting October, easing a more than five-month-old ban on visitors to revive the nation’s ailing tourism-reliant economy.
September 2020
Elliott L. Ferguson II, 54, is president of Destination DC, which promotes the city to visitors, and national chairman of the U.S. Travel Association. Here, he answers questions about his tenure in...
September 2020
We are at a time of significant change in our industry and around the world. We are in a time of crisis, a seminal moment, a defining moment. We are at a watershed, a decision point, an...
September 2020

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