Destinations International NewsBrief

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

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Driven in part by the relatively spacious confines of private aircraft, some private jet charter companies reported spikes in inquiries and bookings as the COVID-19 virus began to all but halt the...
March 2020
The global travel industry has been hit hard by the coronavirus epidemic and Puerto Rico's tourism sector is no exception. Puerto Rico had already suffered tourism losses due to the January...
March 2020
When things are amiss in the world, marketing becomes a strange proposition. Political, social, and environmental factors are pointedly influential in our realm, often steering the trajectory of...
March 2020
U.S. Travel Association President and CEO Roger Dow issued the following statement on the announced pushback of the Oct. 1, 2020 deadline for full enforcement of the REAL ID Act: "Extending the REAL...
March 2020
Portugal's tourism industry is already feeling the impact of coronavirus even though it still has few local cases, with 60 percent of hotels in the southern Algarve region reporting cancellations and...
March 2020
The impact of the coronavirus is being felt on the Louisiana tourism industry, with at least three conferences being canceled and hundreds of people looking to postpone travel plans. Still, officials...
March 2020
With events around the world getting canceled and airlines facing billion-dollar losses, the overall impact of Covid-19 can't be denied. If you have clients asking about travel to Mexico, here is an...
March 2020
WHO has defined four transmission scenarios for COVID-19: Countries with no cases (No cases); Countries with 1 or more cases, imported or locally detected (Sporadic cases); Countries experiencing...
March 2020
"I am a money whisperer," announced Sandra McLemore. "You shouldn't be afraid to make lots of money." Speaking at a morning breakout session of Travel MarketPlace West in Vancouver, the travel...
March 2020

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