Destinations International NewsBrief

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The Hong Kong Tourism Board has announced the city suffered a 93.6 percent drop in tourism in 2020 from numbers in 2019. However the organization says they are "well prepared for the resumption of...
January 2021
Iceland has a New Year's resolution. After a 10-month pause in tourism due to global lockdowns, the country is preparing for a new era of outdoor adventure—one that locals are hoping is more...
January 2021
Both U.S. residents who are currently abroad or had plans to go abroad and return January 26 or later as well as international travelers who are scheduled to fly to the U.S. have numerous...
January 2021
Beginning today, the United Kingdom for at least the next month will require all incoming travelers to present a negative COVID-19 test and quarantine.
January 2021
Expect an explosion of creative destruction after COVID, said Tom Friedman, author and New York Times columnist at the opening of PCMA Convening Leaders 2021. Calling it "incredibly exciting and...
January 2021
Destinations International is committed to implement Equity, Diversity and Inclusion strategies and best practices and promise to work with our members and industry leaders to be the catalyst for...
January 2021
Companies are a microcosm of the social and cultural world in which they exist. True change involves a strategic plan to dismantle structural racism and bring all destinations to the ideal version of...
January 2021
House Speaker Scott Saiki intends to introduce a bill that would make travel to Hawaii easier when the state's House of Representatives reconvenes on January 20. According to KHON2, the proposal...
January 2021
If there's one thing a lot of people are looking forward to in 2021, it's the opportunity to travel again. When the time is right, the Gem State is ready to welcome visitors for an Idaho adventure....
January 2021
The World of Concrete gathering in June will likely be a good measuring stick for a comeback, said Steve Hill, president and CEO of the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority.
January 2021

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