Destinations International Blog

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The US House of Representatives is on track to pass US President Joe Biden’s $1.9 trillion coronavirus relief package by the end of this week as the United States Congress sprints to deliver aid to millions of Americans...
Monday, February 22, 2021

We are at a time of significant change in our industry. We are at a strategic inflection point. A point in time in the life of our organizations when the fundamentals are changing. And that change can mean an opportunity for...
Wednesday, October 7, 2020

Throughout American history much has been written on the presidency of Franklin D. Roosevelt (FDR), from his role in redefining the role of the federal government to establishing the current United States’ leadership role on...
Wednesday, September 16, 2020

As we are all stuck indoors and trying to make the best out of our time - while staying safe - for some of us, our coworkers and our work are what may be keeping us sane during these crazy times. In the absence of face-to-...
Thursday, August 13, 2020

Approaching the holidays during a pandemic, I’ve never felt more challenged and inspired by our community and the hospitality industry. When travel stopped last March, events were canceled, businesses closed, attractions...
Tuesday, December 8, 2020

As the travel industry and the world continue to navigate the COVID-19 crisis, destinations of all sizes around the globe are facing the challenge of communicating with current and future visitors and safely re-opening to...
Monday, August 17, 2020

This year at the Destinations International Annual Convention 2020, Jack Johnson, Chief Advocacy Officer at Destinations International, really threw down the gauntlet in a big and unambiguous way; his challenge to us all,...
Tuesday, July 28, 2020

Around the corner from my house is the Reese Funeral Home. A couple of years ago, shortly after I moved to Alexandria, Virginia USA, the owners renovated the building and I am sure it was a factor that has helped lead to a...
Tuesday, June 30, 2020

Tourism, hospitality, and the service sector were among the first industries to be hit by the global coronavirus pandemic. Businesses in the travel industry are among the hardest hit as the crisis continues to play out in...
Monday, March 30, 2020

ADARA, a travel data and market intelligence company, recently launched a webinar series exploring the impacts of the Coronavirus pandemic called Navigating Uncharted Territory. We sat in on a recent webinar and came away...
Monday, March 30, 2020
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