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Tourism News

The latest tourism and destination news from around the world. Read exclusive interviews with leaders, see the latest marketing campaigns, and understand the bigger issues like coronavirus recovery and destination development.

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Japan Will Test Reopening With Select Triple Vaccinated Tourists

One of the most reticent Asian destinations is finally looking to reopen to tourists, but not before a trial run.

Japan Will Test Reopening With Select Triple Vaccinated Tourists

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Morocco’s Covid Policies Work Against Creative New Tourism Pitch

Morocco uses its latest campaign to promote a “true experience” of the destination with a funky twist. However, campaigns such as these need to be backed by tourist-friendly policies.

Morocco’s Covid Policies Work Against Creative New Tourism Pitch

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Prince Harry Pokes Fun at Himself in TV Skit Promoting Sustainable Tourism

Humor can go a long way in driving home an important point, and Prince Harry wasn't above poking fun at himself to emphasize the importance of sustainability.

Prince Harry Pokes Fun at Himself in TV Skit Promoting Sustainable Tourism

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Kenya Tourism Weighs Cost of Introducing Electric Vehicles to Wildlife Parks

Kenya is a case study for global tourism, striving to meet climate change goals but struggling with the expense to do that, especially coming off two incredibly tough years without business.

Kenya Tourism Weighs Cost of Introducing Electric Vehicles to Wildlife Parks

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Ghana’s Return Tours Tap Celebrity African Americans – And Overlook a Reality

Ghana’s push to attract more African Americans to visit and invest makes sense, but using celebrities to drive the campaign is problematic. Not least, two years of pandemic means residents will increasingly scrutinize the tourism sector and demand a transparent, long-term plan to benefit host communities.

Ghana’s Return Tours Tap Celebrity African Americans – And Overlook a Reality

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Summer Vacation in the U.S. Will Mean Longer Lines, Higher Prices

Both travelers and brands with a sliver of perspective are much happier to have these problems in 2022 than the problems we all had in 2020 (and 2021, too).

Summer Vacation in the U.S. Will Mean Longer Lines, Higher Prices

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Spain Welcomes Back Big Spenders as Tourist Arrivals Jumped 8-Fold in March

The easing of restrictions has expedited Spain's travel recovery as tourists arrivals inch closer to pre-Covid levels.

Spain Welcomes Back Big Spenders as Tourist Arrivals Jumped 8-Fold in March

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U.S. Travelers Help Drive Middle East Tourism Recovery

The continued focus on tourism in the Middle East has helped the region navigate its way through the unchartered landscape of Covid. Qatar is leading the way on recovery.

U.S. Travelers Help Drive Middle East Tourism Recovery

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Puerto Rico Empowers Locals for First Post-Pandemic Tourism Campaign

Humanizing local communities in popular global tourism destinations is still frighteningly not happening as it should, but Puerto Rico's new campaign shares local stories told about, and by, real individuals to portray a genuine picture of who they are.

Puerto Rico Empowers Locals for First Post-Pandemic Tourism Campaign

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Giraffes in Peril Show Fragile Business of Africa Wildlife Tourism

The quiet, mesmerizing beauty of giraffes makes them marketing gold for Africa's wildlife tourism industry. But the world's tallest mammals are under threat from multiple forces, poachers, diseases, even climate change. Economics aside, conservationists are in a mad dash to hasten their decline.

Giraffes in Peril Show Fragile Business of Africa Wildlife Tourism