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Destination Pulse: News and Notes for Dec. 1, 2015

Destination & Tourism | Janeen Christoff | December 01, 2015

Destination Pulse: News and Notes for Dec. 1, 2015

St. Petersburg to Host IGLTA Annual Global Convention
St. Petersburg will host the International Gay & Lesbian Travel Association's Annual Global Convention for the first time.

Dublin Claims Too Few Hotels for Tourists
Accountancy firm claims the number of hotels in Dublin is too low and will put the brakes on tourism across the island.

Paris Attacks Cost City $2 Billion
A government estimate of the damage to France's economy tops $2 billion. And the appearance of turmoil following the deadly attacks can continue to do economic damage.

New Money for Tourism Marketing
In the U.S., more than 150 Tourism Business Improvement District taxes are now generating over $250 million per year – funding that is controlled by the tourism-related businesses who agree to an assessment on their guests.



One family finds that travel can help improve your child’s grades in school. 

Le Meridien Hotels has launched a new global family program for guests.

Make sure you remember to do this one important thing before you travel.

Via Rail pledges action on climate change in light of Paris summit.

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