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Destination Pulse: News and Notes for Dec. 18, 2015

Destination & Tourism | Janeen Christoff | December 18, 2015

Destination Pulse: News and Notes for Dec. 18, 2015

PHOTO: Hawaii is all over the news today, with Travel Leaders agents giving the destination a thumbs up and the first family heading there for Christmas. (Photo courtesy of Hawaii Tourism Authority)

Travel Agents Say Hawaii Is a Top Destination
A Travel Leaders survey of travel agents put Hawaii in the number-two spot.

Spending on U.S. Travel Is Slowing
Third quarter drop on tourism means travelers are spending less when they visit the U.S.

How to Vacation in Hawaii Like the Obamas
8 reasons the Obamas go to Hawaii for Christmas.

Bahamas Must Get Visitors’ First Time Right
The Bahamas Hotel and Tourism Association’s (BHTA) president has warned that this nation will suffer reduced stopover arrivals unless its product value improves.


The Forest of Dean is ready to capitalize on Star Wars tourism

Tourism in the Sierra Nevada Mountains is getting a boost from recent snow pack

Following in the footsteps of Pablo Naruda in Chile

Quiz: Do you know these fun facts about the world

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