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Destination Pulse: News and Notes for Jan. 18, 2016

Destination & Tourism Janeen Christoff January 18, 2016

Destination Pulse: News and Notes for Jan. 18, 2016

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Have You Experienced the ‘Dark Side’ of Travel?
One study says that society glamorizes travel but rarely discusses the physical and psychological drawbacks to hypermobility.

Travelers Pick Their Top US Airports
Airports with the highest rates of satisfaction meet the demands of travelers who expect more convenience and accessibility.

Is Kenya Tourism Making a Recovery?
Tourism has plunged due to security concerns, but the government sees tourism returning – albeit slowly.

World Tourism Hits Record Number
With numerous destinations reporting record growth in tourist numbers, it's hardly surprising to find that travel hit a record number last year.


The U.S. has issued a travel warning for pregnant women traveling to 14 countries in the Caribbean and Latin America due to the Zika virus.

Do summiting virgin peaks, hiking 100 miles of wilderness and getting up close to lightning sound exciting? Leave your comfort zone behind with these adventurous vacations.

These home-sharing sites go beyond the condo or vacation rental sites, offering interesting alternatives for family travelers.

Where to go in 2016? Experts weigh in on what is attracting visitors to Canada and Australia, Europe’s hidden gems, the growth of cycling tours – and where not to go.

Is Myanmar on track for a tourism boom? The country is expecting 2016 to be another bright spot in tourism driven by foreign investment in the tourism sector.