Branson named top-20 destination in US

Branson Tri-Lakes News | April 03, 2019

Branson is once again listed as one of the top-20 places to travel in the United States.TripAdvisor recently released its 2019 list of top-25 destinations in the United States, with Branson checking in as the 19th best place to travel. The top-three destinations are listed as New York City, and Maui and Oahu, Hawaii.“We’re very pleased we continue to rank among some stellar destinations in the United States,” said Lynn Berry, director of communications for the CVB. According to a press release from the Branson Chamber of Commerce and Convention and Visitors Bureau, the top-25 list was compiled using “algorithm based on reviews and ratings for hotels, restaurants and experiences in destinations over a 12-month period” from the popular travel website.Berry said Branson has now appeared on the list eight years in a row. In the 2018 list, Berry said Branson ranked as No. 20.

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Despite significant advances throughout travel and tourism, many aspects of international travel remain encumbered by manual processes that are susceptible to fraud. For many years, aspiring voices from government and industry have advocated a vision of better travel experiences. A vision where outdated paper-based processes are replaced by modern digital processes that include strong identity assurance; and where passengers can travel from anywhere to anywhere
using just their Digital Identity1 But as both the travel and tourism sectors – and the technology that underpins them – have been transformed, it is important for governments to
begin developing their own strategies to deliver safe, secure and seamless travel for all international travelers, regardless of their mode of transport.

Spotlight

Despite significant advances throughout travel and tourism, many aspects of international travel remain encumbered by manual processes that are susceptible to fraud. For many years, aspiring voices from government and industry have advocated a vision of better travel experiences. A vision where outdated paper-based processes are replaced by modern digital processes that include strong identity assurance; and where passengers can travel from anywhere to anywhere
using just their Digital Identity1 But as both the travel and tourism sectors – and the technology that underpins them – have been transformed, it is important for governments to
begin developing their own strategies to deliver safe, secure and seamless travel for all international travelers, regardless of their mode of transport.

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