Announcing the 2022 Annual Convention in Toronto!
Who We Are
Destinations International strives to make our members and their destinations successful. As the world's largest and most reliable resource for destination organizations, we inform, connect, inspire and educate our members with the goal to drive destination economic impact, job creation, community sustainability and quality of life through travel.
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How We Can Help
Equity, Diversity & Inclusion
Destinations International recognizes and advocates the importance of cultivating a unified travel industry where everyone is welcome, where there is equitable access for all, and to help reshape existing power structures so that systemically marginalized voices and perspectives are heard and valued.
Anne Daly Heller 30 Under 30 Scholars Fund

Anne Daly Heller was Publisher and Executive Editor of USAE as well as a lifetime supporter of the tourism, hospitality and association industries. In her final days, Anne expressed the wish that, in lieu of flowers, donations in her name should be made to the newly established Destinations International Anne Daly Heller USAE 30 Under 30 Scholars Fund.


Destinations International is the definitive resource for professional development and destination management.

Explore our CDME program to help prepare senior level executives who want to advance their careers.
The premier source for professional development programs that is accessible, offers value and relevant to the needs of the industry.
Learn and network with peers within your discipline
Sign up to Serve on a Committee or Task Force

Destinations International and the Destinations International Foundation are driven by volunteer leadership. Now is your opportunity to help shape the future of our industry by signing up for a committee or task force.

Discuss on the Online Community

Connect with professionals from across the industry. Find users from your region or job title or join a discussion group to discuss how you can advocate for yourself in your community..
Access to the Online Community is an exclusive benefit to all staff from member organizations of Destinations International. Use your member login to access the discussions, or contact us if you need assistance.


Resources to advocate for travel, the importance of destination organizations and their work in their local communities.

Focus on becoming a community asset focusing on residents as your customers.
Words matter in politics, and they need to be chosen carefully to carry an emotional connection to people’s values and the values of our industry.
A podcast for advocates in the tourism sector and the stories of tackling the biggest issues in the industry.
Destinations International staff and collaborators share perspectives on timely topics in advocacy.
Browse the full collection of advocacy resources including research, case studies, and links.
By the Numbers
$3.28M average CVB budget
22% of destination room nights came from a CVB
67% of CVBs are a nonprofit
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