Destinations International
2017 Key Results

About Destinations International

Empowering our members so their destinations excel

Destinations International is about serving destination marketing professionals first and foremost. Together with our members and partners, Destinations International represents a powerful forward-thinking, collaborative association; exchanging bold ideas, connecting innovative people, and elevating tourism to its highest potential.

What Drives Us

Our members are essential to the success of destinations worldwide.
We empower our members so that their destinations excel.
Value Proposition
We inform, connect, inspire and educate our members to drive destination economic impact, job creation, community sustainability and quality of life through travel.

Four Cornerstones of Destinations International

Destinations International is a hub connecting associations and industries to create trusted partnerships invaluable to our members.
Destinations International is the collective voice of destination organizations empowering destinations on issues big and small.
Destinations International is obsessed with what’s next for destination management through forward-focused research and relevant data.
Destinations International is the definitive resource for professional development and destination management.

Strategic Goals

The following strategic goals direct all Destinations International initiatives​: 

Industry Advocacy Leadership 

Become the recognized advocate for the destination marketing industry

International Impact

Expand international footprint to grow membership, non-dues revenue and global impact

Strategic Partnerships

Transform partnership business model to create beneficial solutions for destination organizations and partners 

Next Generation Professional Development

Become the premier source for destination marketing and management education and professional development

Diversity and Inclusion

Lead and engage diversity initiatives and opportunities within the destination marketing and management industry.

2017 Annual Report

2017 witnessed a repositioning of the association under a new name Destinations International, with a new strategic direction to build a stronger, more vibrant community of destination organizations that is supported by sound advocacy, research, education and professional development.

Read more about our year of significant progress. We look forward to working with you in 2018.

Over 100 years of leadership at Destinations International.
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Destinations International Contact Information

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Destinations International
2025 M Street NW, Suite 500
Washington, D.C. 20036 USA

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