Alex Wirth presenting on stage at the 2018 Advocacy Summit

Advocating for travel and the importance of destinations

Take advantage of industry examples, research, and other resources to communicate the value of travel and the importance of your stewardship of a destination to local leadership, stakeholders, and community members.

Latest Resources

We are in what we call the Great Interruption. Normalcy has been upended. Many people are afraid. Government budgets are wrecked. Serious rebuilding will need to take place – rebuilding...
We must realize that our local residents are our ultimate customers and make our efforts a shared value in our community and our teams a community asset.

Policy Briefs

Download the latest policy briefs and threat analyses exploring critical and timely topics directly affecting travel and destination organizations.

Browse the full collection of advocacy resources including research, case studies, and links.
Destinations International staff and collaborators share perspectives on timely topics in advocacy.

Join the Online Community

The new Online Community connects professionals from across the industry. Join a discussion group unique to your job type, find users from your region or job title, and meet fellow event attendees in a digital setting.
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.

Check out the full suite of reports and studies in the Research Library. Depending on what your needs are, find a range of valuable information to inform your business decisions and communications.

Destinations International
The Destinations International Foundation is a nonprofit organization dedicated to empowering destination marketers globally by providing education, research, advocacy and leadership development.