Weaponization of Travel: Destination Organization Toolkit


n today’s political climate, travel bans and boycotts are increasingly popular tools for public officials, corporate leaders and grassroots activists to undermine the passage of controversial legislation. Whether for business or leisure, travel was once a question of where to go, when to go and how much to spend. Now, disputes over social legislation have given fuel to some positioning travel as a political act. Where an individual or organization decides to travel or host a future meeting can be a sign of direct support (or critique) of state-based policies. The toolkit provides messaging, materials and alternatives that help destinations and meeting planners deal with a travel ban or boycott proactively.

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