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We are at a time of significant change in our industry. We are at a strategic inflection point. A point in time in the life of our organizations when the fundamentals are changing. And that change can mean an opportunity for...
Wednesday, October 7, 2020

Throughout American history much has been written on the presidency of Franklin D. Roosevelt (FDR), from his role in redefining the role of the federal government to establishing the current United States’ leadership role on...
Wednesday, September 16, 2020

“A company cannot achieve long-term profits without embracing purpose and considering the needs of a broad range of stakeholders.” -- Larry Fink Recently, I have been following discussions with Uber CEO Dara...
Thursday, September 3, 2020

Values are important and lasting beliefs or ideals shared by the members of a community about what is good or bad and desirable or undesirable. They serve as broad guidelines in all situations and are important in the way we...
Tuesday, September 1, 2020

As we are all stuck indoors and trying to make the best out of our time - while staying safe - for some of us, our coworkers and our work are what may be keeping us sane during these crazy times. In the absence of face-to-...
Thursday, August 13, 2020

We are in what we call the Great Interruption. A pandemic, civil unrest, massive unemployment, a recession, and a giant cloud of sand from the Sahara – and then the normal stuff like hurricanes, typhons, monsoons,...
Tuesday, July 14, 2020

There remains a lack of understanding of what a destination organization does, why it is important, why it is relevant to residents, and stakeholders alike. We cannot be a shared value in our community and expect elected...
Wednesday, June 17, 2020

We know we are in for a long recovery. According to STR and Tourism Economics most recent forecast shows that by the end of 2021, average hotel occupancy will still only have returned to around 78% of what it was at the end...
Tuesday, June 16, 2020

My name is Roberto Luis Vigoreaux and I was accepted into Destinations International’s 30 Under 30 2019 program. This program has had a huge impact on my career, and I’m sure I’ve yet to see the full impact of being a part...
Monday, November 25, 2019

Each year, Destinations International announces its list of 30 individuals under 30 years of age who are making some serious waves in the tourism industry. The 30 Under 30 Program is a program by the Destinations...
Tuesday, February 26, 2019

At Destinations International, there's no better way to take advantage of our core pillars of Community, Advocacy, Research and Education than at the many networking and educational events that we host throughout the year...
Monday, December 10, 2018

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