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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

When the advocacy team finally reached the end of November 9, I don’t think any of us were able to fully process the event we had been putting together for the past six months. In truth, we had been already playing this...
Tuesday, December 4, 2018

The past two years have seen an unending series of politically sparked boycotts and counter-boycotts, due in large part to an increasingly competitive business environment and changing consumer expectations; with...
Tuesday, May 15, 2018

I wince each time DMO leaders state that they must work harder to defend their budgets. The threat and response assume a pattern. A new grab on tourism dollars is met with a new call to rally supporters and to prepare yet...
Tuesday, April 24, 2018

Life seems to buzz by with our busy schedules. We are all juggling careers, family, personal lives, and often blending it all together. Chances are you have health and fitness goals, but it may be challenging to find the...
Friday, March 2, 2018

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