Destinations International is the definitive resource for professional development and destination management.
For the organization, Destinations International elevates destination organizations’ credibility and effectiveness through unique organizational programs. For the individual, Destinations International is the only Association to comprehensively provide the educational development necessary to be successful working for a destination.
Step one of the PDM certificate program, this course focuses on evolving trends in the travel and tourism industry and how destination organizations successfully align with these changes.
Providing destination professionals cutting-edge education to empower entry to mid-level professionals with the skills and knowledge critical to successful destination management.
Preparing senior executives, who want to advance their careers to blend theory with experience and application of knowledge to help industry leaders thrive in a constantly changing environment.
Extend your CDME certification through additional course work and industry volunteerism to qualify for supplemental designation. NEW FOR FALL 2017!
Immersion Institute
An intensive one week course examining solutions to real-time destination challenges for executive-level destination leaders. NEW FOR DECEMBER 2017!
CEO Sessions
Open to C-level executives featuring guest lecturers from across the globe addressing strategic issues facing destination organization leaders. NEW FOR FALL 2017!
Fundamentals PDM CDME FCDME Institute CEO Sessions

Upcoming Events

September 24 - 26, 2017 Columbus, Ohio, USA
October 16 - 19, 2017 Orlando, Florida, USA
Charlotte, NC
October 23 - 26, 2017 Charlotte, North Carolina, USA
October 25 - 26, 2017 Baltimore, Maryland, USA
2018 Annual Convention in Anaheim
Save the date and bring the family! July 10-13, 2018 in Anaheim, California, USA
Destinations International Foundation

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

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Destinations International is made up of industry professionals representing destination organizations across the globe. Our members hold diverse positions at convention and visitor bureaus, state tourism offices and more, but one thing we all have in common is the success of destinations worldwide.
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