Featured Partners

Exclusive Offers for Members

Destinations International is committed to providing its members and partners with resources that they want, need and are willing to support. The following offerings will continue to grow as Destinations International looks to identify value driven products for our members that are both scalable and essential to the success of their organizations. 


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CardConnect, a First Data company, provides Destinations International members with innovative payment processing solutions designed to help grow your destination organization. With features like next day funding and payment security, you will be able to simplify and secure the way you process transactions.

The best part? CardConnect is directly integrated with Simpleview software, allowing you to accept payments and manage your business within one streamlined platform. Reach out to CardConnect at 877.948.9733 or [email protected] to get started.

Contact: Emma Talley
Partner Development Manager
[email protected]
+1 816-234-9163

Longwoods International

Longwoods InternationalLongwoods International is a leading tourism market research firm and longtime Destinations International partner. An exclusive partnership means Destinations International members will have access to the data they need at an affordable price.

CVBs need the best available research both to demonstrate accountability and to make data- driven decisions in the marketing of their destinations.  Member-exclusive pricing and added value are available for visitor research, “Halo-Effect” studies, and the very important “Resident Sentiment” research that Longwoods has pioneered. In addition to getting access to quality research and insights at a tremendous value, you will also be supporting the industry.

Longwoods International will contribute a portion of the proceeds from every report commissioned under this program to the Destinations International Foundation. The Foundation helps to fund a variety of Destinations International initiatives aimed at advancing the DMO industry through education, research, advocacy, and best practices. For more information on this partnership, please contact us at [email protected] or visit our website at https://longwoods-intl.com.

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Contact: Amir Eylon, Partner and President & CEO
[email protected]

The Experience Institute


The days of metrics without standards, reports without actions, and stakeholders without accountability are over. Experience Dedicated® Destination (EDD —We are Ed) is the only turn-key, on-going program that gives destinations a strategic framework to achieve and measure visitor AND local Satisfaction, Stakeholder Alignment & Competitive Positioning — all in relation to definitive industry standards. From industry experts at The EXPERIENCE Institute® you can trust. Subscriptions available for every budget.

Contact: Mickey Schaefer, CEO/Founder
[email protected]


For assistance or more information, please contact us:

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Kim Bach
Director of Partnerships
[email protected]