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Membership Benefits

As the world’s largest and most reliable resource for destination organizations, Destinations International strives to support our members’ success. By being a member, you are supporting the growth and future success of destination organizations around the world. Your membership grants access for your entire team to a wealth of important industry resources, access to educational opportunities and exclusive benefits offered only to our members.

Come Together, Learn Together

With ongoing educational opportunities offered throughout the year, Destinations International is committed to professional development and lifelong learning for its members. Whether you are new to the travel industry or a veteran with 30 years of experience, there is an opportunity tailored to your specific needs.

Exclusive Benefits for Small Destination Organizations

We are pleased to offer benefits to destination organizations with a total operating budget of US$3 million or less.

  • DI Foundation scholarship program to attend in-person events or participate in CDME
  • Tiered membership pricing based on organizational budget
  • Tiered pricing for many tools and products
  • 20% discount on Professional in Destination Management online courses
  • Small destination sub-committee is a dedicated forum to share ideas and network with peers
  • Education designed specifically for small destination organization professionals at in-person events and within industry webinars
  • Special identification at in-person events

Upcoming Events

Take a look at the list of upcoming Destinations International events.

Advocacy Resources

Explore cutting-edge research including Community Shared Value and the Tourism Lexicon.

Professional Development

Visit the Online Learning Center or explore our in-person education and certification courses.

Share Knowledge, Gain Power

One of the biggest benefits of membership in your industry trade association is the power of fostering dialogue within a larger community. Through your organization's membership, access to resources and benefits extends down to your entire professional staff. This is an excellent opportunity to provide your team with additional learning and collaboration.

Online Community

Join the Online Community, Destinations International's resource for professionals to connect, engage and learn from each other.


Gain perspectives and insights on destinations and their impact on travelers, communities and economies worldwide.

Industry News

Find the latest travel and tourism industry news and announcements from Destinations International. Search by date, document type or topic.

Make Informed Decisions

Are you trying to understand performance metrics and benchmarking? Do you want to accurately assess and compare your organization’s achievements? Destinations International provides several tools that will help your team make decisions and provides comprehensive guides to evaluate, calculate and report on performance.

Event Impact Calculator

The Event Impact Calculator measures the economic value of an event and calculates its return on investment to local taxes.

Special Projects

Explore studies and reports on industry best practices and trends by the Destinations International team.

Dive Deeper and Grow Stronger

In addition to the rich member benefits, Destinations International offers unique tools to assist your organization in business development, customer visibility, strategy development and advocacy. For those destinations looking for specific ways to challenge their organization to reach that next level of success or to create additional buy-in with stakeholders