Membership Update: December 6, 2017

2017 ORGANIZATION AND FINANCIAL PROFILE

Results from the 2017 Organization and Financial Profile are now available. The new platform allows Destinations International members to view and analyze destination organization structures, practices, trends and developments in key areas of interest for the industry. Take advantage of this unique and invaluable resource to assist in guiding the development, strategies and management of your destination organization. Learn More > 

COMMUNITY

Tickets on Sale Now For the Spirit of Hospitality Celebration

Monday, February 12, 2018 
National Geographic Washington D.C. Headquarters
Washington, D.C. 

Join the Destinations International Foundation for a night of inspiration where leaders come together to celebrate the power of destinations and travel. National Geographic Traveler will be honored with the Spirit of Hospitality Award, the highest recognition presented annually to individuals and organizations that show exceptional dedication and commitment to the travel and tourism industry. Purchase Tickets >

Exhibit Sales and Registration Open for Destination Showcase

February 13, 2018
Grand Ballroom of the Walter E. Washington Convention Center
Washington, D.C.

This dynamic one-day event offers Destination International members the opportunity to connect with top planners. The event will kick off with a keynote featuring world-renowned chef and humanitarian, José Andrés. Exhibit Now > 

See You on the Member Forum?

From topics like cell phone policies to in house blog writers, your industry peers are engaging, connecting and learning from each other on the Member Forum. Log in today and keep up with what the industry is talking about.  Log In >

Blog: How to Stay Healthy During the Holiday Season

Winter is here! With the colder weather comes those festive holiday snacks that contribute to us packing on a few pounds. Our latest blog post shares the secrets to staying healthy this holiday season. Read More > 

ADVOCACY

Access Advocacy Tools on the Advocacy Blog 

Browse the full collection of advocacy resources including research, case studies and links. Access the Blog > 

EDUCATION

See You Next Week in Chicago for the Convention Sales and Marketing Summit

December 13, 2017
Chicago, Illinois

Join fellow destination professionals to share ideas and solutions and explore what's on the horizon in destination sales. This year's event includes a Convention Services extension. Register Now >

Save the Date for These Upcoming Events

Spring Learning Week: February 10-13, 2018, Washington, D.C., USA

CMO Summit: March 4-6, 2018, Pittsburgh, PA, USA

CEO Summit: April 23-26, 2018, Bermuda

See All Events > 

RESEARCH

Download the Digital Segmentation of Travel Ban Advocates Analysis

In July, the Destinations International Foundation released the Weaponization of Travel Study, which explores whether travel boycotts and bans work to effect political change. The Foundation recently released the Digital Segmentation of Travel Ban Advocates Analysis to better understand the key audience segments who discuss travel bans online. Download the Analysis > 

DESTINATION TOOLS

Blog: Why Forward-Looking Organizations Go Through DMAP  

Become a valued and respected organization in your community while increasing credibility among stakeholders with the globally recognized Destination Marketing Accreditation Program (DMAP). Read More >