22 Destinations Receive DMAP Designation at Destinations International’s Annual Convention

Washington, D.C. (July 18, 2017) – Destinations International announced that 22 destination marketing organizations received a Destination Marketing Accreditation Program (DMAP) seal in recognition of their destination organization’s commitment to industry excellence and meeting the industry standard for performance and accountability of destination marketing organizations around the world.

The accreditation program requires a destination organization to successfully comply with a multitude of mandatory and voluntary standards that span a variety of performance areas to gain this momentous achievement. The standards cover nearly all aspects related to the management and marketing of destination organizations including governance, finance, human resources, sales, communications, destination development and research.

The following accreditations and re-accreditations were announced at Destinations International’s Annual Convention:

Accreditations:

  • Brand USA
  • Butler County Tourism & Convention Bureau
  • Destination Hilliard
  • Discover Prince William & Manassas
  • Dutchess Tourism Inc.
  • Visit Omaha
  • Tourism Calgary
  • Visit Vacaville

Four Year Renewal Applications:

  • Alton Regional CVB
  • Cabarrus County CVB
  • Discover Kalamazoo
  • Greater Palm Springs CVB
  • Macon-Bibb County CVB
  • Surf City USA – Visit Huntington Beach
  • Visit Cheyenne

Eight Year Reaccreditations:

  • The Beaches of Fort Myers & Sanibel
  • Pocono Mountains Visitors Bureau
  • Rock Hill/York County CVB
  • St. Augustine, Ponte Vedra and The Beaches Visitors and Convention Bureau
  • Tourism Richmond, Canada
  • Visit Baton Rouge
  • Visit Estes Park

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Destinations International
Destinations International (formerly Destination Marketing Association International) is the world’s largest resource for official destination organizations, convention and visitors bureaus (CVBs) and tourism boards. Destinations International is about serving destination marketing professionals first and foremost. Together with more than 4,700 members and partners from nearly 600 destinations in approximately 15 countries, Destinations International represents a powerful forward-thinking, collaborative association; exchanging bold ideas, connecting innovative people and elevating tourism to its highest potential. For more information, visit www.destinationsinternational.org.