Destinations International Announces 2018 Pinnacle, Strategic and Corporate Partnerships

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Caitlyn Blizzard
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Washington, D.C. (March 20, 2018) – Destinations International Chair Tammy Blount, FCDME and President and CEO of the Monterey County Convention and Visitors Bureau and President and CEO Don Welsh today announced the organization’s Pinnacle, Strategic and Corporate sponsors for 2018.

Destinations International has worked with its partners to develop strong and meaningful relationships driving forward a wide range of programs and initiatives. These organizations are committed to destination organizations and continue to invest in the tourism community year after year.

“As Destinations International continues its strategy to expand and enhance corporate and industry partnerships across both the Association and the Destinations International Foundation, we are focusing on increasing the level of engagement between partners and destination organization members,” said Blount. “We look forward to continuing to build upon those relationships throughout 2018 and beyond.”

“Pinnacle Partners are a completely new partnership category at Destinations International. The creation of this level was to recognize industry partners who are investing in our future over the long term and are working with us at the highest possible level,” said Welsh. “Our Pinnacle, Strategic and Corporate Partners are leaders in the travel and tourism community and through these relationships, we are able to empower our members with deep and valuable opportunities throughout the year. We are grateful for their support of our industry and for their commitment to help destination organizations thrive.”

Destinations 2018 Pinnacle, Strategic and Corporate Partners to date include:

Pinnacle Partners:

  • Brand USA
  • Simpleview

Strategic Partners:

  • Arrivalist
  • CFO By Design
  • Expedia Media Solutions
  • IMEX Group
  • Longwoods International
  • Miles Partnership
  • MMGY Global
  • Northstar Meetings Group
  • SearchWide
  • STR
  • Tempest
  • TripAdvisor

Corporate Partners:

  • Crowdriff
  • HelmsBriscoe
  • Pandora
  • Tourism Economics


About 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