Special Projects and Features

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

Compensation and Benefits Study

The Compensation and Benefits Study allows Destinations International members to view and analyze compensation and benefits practices by destination organizations by size, geography, department and position. Access to the study is complimentary for members that have participated in the study. Learn more.

Organization and Financial Profile

The Organization and Financial Profile allows destination organizations to better understand current organization structures, practices, and trends of fellow organizations. Learn more.

Weaponization of Travel Study

This research study conducted by APCO is a joint effort by the Foundation and the PCMA Foundation. It explores whether travel boycotts and bans work to effect political change, the long-term damage to a destination's brand, and the life cycle of a boycott. Learn more.

DestinationNEXT Futures Study

Since launching the groundbreaking DNEXT initiative in 2014, the Foundation-funded report has been shared with industry leaders around the world, and more than 300 destinations from 18 counties have utilized DNEXT to strategically assess their destinations. In 2017, Destinations International updated the report with information from over 400 destination organization experts representing 50 countries covering every continent. Learn more.


For assistance or more information, please contact our research team:

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Andreas Weissenborn
Senior Director of Research & Advocacy
+1 202-835-4201
[email protected]