Advocacy

Advocating for travel and the importance of destinations

Take advantage of industry examples, research and other resources to communicate the value of travel and the importance of your stewardship of a destination to local leadership, stakeholders, and community members.

Call for Proposals for 2020 Annual Convention Now Open
The 2020 Annual Convention theme is "Make No Little Plans." We are looking for sessions that showcase success stories, thought leadership, and cutting-edge ideas in all dimensions of destination organizations and the broader travel and tourism industry. Help guide industry dialogue for 2020 and let your voice be heard by submitting a session proposal today.

Policy Briefs

Download the latest policy briefs and threat analyses exploring critical and timely topics directly affecting travel and destination organizations.

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Becoming a Community Shared Value

As our elected officials, the media and our communities are asking for transparency and taking a closer look at our budgets and operations, it is our job to make sure we are prepared to answer any questions by staying vigilant and proactive.

Jack Johnson Presenting on Advocacy
Browse the full collection of advocacy resources including research, case studies, and links.
Destinations International Blog
Destinations International staff and collaborators share perspectives on timely topics in advocacy.
casestudies
Explore additional materials published by Destinations International's partners and industry collaborators to help advocate for your destination.
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RESEARCH

Check out the full suite of reports and studies in the Research Library. Depending on what your needs are, find a range of valuable information to inform your business decisions and communications.

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The Destinations International Foundation is a nonprofit organization dedicated to empowering destination marketers globally by providing education, research, advocacy and leadership development.