Keeping Us Connected and Informed

Associations

Destination marketing isn't just our bread and butter — it's the world we live in and the people who inspire us every day.

We actively engage with the associations that guide and shape this industry, our leaders serve on many of their boards, and you'll find our staff at travel and tourism events all year long, all around the world.

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California Travel Association

The California Travel Association is California's only statewide organization representing the "collective" voice of advocacy for Travel, Tourism & Hospitality. Their goal is simple, yet valuable for every business or organization that derives revenues from tourists, local markets or business travelers - "Protect and insure the interests of tourism & hospitality businesses and provide meaningful benefits to the membership." 

 

 
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Destination Marketing Association International (DMAI)

As the world's largest and most reliable resource for official destination marketing organizations (DMOs), Destination Marketing Association International is dedicated to improving the effectiveness of over 3,500 professionals from 600 destination marketing organizations in over 20 countries.

 

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ETOA

ETOA is the leading trade association for tour operators and suppliers with business in European destinations. Over 700 members contribute more than €12bn of business within Europe and include tour and online operators, intermediaries and wholesalers; European tourist boards, hotels, attractions and other tourism suppliers.

 

 
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International Congress and Convention Association (ICCA)

ICCA represents the main specialists in organizing, transporting and accommodating international meetings and events, and comprises more than 950 member companies and organizations in 88 countries worldwide. ICCA specializes in the international association meetings sector, offering unrivalled data, communication channels and business development opportunities.

 

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International Coalition of Tourism Partners

The International Coalition of Tourism Partners is a grassroots travel & tourism coalition of destinations and stakeholders who are committed to Quality Services & Green Growth.

 

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Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA)

The Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) is a membership association acting as a catalyst for the responsible development of the Asia Pacific travel and tourism industry.
In partnership with PATA's private and public sector members, they enhance the sustainable growth, value and quality of travel and tourism to, from and within the region.

 

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 Professional Convention Management Association(PCMA)

PCMA represents more than 6,000 meeting industry leaders throughout the globe. With 17 chapters in the United States, Canada and Mexico, their members include planner and trade show/exhibit professionals, suppliers, faculty, students and Emeritus.

 

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Southeast Tourism Society (STS)

The Southeast Tourism Society is dedicated to promoting and developing tourism to and within its 12 memberstates of Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia and West Virginia. The membership includes state travel offices, attractions, hotels, motels, resorts, convention and visitors bureaus, airlines, car rental agencies, newspapers, magazines and other travel-related organizations.

 

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Texas Association of Convention and Visitors Bureaus (TACVB)

TACVB's mission is to support and help develop the convention and tourism industry in Texas through education and sharing of ideas.

 

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US Travel Association (USTA)

U.S. Travel is a unique national organization that leverages the collective strength of those who benefit from travel to grow their business beyond what they can do individually.