NEW Market Segmentation Solution Released for MINT+

We are excited to announce a major enhancement to Meetings Information Network (MINT+) effective June 2021. MINT+, a joint venture between Destinations International and Simpleview, is the industry's largest shared repository of information on organizations and their meetings and events. MINT+ is…

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Why Decarbonization Will Disrupt the Future of Travel

Future of Tourism Series | Guest Blog By Rodney Payne For travel, decarbonization will be at least as disruptive as was the internet. The world is finally turning toward the climate crisis with coalitions, technologies, policies and economic incentives that are needed to coordinate the effort…

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Authentic LGBTQ Destination Development

Future of Tourism Series | Guest Blog By Greg DeShields Cheerfully, travel and tourism is on the road to recovery! According to the latest Longwoods International tracking study of American travelers, 87% now have travel plans in the next six months — the highest level since early March 2020…

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Meetings and Events: The Reality Right Now

Although we’re not out of the woods just yet, we feel like we’re on an upward trajectory when it comes to meetings and events. What makes us think that? Well, let’s take a look at the data! Sources: Simpleview Aggregated Meetings Data 2021 Global Meetings and Events Forecast…

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The Shift from Printed to Digital Proposals

In destination marketing, we’ve seen a major shift from print to online in all forms. Printed visitors guides are becoming digital, traditional newspaper and magazine ads are transitioning to online ones, and meeting and event proposals are trending in that same direction. Request for Proposals…

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