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About the Foundation
Enhance the destination marketing and travel professions through research, education, visioning and development of resources and partnerships for those efforts.
The Destination & Travel Foundation is a complementary organization to both DMAI and to the U.S. Travel Association. Tackling the most pressing issues of the day and the vexing problems ahead, the Destination & Travel Foundation engages industry leaders and experts in various fields to determine innovative and creative strategies. The ultimate goal is to prepare the industry to deal with the rapidly changing business environment.
The Destination & Travel Foundation is classified as a charitable organization, under Section 501 (c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Service Code of 1954. Donations to the Foundation are tax deductible as charitable contributions.
Golf Tournament & Live Auction
Monday, July 15, 2013
The Golden Bear Club
Join your friends and help raise money for the Destination & Travel Foundation! The Jack Nicklaus Signature Golf Course at Keene's Point in Windermere reflects the extraordinary beauty, challenging layout and environmental sensitivity that Nicklaus courses have come to represent around the world.
Visitors Information Center Study
This inaugural research program focuses on the budgets, strategies and initiatives of 284 U.S. and Canadian DMOs which reported welcoming over 10 million walk-ins to their VICs in 2012. The participating DMOs operating budgets ranged from under $500,000 to over $10,000,000, allowing specific comparisons to your peer organizations. The goal of this study is to provide DMOs with a unique and invaluable informational resource to guide their VIC marketing, budgeting and planning. The study will also provides your organizations with a basic framework for measuring the ROI of the your VIC, something that fewer than one in five DMOs are currently assessing.
Marketing Activities Study
The DMO Marketing Activities Study was conducted and released in 2012 for the first time. More than 240 DMOs participated in the study that provides information on U.S. DMO leisure marketing best practices, which is essential for DMOs as they develop and target their marketing efforts in the most efficient and effective manner possible. This inaugural research program provides DMOs with a unique and invaluable informational resource to guide their budgeting and planning.
Digital & Mobile Marketing Toolkit
Sain Family Remembrance Funds
To honor the lives and legacies of Gary Sain, and his father Frank Sain, DMAI and the Destination & Travel Foundation have established memorial funds to invest in the future leaders of destination marketing. Make a contribution to the Gary Sain Memorial Fund or the Frank Sain Memorial Fund.
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