Rural, tourism-dependent communities often face challenges with affordable housing. Finding ways to support low-wage earning tourism workforce members with adequate housing is critical to ensuring that tourists have memorable and satisfying experiences. Read the...
You can use Destinations International’s tourism lexicon to more effectively frame your messaging based on the following rules of effective communication. Read the summary here.
In a 2020 study, a content analysis of news and media articles related to overtourism, tourism impacts, and tourism issues was performed. You can read the summary here.
The draft 10-year transformational strategy for Travel Oregon focuses on addressing the needs of all residents. DMOs can learn from and adapt this transformational strategy to meet the unique goals of their destination community. Read the summary here.
The WTTC has compiled inclusion and diversity guidelines that you can adopt within your organization. Read the summary here.
ICMA has published an article titled How to Facilitate Inclusive Community Outreach and Engagement. You can use this article to ensure inclusivity in your DMO’s community outreach and engagement. Read the summary report here.