Destination Management

Presentations, Research and Resources

Crowding and congestion, concern about sustainability and resident sentiment towards tourism. Growth in the visitor industry has created increasing pressures and issues for many destinations to address.  Here are some recent, topical presentations, webinars, research and other resources from our online library that address these issues:

Overtourism Tool Kit - Read this blog post to learn about best practices and resources for managing tourism growth in your destination

Trust in Place: Lessons from Copenhagen - At the 2019 Global All-Stars Mainstage Session, Signe Jungersted reviewed the key lessons of the strategy two years on and identified four critical areas of focus for DMOs to succeed in destination management.

Destination Management Best Practices - This summary shares key ideas from four leaders in destination management who presented during our Destinations International Annual Convention breakout session.

The State of the American Traveler: Destination Management Edition - The recent research from Destination Analysts takes a look at how DMOs are reinventing themselves as destination management organizations. These trends were shared in our recent webinar, available to watch anytime here.

Destination Management in Action, Part 1 - As part of our recent webinar, "The State of the American Traveler: Destination Management Edition," Signe Jungersted shared examples of DMOs around the world that are leading the Destiation Management front, which is summarized in this blog series.

Coping with Success - Read the summary of recommendations & policies for managing tourism growth from the World Travel & Tourism Council & McKinsey Consulting.

Destination Overcrowding - The executive summary from U.S. Travel Association shares a preliminary look at their report, "Destination Overcrowding and its Footprint on the Travel Industry." The full report is a member-only product and requires a login to view on the U.S. Travel Association site.