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Why Should Education Institutions Become Members of Destinations International?

Destinations International provides an unparalleled membership experience to empower educational institutions like yours. Becoming a member will give you and your colleagues access to a wealth of industry resources, professional development programs, and global networking opportunities that can significantly enhance your institution's academic and professional offerings. 

Membership Benefits at a Glance

Our membership provides access to extensive toolkits and resources that can be seamlessly integrated into your curriculum or shared with students eager to advance their careers in the travel and tourism industry. We offer a variety of educational programs that can be utilized by both yourself and the coursework throughout the semester. These programs equip your faculty and students with the critical skills and knowledge needed to thrive in the destination organization sector. You and your colleagues will also be able to connect with industry professionals from over 30 countries. Participate in global conversations, gain insights from leading experts, and explore potential job opportunities through our expansive network for students.


Unlock access to toolkits and resources that can be integrated into your curriculum or shared with students looking to grow their careers in the industry.


Destinations International is the definitive resource for professional development in the destination organization industry. We offer a multitude of educational offerings to advance our members’ careers and elevate the industry.


Connect to the destination organization community from 30 countries and territories around the globe. Be a part of conversations in our industry, participate in speaking opportunities, and submit content powered through thought leadership. 

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Certificate Programs

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The Certified Destination Management Executive (CDME) is the tourism industry’s highest individual educational achievement.

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The Professional in Destination Management (PDM) certificate program provides those new to the destination organization side of the industry with the critical skills and knowledge necessary to start or further their careers in the travel and tourism industry.

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The Intellectual Capital (ICC) certificate program caters to  destination sales and services professionals at all career stages.

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For more information regarding Destinations International membership, please contact [email protected].

Note that membership is open to all full-time employees and expands to all those who are in the institution.