STHM 3322 | Destination Management Organizations | 3 Credits

This course is designed to provide a comprehensive understanding of the role, the scope and the business of destination marketing organizations. The course will also provide an overview on the history, development and future of destination marketing organizations in the United States and around the world. Trends, issues and challenges are discussed. Current and past managers of destination marketing organizations will be invited to provide first hand examples and deeper insights into destination marketing organizations, such as politics that govern relationships, funding, and marketing strategies.