A GLOBAL Study For Destination Management Organizations on New DMOcratic destination practices & principles

An international study and collaborative project to explore citizen activation and empowerment, the challenges and imperatives of community dialogue and new modes of governance in tourism development. The study will  define global best practices in building successful, resilient, and enduring partnerships with local residents, community groups and businesses.

PROJECT OBJECTIVES

UNFOLDING CITIZEN PARTICIPATION & ENGAGEMENT IN TOURISM

DEVELOPING MODELS FOR FUTURE DMOCRACIES

DEFINING GLOBAL BEST PRACTICE IN BUILDING SUCCESSFUL, ENDURING PARTNERSHIPS WITH CITIZENS, COMMUNITY GROUPS AND BUSINESSES

IDENTIFYING FRAMEWORKS OF DEMOCRATIC PARTICIPATION AND TOURISM
GOVERNANCE

Learning Labs & Bootcamps

Each of the Time for DMOcracy Editions include a series of both online and physical meetings, inviting key experts in different fields relating to community activation, citizen participation and new modes of governance.

Blogs, Inspiration and Resources

Throughout the project, we are collecting a range of materials and case examples relating to the focus areas of Time for DMOcracy, including relating to community consultation, deliberative participation and budgeting, data collection and citizen science, volunteering and much more.