The Maine Woods Consortium and Maine Office of Tourism are implementing a Maine Tourism Community Destination Academy in Spring 2019. A Community Destination Academy (CDA) is a tourism product development and skill building program consisting of intensive workshops, customized to the needs of a specific destination area, that includes the following components:
Destination Development is the long-term process of convening a group of dedicated leaders to pursue and implement a common vision and strategic plan that will lead to a community that is positive economically, environmentally and socially. Furthermore, the community will have the necessary ingredients to attract visitors, new businesses and residents.
The goals of the Maine Community Destination Academy will be to:
Future iQ has been contracted by Maine Woods Consortium and Maine Office of Tourism to: