Every destination has unique characteristics, charms and challenges that require thorough analysis and inclusive planning.

We survey stakeholders, analyze economic data, assess your niche relative to national and regional competition, evaluate your tourism infrastructure – including lodging, transportation and entertainment – and factor in environmental and seasonal considerations.

The result is a comprehensive and measurable Strategic Plan that provides a road map of your tourism future.

Basic Strategic Planning includes:

  • Current tax base analysis, recommendations and forecasts
  • Capacity for job and business growth in destination-related services
  • Brand analysis and recommendation
  • Destination product development
  • Tourism-related infrastructure analysis and recommendations
  • Marketing strategy
  • Tech-based visitor education and management
  • Training and certification recommendations
  • Organization and governance of tourism management
  • Visitor Center operation
  • Community engagement
  • Business relations
  • Evaluation for DMO/DMMO status, if applicable

Your Strategic Plan includes short, medium and long-term goals with associated metrics to focus on progress and keep all stakeholders engaged and informed.

TEI has collected the best of the industry’s best – all supporting you, your destination and your next development steps. ​ Our consultants collaborate with you to create sustainable, community-supported tourism and economic development grounded in an authentic sense of place, producing balanced economic growth, increased tax revenues and an improved quality of life.

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