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Washington DC Capitol Building where tourism advocacy is part of STS’s mission.


Tourism is an economic generator for communities all over the country. Join with STS members to be a voice for tourism.

STS education, like this Marketing College class, grows tourism industry leaders.


Learn to promote your destination at STS conferences like Marketing College., and grow your career as an industry leader.

Recognition events like Shining Example, award  tourism lights represented by these lanterns.


STS provides multiple opportunities to spotlight your community festivals, events, and attractions.


One Meeting. Twelve States. Infinite Ideas.


Feb 10-12, 2020
Little Rock, Arkansas



Noted by our members as one of the top reasons to join STS, our events are a time to share ideas and catch-up on the latest industry news with your tourism peers.

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Our members are talking…

Earning your Travel Marketing Professional certification (TMP), shows a dedication to the industry and strengthens our employment base. When you see TMP behind someone’s name, you know they have passed the rigorous requirements of STS Marketing College.
— Jay Tusa, Executive Director Visit South Walton, Florida
If you are really serious about making a career in tourism or the hospitality business, join this association. It’s really professional friend making. You will meet folks that you will forever be able to pick up he phone and get answers. It’s a lot of fun too.
— Troy Beam, Executive Director Shepherdsville-Bullit County Tourism Commission, Kentucky
STS is a must if you seek growth in this industry. Being a member has afforded me opportunities to grow my knowledge of the industry and continue to build relationships with fellow DMO representatives and to work with some of the industry’s most knowledgeable market research experts.
— Sonja Burris, Communications Director Rock Hill/York County CVB, South Carolina


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