To increase Tennessee’s international presence and awareness, TDTD works with in-market representatives from various destination marketing companies to support, create and facilitate marketing, PR and sales initiatives in the targeted countries of the United Kingdom, Germany, Australia, France, Benelux, Brazil, China, Japan, and Italy.

Global Partners

Global Partnership Travel South USA is the official regional destination marketing organization for the southern United States. The nonprofit organization promotes travel to and within its member states of Tennessee, Alabama, Arkansas, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri, North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia, and West Virginia. Through collaborative marketing tactics and shared expenses, participating states in the Travel South Global Partnership Program are able to extend their reach and have in-country promotional efforts on a year-round basis. Their focus is targeting travel trade and media in Australia, Brazil, China, and Italy.

Guided by the tourism offices of several Mississippi River states, the MRC is a multi-state marketing program designed to bring domestic and international visitors to the region. It works with primarily Japanese tour operators, media, and consumers to promote, stimulate, and foster travel to the 10 Mississippi River states.

Brand USA is the destination marketing organization for the United States through the U.S. Travel Association, with the mission of increasing incremental international visitation, spending, and market share to fuel the nation’s economy and enhance the image of the U.S. worldwide. Through a partnership with Brand USA, TDTD is able to create advertising opportunities for Tennessee’s DMOs and attractions to promote travel to their respective regions.