UNITED STATES: TDMAUSTRALIA: SAI Marketing Counsel; Calais Consultants. TDS Founder - Bruce Dickson.  
            Our Clients Put It This Way “Put simply, you've done a great job."           - Tourism Australia (Audit of Australia’s Top 25 Driving Routes) "Your ability to think outside the square and apply it in a rational and strategic context, without compromising the goal and concept, is a true skill."  - Tourism Development Manager, NSW State Tourism Commission
            Tourism Plans & Roadmaps We share over 25 years of experience in creating breakthrough destination strategies and integrated tourism and community plans - for DMOs, economic development agencies and the tourism industry. These include special interest plans focused around cultural, nature- based, food & wine, indigenous and self-drive tourism.
           Destination & Place Branding In collaboration with our highly experienced team of Associates, we create high impact and authentic tourism destination brand strategies that leave clients and communities focused, energized and united. This is because we are internationally respected , tourism specialists in a highly specialized area. (Such specific tourism industry expertise being vital to a great end result.)
           Destination Assessments/Audits We conduct thorough destination assessments and visitor experience audits to appraise your area’s crucial state of tourism appeal, servicing and visitor readiness. All from the fresh perspective of a ‘first time visitor’. This highly cost-effective process  results in a practical and achievable action plan that  targets your priority needs, with affordable and truly advantageous improvements. 
Give your destination the benefit of a fresh perspective and enhanced strategic approach.
TDS International Associates -
           Tourism Development Resources  Free Tourism Resources - INDEX:   A-Z Glossary: Key Tourism industry terms defined Tourism strategy plans: Why they are vital to success 16 Tips for greater visitor center impact Special interest tourism - really mainstream tourism?   Checklist: Key Success Factors for Museums Networking and its special value to tourism
            Writings on Tourism Industry Most Popular Writings - INDEX: Placemaking with public art Tourism product renewal & revitalization The threat from marketing overkill Protecting what matters in your community Tips on copywriting for tourism success Developing local distinctiveness (& city identity)
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BRANDING:  Some key misconceptions about city branding ..... 5 STEP TOURISM AUDIT PROCESS
City/County Destination Audits & Tourism Assessments Visitor Experience & Market Communication Reviews Tourism Strategy Plans & Niche Market Development  Destination Branding & Positioning Tourism Workshops & Industry Training
Tourism Development Solutions [TDS*] PO Box 19654 Portland, Oregon USA 97280 Office phone: (1) 503 977 2772 Email: tourismsolutions@msn.com [* Formerly: Tourism & Community Development Solutions/TCDS]