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Destination Marketing Group

3 College Green, Gloucester GL1 2LR

T:  +44 (0) 1452 500663 E: W:

The Destination Marketing Group is one of the UK’s most experienced tourism, leisure and urban regeneration marketing and PR companies.

We promote and support the work of a wide range of corporate clients and governmental agencies, uplifting their reputations, helping them to reach new audiences and generating business growth and revenue optimisation.

Based in Gloucestershire, we are a ‘Global Small Business’ working locally, nationally and internationally, across the public, private and third sectors.

Our Clients

  • Our clients include national and regional tourist boards, conference centres, urban regeneration companies, business improvement districts, enterprise agencies and SMEs.
  • Our regeneration and innovation clients include English Partnerships/the Homes and Communities Agency, urban and rural regeneration agencies and a wide range of related SMEs.
  • Our UK tourism and leisure clients include VisitEngland, regional tourist boards, local authorities, conference centres and sporting, leisure and cultural organisations.
  • Our International tourism clients include heritage railway operators, travel companies, tour operators, destination management organisations, cities and resorts.


We are a full-service marketing, PR, international representation and corporate communications consultancy, working primarily, but not exclusively, across the travel and tourism, sport and leisure, and corporate communication sectors. We are fully accredited by the UK’s Public Relations Association and we provide our clients with the following range of high-quality, inter-related products and services. Services Include:

Destination Marketing

Marketing Strategy and Operations 

  • Marketing and business growth strategy
  • Branding, positioning and differentiation strategy
  • Campaign management and implementation
  • Event management
  • Sales missions and product training

Public Relations

  • National, regional, local and industry specific PR campaigns
  • Production and distribution of high SEO press releases
  • Feature writing and editorial
  • Media research and journalist liaison
  • Crisis management

Corporate Communications

  • Copywriting for websites, newsletters and sales
  • Digital, online and social media campaigns
  • Advertising campaigns and media buying
  • Branding and corporate identity
  • Brochures, publications and promotional literature

International Representation 

  • Database construction for direct mail campaigns
  • In-market (UK) marketing and PR campaigns
  • Sales calls, staff training and new product briefings
  • Exhibition and trade show support and industry networking
  • Tour operator mail shots and digital newsletters





UK Tourist Boards and Attractions 

  • Advantage West Midlands and East Midlands Tourism
  • Birmingham Capital of Culture Bid
  • British Tourist Authority / VisitBritain
  • Devon and Cornwall Tourism
  • Gloucester Cathedral
  • Gloucester Rugby
  • Heart of England Tourism
  • London Borough of Brent
  • London Borough of Southwark
  • Somerset Tourism and Longleat
  • South West Tourism
  • Swiss Government Enterprise

Urban Renewal and Business Enterprise

  • The ABEC Group - energy management specialists
  • ASTAM architects
  • The Canal Corridor Business Improvement District
  • Enterprise Europe Network
  • English Partnerships / Homes and Communities Agency
  • Gloucester Heritage Urban Regeneration Company
  • Gloucestershire Rural Community Council
  • Limbrick Associates (architects)
  • RegenCo Urban Regeneration Company
  • Rugby Business Improvement District
  • The Weaver Valley Enterprise Project

Conferences, Incentives and Events

  • Britain and London Visitor Centre
  • BZ-comm (Germany)
  • Cheltenham Film Studios
  • 'Conference News' magazine
  • Coventry Visitor and Convention Bureau
  • (USA)
  • EEF Conference Venues
  • Forest of Dean Greenways Project
  • Kingsholm Conference Centre
  • Parkhotel Conference Centre, Czechoslovakia
  • Three Choirs Vineyard Conference Centre

International Travel Companies and Tour Operators 

  • Darwin’s Trails (Chile)
  • Ferrocarriles del Ecuador (Ecuador)
  • Music Contact International (USA)
  • National Liberation Museum (Holland)
  • Oad Bus B.V. (Holland)
  • PeruRail (Peru)
  • Panorama Peru (Peru)
  • Passion Brazil (Brazil)
  • Red Dot (India)
  • (Croatia)
  • Sanya (China)
  • Swiss Government Enterprise (Switzerland)

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