Congratulations to our Awards Finalists and Winners!
The Destiny Awards recognize U.S. Travel destination members for excellence and creative accomplishment in destination marketing and promotion at the local and regional level; and foster the development of imaginative and innovative destination marketing promotion programs and activities.
The Destiny Awards are open to all DMOs or CVBs that are members of the U.S. Travel Association. Winners are honored at ESTO's Tuesday night Awards Dinner and Presentation.
The Mercury Awards recognize members for excellence and creative accomplishment in state and territory destination marketing and promotion; and inspire, through showcasing outstanding work, the continued development of imaginative and exciting marketing and promotional programs.
The Mercury Awards are open to all U.S. state and territory tourism offices that are members of the U.S. Travel Association. Winners are honored at ESTO's Tuesday night Awards Dinner and Presentation.
Eligibility & Guidelines
Learn more about who is eligible to submit, entry fees and important qualifications for submission.
Frequently Asked Questions
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View the esteemed judging panel for the 2022 ESTO Awards!
The ESTO Awards Now Closed
Learn more about the program's requirements and categories and submit for ESTO 2023, available Spring 2023
Other ESTO Awards
STATE TOURISM DIRECTOR OF THE YEAR
The State Tourism Director of the Year award demonstrates a clear influence and measurable improvement of their states' travel and tourism profile. Learn more.