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Congratulations to all of the 2021 ESTO Award winners and finalists!

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.


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Eligibility & Guidelines 
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Judging Criteria 
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 2021 Winners
Congratulations to the 2021 ESTO award winners!

Congrats to the ESTO 2021 Award Winners and Finalists!

View all 2021 winners and finalists using the links below.

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.