Marketing for communities, destinations and cruise ports is based on strong branding and development of products and services that are appealing to the markets. Today's marketers are bombarded with a range of marketing opportunities that can be overwhelming, especially for those with limited budgets. Choosing where to spend your marketing dollars is challenging and often confusing.

We at GDS will work with you to sift through the deluge of advertising, public relations, social media, and other opportunities that come across your desk daily. Through our research and branding processes, we will clearly define the target markets for your destination or community. Then we will develop clearly focused Marketing Action Plans that are designed to reach your markets with your message in a cost efficient and effective manner.