One of the Top Women in Travel
Founding Partner, Barbra Anderson, was cited as an Outstanding Woman in Travel and Transportation, by Women in Travel and Tourism International (witti). Held in June 2017 in Washington, D.C., the awards are the first of their kind in which women are honoring their peers for outstanding contributions to the travel and tourism industry. Download Barbra's award nomination.
Women's Business Enterprise National Council Certification
We are a Certified Woman-owned Business by the Women's Business Enterprise National Council Certification (WBENC). WBENC's world-class certification is accepted by more than 1,000 corporations representing America's most prestigious brands, in addition to many states, cities and other entities.
Women Business Certification - State of Florida
Destination Better is Certified as a Women-owned Business Enterprise from the State of Florida, Office of Supplier Diversity. Companies certified by the state are the first tier of businesses referred to state agencies seeking to include supplier diversity as a part of their purchase order and contract opportunities.
Sustainability leadership appointment
Founding Partner, Janet Hall, appointed the Chair of the Sustainability Committee for the St. Pete Chamber of Commerce, where she leads regional initiatives to engage businesses in the Chamber's Grow Smarter strategy.
SASI-ONE Merit Award
Honored with a SASI-ONE Merit Award in the market research category for the 2016 Mandala Research study we co-sponsored, The Role of Sustainability in Travel & Tourism. (SASI-ONE Awards (SASI = Shop America Salutes Innovation) recognize prominent leaders in the tourism industry for their vision and commitment to developing shopping and cultural tourism.)
Nominated as a "Cool Company"
Through the St. Petersburg Chamber of Commerce, in 2016 we were nominated as a "Cool Company" for our community contributions, ride-our-bikes-to-work, and mentoring Masters of Global Sustainability students.