Global travel industry marketing, PR and international representation

Our overseas clients include overseas tourist boards, resorts and destinations, tour operators and travel companies. We enable them to develop the UK market, primarily by linking them with UK tour operators and travel companies and via travel industry PR and media relations. Download our company profile to find out more (PDF, 700KB).

Our international and representational services include high quality travel industry PR, trade show support, sales calls, familiarisation visits, tour operator training, liaison with UK-based tourist boards, airlines and travel companies.

So, if you are an overseas tourist destination or travel company looking for a cost-effective marketing, PR and corporate communications presence in the UK, please email our MD, Philip Cooke – – or call him on 00 44 (0)1452 500 663.

You can also visit our Chinese-language web page for more information.


Monaco Means Business article published in Conference News

Conference News Magazine (PDF 300KB)


About the Destination Marketing Group

Philip Cooke, Managing Director of the Destination Marketing Group

DMG International was founded in early 2000 by Philip Cooke, previously Gloucester City Council’s Director of Tourism, Marketing and City Centre Management. Before that, Philip worked for Sport England as Deputy Director of Bisham Abbey National Sports Centre.

We provide our overseas and international clients with a wide range of strategic and operational marketing expertise, enabling them to engage with the UK outbound travel industry and including campaign planning, travel trade PR, trade show support and tour operator liaison.

Philip is supported by a local, national and international network of associate companies and consultants who enable the DMG to offer a wide range of additional services, notably digital and social marketing, graphic design and copywriting for websites and promotional literature.

Flagship clients include the Enterprise Europe Network, Peru Rail, Sailing HR (Croatia), Passion Brazil, Swiss Government Enterprise etc.

What our clients say…

“The DMG represents many of our international products in the UK market. Philip’s knowledge of marketing, sales and product development comes from years of experience which he combines with deep commitment and integrity.”

Music Contact International, Vermont, USA


Our international services

Working primarily across the tourism, leisure and hospitality sectors, we design and deliver bespoke marketing and business development strategies, cost-effective PR and digital marketing campaigns, and international representation communication support, as outlined below:

“Thank you very much for your outstanding work with Tren Crucero and its promotion to the UK travel industry.”

Tren Crucero (Ecuador)


  • Marketing, PR and corporate communications strategies
  • Campaign planning and project management
  • Feasibility studies, bid writing and implementation of ERDF and Lottery projects

Public relations

  • Production and distribution of content-rich, high-SEO press releases
  • Digital marketing, including B2B newsletters and email campaigns
  • Graphic design and copywriting for websites and promotional literature

International representation

  • Travel industry PR, journalism and feature writing
  • Trade show support, event management and industry networking
  • Tour operator training, sales calls and familiarisation visits


Article published in Regeneration and Renewal Magazine (PDF 900KB)

Regeneration and Renewal Magazine (PDF 900KB)

What our clients say…

“Your excellent article in support of our marketing campaign formed part of the Monaco Tourist Office’s award-wining entry for the ICCA Best Marketing Campaign and I hope we will be able to work together again.”

Monaco Government Tourism and Convention Authority


Our international clients

Some examples of the impressive range of international clients we’ve worked with since the DMG was created in 2000.

“Great PR – politically and strategically – well done and thanks.”

Darwin's Trails (Chile)


  • BZ-COMM (Germany)
  • Dubrovnik Tourism Sailing HR (Croatia)
  • Parkhotel Conference Centre (Czechoslovakia)
  • Monaco Tourism
  • National Liberation Museum (Holland)
  • Las Palmas, Canary Islands
  • Swiss Government Enterprise


  • Beijing Hangzhou, Hunan and Sanya Tourism (China)
  • Guru Online (Hong Kong)
  • Vesna Tours (India)

North and South America

  • (USA)
  • Music Contact International (USA)
  • Darwin’s Trails (Chile and Patagonia)
  • Ferrocarriles del Ecuador
  • Palmer House Hotel (Chicago, USA)
  • Panorama Peru
  • Passion Brazil
  • PeruRail
  • Southern Expeditions (Galapagos)
  • Terma de Papallacta (Ecuador)
  • Terra Explorer (Peru)
  • Tip Top Travel (Galapagos and Ecuador)

What our clients say…

“Thank you for your support in helping us run the Fam Trip to Peru which was a complete success. We could certainly not have done it without you and I know for certain that our group will be recommending Belmond and Peru Rail to their best and most discerning clients next year.”

Veloso Tours, London, and Peru Rail


Our international projects highlights

These are just a few of the international projects we have worked on since the DMG was launched in 2000.

What our clients say…

“Thank you so much for the support, we are so happy with your work for us!”

Terra Explorer, Peru


Contact us

The Destination Marketing Group

Phone: +44 (0)7855 767 159


Skype: philipcooke1

“I very much enjoyed our collaboration and I look forward to working with you at future World Travel Markets.”

Swiss Government Enterprise
The Chartered Institute of Journalists
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