Informing Research with Practical Insight

The Research Membership is designed to bring together industry researchers, policymakers and destination professionals to shape the future of tourism. The essential membership plan for research organisations, institutes or Academia.

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Deep Dive on Trends, Cases and Templates

With unprecedented access to trends and insights, the DTTT is there to make sure you stay ahead of the curve. Tap into our extensive repository comprising 100s of essential resources from talks and case studies to interactive workshops and remote design methods.

  • Case Studies, Talks & Best Practices
  • Design Templates & Workshop Kits
  • Quarterly Personalised Insights

Free Guest Lectures

We understand how valuable our insights are for students, which is why we offer free guest lectures for Academic Members to enhance your curriculum.

Teach Human Centred Design Methods

Extend the Academia Programme with optional add-ons to the standard Research Membership. We can work with you to bolster your curriculum, bringing bespoke guest lectures, micro courses, introductions to Design Thinking with a Design Academy or a professional introduction to the inner working of Destination Marketing and Management Organisations.

Guest Lectures

Design Academy

Destination Needs


Expand Critical Thinking with Flagship Events

As a member, get unrestricted online access to four industry leading flagship events from the Digital Tourism Think Tank, and special discounted tickets for in-person participation. We bring you an extensive programme of events, gathering the worlds leading practitioners, to discuss trends, policy and research exploring tourism’s transition.

Research & Policy Design Sprints

X. Festival

X. Design Week

Future Leaders Innovation Prize

Professional Pathways to Industry Opportunities

The DTTT community is global, comprises a wide range of destinations from National, City, Regional and Municipal DMOs, alongside Enterprise Agencies, Business and Academia. If we put all that together with the uniquely DTTT way of putting on a show, you have yourself a programme of gatherings unusually casual, yet spot on topical.

  • Virtual Sessions & Roundtables
  • Research Opportunities
  • Graduate Opportunities
  • Remote Placements

Horizon Technologies Lab

The Digital Tourism Think Tank is seeking applied research cases which explore the potential of new and emerging technologies in the tourism industry globally as part of a new 'Horizon Technologies for Tourism Lab' seeking to catalogue a wide range of references and case studies from the research community of value to the industry.

We are particularly keen to learn about studies in the following fields:


The development of new mixed reality technologies and applications.


The use of machine learning and artificial intelligence to derive insights from data.

AI Ethics

The ethical and societal implications of mixed reality and data-driven solutions.


Technology as an enabler for sustainable tourism solutions or transformation.

Research Plans

For research and academic institutions providing access to entire faculty and students.

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