Special Research Projects

2017-18 DestinationNext Project

In April and October, 2017, Paul Ouimet, Destinations International’s Managing Director, and members of the Maine Office of Tourism team, traveled the state to conduct Maine’s DestinationNEXT survey. This survey was a self-assessment of Maine’s tourism industry by members of the industry, businesses, municipal leaders, citizens and customers. DestinationNEXT’s surveys have been used in over 150 destinations in the US, Canada and around the world. By using that specific survey in Maine, the state placed its results within the larger context of all DestinationNEXT survey information and highlighted strengths and areas that need work. Each region in Maine received separate reports that focused on their specific results.

Maine DestinationsNEXT results

2018 MaineDestinationNEXT Results Aroostook

2018 MaineDestinationNEXT Results DownEast-Acadia

2018 MaineDestinationNEXT Results Greater Bangor

2018 MaineDestinationNEXT Results Greater Portland & Casco Bay

2018 MaineDestinationNEXT Results Kennebec Valley

2018 MaineDestinationNEXT Results Maine’s Lakes & Mountains

2018 MaineDestination NEXT Results MidCoast

2018 MaineDestinationNEXT Results The Maine Beaches

2018 MaineDestinationNEXT Results Maine Highlands