PITTSBURGH – Jason Fulvi, CDME, executive vice president of VisitPITTSBURGH, has been named chairman of the Destinations International (DI) Foundation Board of Trustees for the 2018-2019 term. The appointment was made at the annual DI conference recently held in Anaheim, CA. Mr. Fulvi served two consecutive terms as the chair of DI’s Sales and Marketing Committee and was previously the chair of DI’s Meetings Industry Network Committee (MINT).
“I am looking forward to working with the board of trustees to advance the many initiatives of Destinations International Foundation, focusing on research and initiatives that will highlight the significance and inspire the tourism industry,” said Mr. Fulvi.
Mr. Fulvi has worked in the hospitality industry for over three decades. He began his tenure at VisitPITTSBURGH as a senior national sales director 16 years ago. Having proven himself as an effective leader, Mr. Fulvi was promoted to executive director of convention sales and most recently, to the position of executive vice president in 2012. In 2007, he became a Certified Destination Management Executive (CDME). The CDME status is recognized within the convention and visitors bureau industry as its highest educational achievement.
The Destinations International Foundation is a nonprofit organization dedicated to empowering destination marketers globally by providing education, research, advocacy and leadership development. It’s one of the largest funders of research to develop a better understanding of the travel and tourism, working to elevate the industry to its highest potential. The Destinations International Foundation is classified as a charitable organization, under Section 501 (c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Service Code and all donations to the Foundation are tax deductible.
As the official tourism promotion agency for Pittsburgh and Allegheny County, VisitPITTSBURGH is dedicated to generating conventions, trade show and leisure travel business for the Pittsburgh region.