by Lisa A. Grimaldi | December 14, 2011

Eleven destination marketing organizations have achieved accreditation from the Destination Marketing Accreditation Program, or DMAP, which recognizes DMOs that meet or exceed industry standards. Accredited for 2011-2015 are the Fayetteville (N.C.) Area Convention and Visitors Bureau; Lake Havasu City (Ariz.) Convention & Visitors Bureau; Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority; Naples, Marco Island, Everglades Convention & Visitors Bureau in Naples, Fla.; Poland Convention Bureau in Warsaw; Puerto Rico Convention Bureau in San Juan; Richmond (Va.) Metro CVB; Thompson Okanagan Tourism Association in Kelowna, British Columbia; Tourism Vancouver Island in Nanaimo, British Columbia; Visit Norfolk (Va.); and the Woodfield Chicago Northwest Convention Bureau in Schaumburg, Ill.