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Destination & Design Logistics International, Inc. is a Florida destination management company (dmc) and an international supplier of professional travel staff. Established in 1998, DDL is a service company created to fulfill the needs of high-end corporate clients with demanding performance standards. DDL's dmc destination management services: Professional travel staff Special event design & production Ground operations Talent booking & production Sightseeing & spouse activities Tournaments & Team building Off-property dining & catering Other services

Ranging from the traditional activities to merging interactive entertainment, DDL provides a comprehensive array of half-day and full-day leisure time experiences. DDL dmc destination management activities and experiences: Golf & Tennis Resort Public Sightseeing Tours City Walking Waterways Eco-adventure Historical Museum Galleries Homes Water Sports Fishing Sailing Wave runners Skin diving Scuba Cocktail cruises Dinner cruises Yachts Performance boats Water skiing Attractions & Spas Class A tourist attractions Class A spas Public parks with Class A recreation Other Sports Professional Training Bicycling Motorcycling Volleyball Softball Basketball Shooting Hunting Learning Wellness Relaxation Culinary Beauty Finance Art Photography Real Estate Family Dynamics Psychic

Off-property dining is a DDL specialty. Our dine-around programs feature the finest restaurants with the most receptive service to corporate groups. Our caterers are among the most distinguished in the United States. Ranging from the magnitude of a State dinner to a relaxed company picnic, DDL's caterers can provide menus suitable for royalty and regulars alike. DDL can also satisfy special dietary requests such as upscale Glatt Kosher and vegetarian meals. DDL has a thorough knowledge of off-property venues including museums, gardens, mansions, zoos, attractions, parks and beaches. DDL dmc destination management off-property dining and catering: Restaurants Dine-arounds Waterfront Private rooms Custom menus Wine cellars Culinary Learning Experiences Venues Museums Gardens Parks & beaches Yachts Private mansions Arenas & Stadiums Motorsports Complexes Caterers Elite caterers Picnic caterers Yacht catering Box lunches Kosher caterers Vegetarian caterers

Ground operations, ground operator dmc destination management services: Transportation Airport transfers Charter transfers Rental cars Rail Helicopters Private jets & airplanes Over the road motorcoaches Recommended Resorts, Hotels & Spas Five-star hotels & resorts Four-star hotels & resorts Three-star meeting hotels Three-star airport hotels with meeting space Boutique hotels Spas Sightseeing Tours & Attractions Please visit our Activities page. Off-Property Dining & Catering Please visit our Dining & Catering page. Temporary Personnel Please visit our Travel Staff page. Concert Venues & Convention Facilities Concert venues Convention centers Production Services Please visit our Talent Booking/Production page. Music, Entertainers & Riders Parks Please visit our Special Events page.

DDL can provide a comprehensive selection of interactive team building events, team competitions and group action experiences. Team-building events connect strangers on a meaningful, interpersonal level in enjoyable, uplifting ways. Team building reveals an individual's genuine personality through direct interaction. When this occurs, friendships are formed that can last a lifetime. Professional friendships drive corporate success. We highly recommend these group experiences: Corporate Games Beach games Field games Ballroom games Scavenger hunts Road rallies Awards Video & photography Traditional Sports Golf Tennis Sailing regattas Volleyball Basketball Softball Action & Adventure Fishing Shooting Snorkeling Airboating Auto racing Performance boating

DDL provides corporate meeting planners, convention managers and show producers with a variety of temporary staff with specialized skills to help operate meetings, conventions, special events and business theatre. DDL specializes in Travel Staff (Trip Directors) and local Destination Management Staff. Other types of temporary staff may be obtained through DDL from our Skill Provider Network. DDL Travel Staff is an elite group of seasoned professionals with a broad range of on-site experience throughout the Americas, Europe and the Pacific Rim. DDL's Travel Staff is committed to our client's success. Our performance is characterized by reliability, integrity, intelligence, hard work and humor. DDL Conforms To IRS & State Employment Laws Our trip directors and destination management staff are DDL employees. They are paid in conformance with IRS and state payroll practices. Because DDL properly employs and insures our staff, we eliminate the potential of Federal and/or state labor actions, and/or civil suits brought against clients who improperly employ travel and destination management staff as independent contractors. DDL Travel Staff Is Insured DDL Travel Staff is insured with general liability insurance and workmen's compensation insurance. This protects clients from the threat of civil actions brought as the result of employee negligence, and DDL will add clients as an additionally insured party when requested, for a nominal fee. DDL Travel Staff is insured with workman's compensation insurance, protecting our clients from the threat of claims or civil actions resulting from on the job accidents resulting in injury. International Travel Staff DDL provides professional travel staff to help major corporations with on-site meeting management and conference operations. Our Trip Directors travel to the program location and are available to support a meeting planner on a 7x24 basis with whatever needs to be done. Travel staff are paid on a daily rate, plus payroll fee, plus booking fee, plus travel. Areas of Travel Staff specialization include: Transportation Hotel Rooms Hotel Food & Beverage Hospitality Desk Activities Golf Tournaments Program Materials Room Deliveries VIP Services Off-property Events Program Accounting Speaker Services Destination Management Staff In Florida, DDL provides local destination management staff to support DDL program operations. Local DM staff are paid on an hourly rate basis, plus travel expenses. Areas of local DM staff specialization include: Airport Meet & Greet Baggage Handling Dispatchers Activities Hospitality Desk Tournament Operation Tour Guides Off-property Events Departure Notices Production Staff DDL is a source of production staff for business theater and special events. Rate of pay varies. In general, Production Staff are paid at prevailing hourly rates, including overtime, plus travel expenses. Production specialties include: Lighting Director Sound Engineer Stagehand Video Director Video Camera Operator Video Editor Floral Designer Floral Assistant Commercial Driver Decorator Decorator's Assistant Production Assistant Security Caterer Models Click here to book Travel Staff.

DDL can provide an extensive range of talent from basic background music to name entertainment. We specialize in acts that appeal to a discerning clientele. DDL only represents acts that we take pride in producing. Whether it is sophisticated background music that sets the right mood for conversation, or high impact entertainment to create the memory of a lifetime, DDL provides talent that meets or exceeds our client's expectations. DDL produces talent correctly. We are on time and on budget. When DDL books talent, we provide the production knowledge and necessary subcontracting to stage the act without financial or technical surprises. From emailing a conference service manager the electrical requirements of a trio to completing the personal and technical rider of a celebrity entertainer, DDL provides a professional service. DDL talent booking and production services: Bands & Musicians Soloists Background music Dance bands Orchestras Chart reading contract musicians DJ's Novelty musicians Other Talent Master of Ceremonies (MC) Auctioneers Motivational speakers Dancers Comedians Magicians Jugglers Clowns Psychics Production Services Production company Sound Lights Movie/video Audiovisual Wireless communication Stagehand contractor Technical labor contractor Post-production Photographers Name Entertainment The Association Atlanta Rhythm Section Average White Band George Benson Clint Black Peabo Bryson Chicago Natalie Cole The Commodores Harry Connick Jr. Christopher Cross Charlie Daniels Band Peter Duchin Orchestra Earth Wind and Fire Ohio Players Dolly Parton REO Speedwagon Bobby Short Donna Summer KC and the Sunshine Band Spyro Gyra Nestor Torres Barry White Staging & Backline Pianos Piano tuner Musical instruments Staging Drape Show generators Lifts Electricians Concert Venues & Parks Concert halls Arenas & stadiums Amphitheaters Parks with special event space Waterfront parks Beach parks Please visit our Special Events page.

From room decorations to the production of a 25,000 person corporate family day with multiple stages for name entertainment and interactive guest experiences, DDL can deliver a turn-key special event that will meet or exceed a client's most demanding expectations. Our approach includes free consultation, line item pricing and the direct client involvement with key sub-contractors. DDL takes pride in the talent we provide. We book the most outstanding bands and acts available in our destinations. We are fully capable of booking and producing name entertainment. DDL special events: Special Event Design Flowers retail Flowers wholesale Linens Rental plants Room decorations Prop rentals Decorators Casino & gaming events Theme parties Talent Background music Dance bands Orchestras Name entertainers Chart-reading musicians DJs Comedians Novelty entertainers Licensed talent agent Speakers Celebrities Motivators Humorists Financiers Futurists Politicians Beauty consultants Wellness gurus Production Services Sound Lights Video Audiovisual rentals Teleconferencing Photographers Stagehands Technicians Electricians Other Services Staging Drape Generators Lifts Fireworks Lasers Parades Musical instruments Pianos & tuners Venues Museums Mansions Galleries Gardens Attractions Concert Halls Parks Arenas & stadiums Amphitheaters

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