The Destination Manager


About The Destination Manager

Seasoned with Southwest expertise, The Destination Manager (TDM) unlocks the doors to unveil authentic Arizona. Led by 30-year veteran, Colleen Horan, TDM is a boutique firm of 15 female planners, interior designers + operations managers. By blending innovation with exceptional service standards, TDM has revolutionized the industry with its brand of Southwestern sophistication.

What Makes Us Unique

Finger on the pulse, their local expertise sources the best of the state. Nurturing client relations by employing a common sense business method + value-add service has resulted in unwavering client loyalty. Touted as a creative tour de force, their design ingenuity has redefined DMC expectations + solidified their reputation as a pioneer of meeting + incentive program design.

Industry Involvement and Awards


Scottsdale’s sophisticated urban reputation stands in rugged contrast to the raw beauty of the Sonoran Desert.

You’ll be spoiled for choice with our celebrated collection of resorts, each offering a distinctive taste of Arizona. 320 days of sun illuminate immersive excursions + renowned sightseeing. Touted as a modern winter haven, applauded culinary prowess + retail magnates have spot-lit our desert city.

Key areas around Arizona

  • Scottsdale
  • Phoenix
  • Mesa
  • Glendale
  • Tucson
  • Marana
  • Sedona
  • Grand Canyon
  • Tempe

Why Arizona?

  • High concentration of luxury resorts with world-class golf + spa
  • Sonoran Desert adventures + excursions including The Grand Canyon + Sedona
  • Vibrant gastronomy cultural + Vegas-rivaling nightlife
  • 320+ days of sunshine per year, highly desirable winter destination
  • Annual nationally-attended events including MLB Spring Training, Pro Bowl, Barrett-Jackson Car Auction, NASCAR 500 + Phoenix Open Golf Tournament

What's new in Arizona

  • LA + Vegas-based décor rental companies have expanded to Phoenix, extending favorable pricing, product accessibility + trend-forward inventory
  • Downtown Phoenix continues its development, enticing city-wide conferences + large-scale events with a new crop of restaurants + vibrant arts district
  • Our resort repertoire continues to diversify with the 2016 opening of Andaz Scottsdale, The Camby Hotel + Mountain Shadows; Ritz-Carlton opening 2018
  • The nucleus of Scottsdale’s nightlife continues to grow with the expansion of The Entertainment District, offering new venues + A-list entertainers