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Partner Testimonials

“Destination Door County has been invaluable for our new business. They were one of our first contacts when we started Grasse’s Grill and are a tremendous marketing, networking, and business support liaison. From bringing journalists to our business, helping us find quality staff, helping set up our in-line web page, to the friendly, knowledgeable staff, this partnership has been one that we truly enjoy and gives meaning to the Door County business community.” 

Jimmy and Jessica Grasse, Grasse’s Grill (Sister Bay)

“I consistently hear my guests found me through the DDC website and marketing materials. DDC not only serves my business, it serves my guests, which means they happily return year after year.”

– Kathy Westover, Baileys on the Rocks Cottages (Baileys Harbor)

“As a small organization, we remain ever grateful to have such a vibrant and impressive visitor center to carry the DC “banner” to a much wider audience than any of us could do alone! They are amazing!

– Bonnie Hartman, Miller Art Museum (Sturgeon Bay)

“After we opened the Island Orchard Cider Tasting Room, the first organization we joined was DDC. They offered us great exposure to the public through their print publications and website. Plus, the DDCstaff is consistently friendly while helping us expand how we can reach out to visitors. In addition, our business, we appreciate their marketing of Door County in the Midwest along with bringing in national publications.” 

– Yannique Purman, Island Orchard Cider (Ellison Bay)

“The DDC is the leading marketing organization for Door County. The customer base their website and travel guide reaches directly impacts our business. Membership in the DCVB is an integral part of our business.” 

Emily Pitchford, The Alpine Resort (Egg Harbor)

“The staff at Destination Door County has always been a great resource to me. They are accessible, knowledgeable, and friendly. They love their jobs—and it shows!”

– Rachel Willems, CTA, Director of Operations & Marketing, Bay Breeze Resort (Ephraim)

“DDC is the single most important marketing vehicle for all Door County business. Professional staff and active board participation drives a dynamic marketing program for sustainable tourism in Door County.” 

Paul Regnier, Door County Nature and Travel (Baileys Harbor)

“The Lautenbach family has enjoyed working with DDC over the years…we feel it has been a great resource and that the wonderful referrals are an integral part of Orchard Country’s success!” 

Carrie Lautenbach-Viste, Lautenbach’s Orchard Country Winery & Market (Fish Creek)

“DDC provides a priceless resource of knowledge and expertise in our common goal: to preserve Door County’s beauty and to bring people here for generations to come.” 

Sara Zacek, Community General Manager, Thunderhill Estates (Sturgeon Bay)

“The resources of the Door County Visitor Bureau extends the overall reach of my business to a larger market. This has been extremely beneficial to me. Secondly, support of the organization whose mission it is to represent all Door County Businesses is pivotal in the sustainability of our area.” 

– JJ Malvitz, JJ’s Guide Service (Southern Door)

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