noting an attraction or event that people are willing to travel a long distance to get to, either because it is very good or distinctive or because it is located in a popular and interesting place: destination restaurants and resorts;a destination wedding in the Caribbean.
Origin: 1350–1400;Middle English < Latindēstinātiōn- (stem of dēstinātiō) an establishing, purpose, equivalent to dēstināt(us) (past participle of dēstināre; see destine) + -iōn--ion
1598, "act of appointing," from L. destinationem (nom. destinatio), from destinare "determine, appoint, choose, make firm or fast," from de- "completely, formally" + -stinare, related to stare "to stand," from PIE base *sta- "to stand" (see stet). Modern sense (1787) is from
place of destination, where one is "destined" to go.