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2016 Fall Hospitality and Tourism Summit Gathers in the Shadow of the Tetons

Last week more than 100 Wyoming Hospitality and Tourism leaders from across the state gathered at Jackson Lake Lodge for our industry’s annual Fall Hospitality and Tourism Summit. The event was co-sponsored by the Wyoming Lodging and Restaurant Association and the Wyoming Travel Industry CoalitionRead more >>

Legislative Update

The Wyoming Travel Industry Coalition is taking positions on numerous legislative initiatives currently being considered. As the January 10, 2017 Legislative General Session approached, many more bills will be introduced. Your association monitors everything related to Wyoming politics daily. Check below to read about what the WTIC is currently engaged with.             Read More »

Is Your Business Ready for the 2017 Eclipse?

Numerous Wyoming cities and towns have been identified as prime locations to view the August 21, 2017 total solar eclipse. Is your business prepared for the influx of visitors that will come to our state for this rare event? On Tuesday, October 11, 2016 the Wyoming Eclipse Festival team is hosting an informative meeting for businesses to gain valuable insight into best practices on how to plan for the large crowds that are anticipated for this amazing event. Read More »

Grand Teton Lodge Company Donates to Grand Teton National Park Foundation

The Wyoming Travel Industry Coalition sincerely thanks Grand Teton Lodge Company for graciously donating $50.00 per room night from last week's Fall Hospitality and Tourism Summit to the Grand Teton National Park Foundation. In celebration of the National Park Service Centennial, GTLC's generous donation totaled $10,000.00. Please join us in thanking Grand Teton Lodge Company for their thoughtful and impactful contribution to one of Wyoming's most beautiful and important natural assets.

Wyoming Tourism Wins Award for Best Website and Most Creative Project Ideas!

The Wyoming Office of Tourism (WOT) was recently honored with two nationally recognized awards., which is WOT's new website, won the "2016 Outstanding Website Award" for travel websites given by the Web Marketing Association (WMA). In addition, WOT's very popular sticker program won a "WOW Award" for Most Creative Idea given by Destination Marketing Association International (DMAI).  Read More »

7th Annual WLRA Golf Classic is Biggest Yet!

The 7th annual WLRA Golf Classic took place last week at the beautiful Jackson Hole Golf and Tennis Club with a record 94 participants. The cooler and sometimes wet weather could not dampen the enthusiasm of our generous attendees. Please join the WLRA in congratulating this year's winning team consisting of Kurt Harland, John Yeamans, Gary Yancy, John Johnson and Tim Harland. This highly anticipated annual event has continued to grow every year and is a fundraiser that benefits the WLRA and the WLRA Education Foundation. As Tim Harland noted "You've got to buy the string if you want to win the bling!" Thank you Tim and all of our attendees that made this year's event a tremendous success!  Read More »