Wyoming Travel Industry Coalition ENewsletter - May 3, 2018

 

 

Industry To Discuss Alternate Tourism Funding

For more than a year the Wyoming Lodging and Restaurant Association, the Wyoming Travel Industry Coalition and the Wyoming Tourism Board met to discuss a long term, sustainable and competitive funding source for Wyoming’s statewide marketing program. The Wyoming Office of Tourism is funded entirely by the state’s general fund and is susceptible to the ups and downs of the states economy and the election every two years.

 

 
A Message from WTIC Director Chris Brown

Welcome to the first WTIC e-newsletter of 2018 and thank you so very much for your membership within our association. The mission of the Wyoming Travel Industry Coalition is to increase the economic impact of the travel industry in Wyoming, to provide resources for training, communication, and education and to act as the voice for the tourism industry on legislative and government issues affecting the industry.

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Wyoming Travel Industry Coalition
Notice of Annual Meeting and Board Meeting
Tuesday, May 15, 2018 at 2:30 pm via telephone conference call
Call in number 307-766-1240 passcode 8816

The WTIC Annual Meeting includes a look at the associations’ tourism industry related activities from the past year and outlines planned projects for the coming year. Participants from across Wyoming report on the state of tourism in their area. New board members are elected for three-year terms and following the Annual Meeting current board members hold a brief meeting, which all are welcome to attend.

According to the by-laws, board members must represent an organization or corporation and have a letter from the Chair or President of the organization nominating them. If you are not on the board, and wish to be nominated, please email Chris Brown at chris@wyotravel.org or send nomination letters to PO Box 1003, Cheyenne, Wyoming, 82003.

We look forward to having you on our annual call!

 

There is still 3 weeks to file and run for the legislature!

Wyoming is extremely fortunate to have a citizen legislature. What that means is that, when not participating in the legislature, the 60 members in the Wyoming House of Representatives and the 30 members in the Wyoming Senate are all working citizens within our communities.

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WYOMING RELEASES 2017 TRAVEL ECONOMIC IMPACT NUMBERS: TRAVELER SPENDING AND VISITOR VOLUME SAW INCREASES

Click here to view economic impact numbers

 

 

National Travel + Tourism Week Celebrates

35 Years

 

Next weekkicks off the 35th anniversary of National Travel and Tourism Week (NTTW), with travel, tourism and hospitality partners across the U.S. coming together to celebrate this important industry and economic driver. Join us as we celebrate NTTW May 6-12, 2018 and help showcase the importance of tourism in Wyoming. There's still time to join the celebration and WOT invites you to utilize this toolkit- complete with the latest numbers, statistics and graphics - to celebrate NTTW.

 

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Chris Brown, Executive Director l 307.634.8816, chris@wyotravel.org
Copyright 2017 Wyoming Travel Industry Coalition

About WTIC

Wyoming Travel Industry Coalition’s mission is to increase the economic impact of the travel industry in Wyoming, provide resources for training, communication, education and acts as one voice for the tourism industry on legislative and government issues affecting the industry.

The Wyoming Travel Industry Coalition represents 75 organizations and related companies such as industry trade associations, chambers of commerce, lodging tax boards, events and attractions.




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