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Travel Wyoming Trip Planner Resources for DMOs
Travelers have a new way to plan their trip to Wyoming and you and your local businesses have a new way to be discovered. The Travel Wyoming Trip Planner tool helps visitors discover what to do in Wyoming – whether they’re planning six months ahead or they’re just six miles away The easy-to-use tool, available on TravelWyoming.com or in the app store, makes finding places to stay, restaurants, activities and so much more easier to find.
Wyoming Office of Tourism wins HSMAI Adrian awards.
The Wyoming Office of Tourism’s WY Responsibly campaign took home the gold and platinum HSMAI Adrian awards in the corporate responsibility category at this year. To add to the celebration the Yellowstone flooding recovery efforts received a silver award as well.
Update Your Business Listing for 2023
Do you have a new address? Or maybe a new experience at your location. Don’t forget to add it into your listing and update your events.
Governor’s Convention Recap
Thanks to everyone that braved the weather to attend the 2023 Wyoming Governor’s Hospitality and Tourism Convention. This year’s convention brought many new additions including the Educational Foundation’s ProStart Competition, new branding and a fresh schedule.
Industry Resources to Help Celebrate 307 Day Now Available
Join us in celebrating all things Wyoming on 307 Day. On March 7, we encourage you to share your love for our communities, local businesses, outdoor spaces and attractions that make Wyoming so special.
Happy National Plan for Vacation Day!
National Plan for Vacation Day (NPVD) is a day to encourage Americans to plan their vacation days for the whole year at the start of the year—and inspire them to use those days to explore the USA. NPVD highlights the importance of taking time off to travel—both for personal wellbeing and for the overall economic prosperity of our nation.
Wyoming Governor’s Hospitality & Tourism Convention Update
Wyoming Governor’s Conference is now officially Wyoming Governor’s Hospitality and Tourism CONVENTION . We’re enhancing the content, the speakers and the look.
Happy Holidays from the Wyoming Office of Tourism!
We hope you have a safe and wonderful Christmas and a Happy New Year with family and friends. To help spread the holiday cheer, we’d like to share a few highlights from this past year: We’d also like to thank you all for your continuous support and for making this year so special.Cheers to a successful 2022, as we ring in another spectacular year of tourism for Wyoming in 2023.
Announcing the Destination Development Program
The Wyoming Office of Tourism unveiled the Destination Development Program to DMO’s and Lodging Tax Boards on December 15. The Destination Development program is the latest installment to help Wyoming destinations develop their communities to be visitor-ready and to have the capacity to leverage the visitor economy.
Mark Your Calendars: 2023 Governor’s & Hospitality & Tourism Convention
Register to join us in Cheyenne on January 29-31, 2023. Registration for the 2023 Governor’s Hospitality & Tourism Convention is now open!This year’s convention has a fresh look and an exciting addition.
Case Study with Madden Media
WOT’s website improves the chances of your listing and event information being found on search engines results. Specifically, partners are more likely to be found on Google Search Results Pages, if they have a listing or event in the WOT Partner Portal.In this case study we discovered the following: Since January 1, 2022, travelwyoming.com has generated over 75,000 organic sessions for partners Over 1,200 queries showing up on the first page of Google within the past 3 months Visibility on Google means increasing visibility for your destination Helpful Hints: Partners that saw the most benefit had descriptive images with alt text, helpful descriptions, and links to social media platforms Upload your events through the Partner Portal to qualify for Google’s Event Rich Snippets and voice search.
New Customized County Reporting Dashboards – Now Available
Wyoming Office of Tourism provides industry partners with a summary of each county’s key metrics to inform stakeholders of the overall impact of tourism on our economy. The insights within the Quarterly Report give an overview of where we are today and where we are heading to efficiently and effectively guide organizations to steward powerful, data-led decision-making toward a better visitor experience and resident quality of life.
Save the Date for the 2023 Governor’s Hospitality & Tourism Conference
The conference will be held January 29th – 31st, 2023Keep your eye on big changes coming for 2023! VISIT CONFERENCE WEBSITE
Wyoming Named Best State to Work in Hospitality
HotelTechReport, a hotel software company, released a new study highlighting the best state to work in hospitality, with Wyoming named #1. HotelTechReport analyzed official data from the US Bureau of Labor Statistics on employment, salaries, and vacancies in all hospitality jobs across the 50 states to see which state was best for working in hospitality. 71754
Media & Press Summary: August 2022
Please note the ‘Top Media Placements’ and ‘Earned Media’ include coverage that is a direct result of the Wyoming Office of Tourism’s (WOT) efforts, while “Wyoming in the News” is coverage that cannot be directly tracked back to the PR program. 71740
New U.S Travel Association’s Dashboards
U.S. Travel members have access to the exclusive Recovery and Growth Insights Dashboard, the most comprehensive and centralized source for high-frequency intelligence on the U.S.
Wyoming Office of Tourism Communications team updates and promotions
Piper Singer Cunningham was promoted to Communications Sr. Manager. She will strategically plan, develop and execute all communications initiatives for WOT through media relationships, leveraging content, and leading a creative team.
WOT Wins Mercury Award at 2022 ESTO Conference
The Wyoming Office of Tourism won the Mercury Award for Community Building at this year’s ESTO conference. The award was awarded to WOT for building the WY Responsibly campaign as a vital resource for distributing information related to COVID-19, supporting local communities and businesses and spreading sustainable travel messaging.
Order your 150th Birthday T-Shirt today!
March 1st, 2022 marks the 150th Anniversary of the establishment of Yellowstone as the first national park. Join in the 150th Birthday spirit with a commemorative t-shirt.
Brand USA Travel Week
During December 7th and 8th, Jim Wollenburg and James Scoon met with a number of Tour Operators and travel companies from Japan, South Korea, India, and Australia. Totaling 24 pre-scheduled appointments, our office was able to connect with representatives from these markets and spread the greatness that is Wyoming.
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