MEDIA ADVISORY - Idaho Travel Council to Meet May 8, 2012
Contact: Laurie McConnell Idaho Division of Tourism (208) 334-2470 ext. 2144 firstname.lastname@example.org
COEUR D’ALENE, Idaho—May 3, 2012—The Idaho Travel Council will meet at the Coeur d’Alene Resort in Coeur d’Alene, Idaho on May 8 beginning at 9:00 a.m. The Travel Council will meet prior to the start of the Idaho Conference on Recreation and Tourism which begins later that evening.
Items on the agenda include annual grant presentations as well as a report on Department of Commerce activities; Tourism Division budget update; a report on EMSI findings; and a presentation during lunch by RUF Strategic Solutions on Idaho Tourism visitor inquiries. Click here to view full agenda.
Growing Idaho’s economy by increasing visitor expenditures throughout the state to support Project 60 is the goal of the Idaho Travel Council and the Idaho Department of Commerce Division of Tourism Development.
The Idaho Travel Council is an eight-member, private-sector advisory board appointed by the Governor. Members include:
Region I: J.J. Jaeger, Coeur d’Alene Golf & Spa Resort
REGION II: Frances Conklin, Dog Bark Park Inn B&B
REGION III: John May, Owyhee Plaza Hotel
REGION IV: Diane Newman, Best Western Burley Inn & Convention Center
REGION V: Bill Code, Marriott Towne Place Suites
REGION VI: Courtney Ferguson, Yellowstone Bear World
REGION VII: Dick Andersen, Sun Valley Resort
AT-LARGE: Paul Norton, Silverwood Theme Park