Idaho Travel Council to Meet August 2-3 Summer Meeting and Grant Awards to be held in Victor
BOISE, Idaho--The Idaho Travel Council will hold its annual summer meeting and grant awards on Thursday and Friday, August 2-3, at Teton Springs Lodge & Spa in Victor.
Thursday’s agenda includes discussion on the Idaho Department of Commerce Division of Tourism’s strategic plan and budget, new Main Street program, Brand USA/international marketing and Drake Cooper agency updates. Additional presentations and discussion topics will include digital marketing for the Yellowstone Teton Territory, the Greater Yellowstone Geotourism program, Linx Pilot Transit and City Pass. Click here for the full meeting agenda.
Friday morning, the Idaho Travel Council (ITC) will award $3.2 million dollars in grants to encourage travel and tourism. Created in 1981, the Idaho Regional Travel and Convention Grant Program is funded through a two percent lodging tax collected by Idaho hotels, motels, and private campgrounds on the sale of rooms and camping sites. For more information on the ITC Grant Program, click here.
As always, the public is invited to attend the Idaho Travel Council meeting.
Growing Idaho’s economy by increasing visitor expenditures throughout the state is the goal of the Idaho Travel Council and the Division of Tourism. The Idaho Travel Council is an eight-member, private-sector advisory board appointed by the Governor. Members include:
REGION I: J.J. Jaeger, Vice Chair, Coeur d’Alene Resort on the Lake
REGION II: Frances Conklin, Chair, Dog Bark Park Inn B&B
REGION III: John May, Owyhee Plaza
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
Contact: Laurie McConnell
Idaho Division of Tourism
(208) 334-2470 ext. 2144