Press/News Category Archives: Travel

Idaho Commerce Opens Applications for the 2023 Idaho Wild Rivers Grant Program

NEWS RELEASE:  For Immediate Release Contact: Laurie McConnellIdaho Commerce – Tourism Development208.287.0781laurie.mcconnell@tourism.idaho.gov Idaho Commerce Opens Applications for the 2023 Idaho Wild Rivers Grant Program BOISE, Idaho (December 6, 2022) — Idaho Commerce is accepting applications for the Idaho Wild Rivers Grant Program for the 2023 grant cycle. Applications must be submitted via the Department’s online portal by 4:00 p.m.

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2022 Governor’s Lifetime Achievement Award in Recreation and Tourism Presented to Richard Shaffer

MEDIA ALERT Contact: Laurie McConnellIdaho Tourism208.287.0781laurie.mcconnell@tourism.idaho.gov 2022 Governor’s Lifetime Achievement Award in Recreation and Tourism Presented to Richard Shaffer BOISE, Idaho (October 19, 2022) —Governor Brad Little presented the 2022 Governor’s Lifetime Achievement Award in Recreation and Tourism to Richard Shaffer yesterday during the Idaho Conference on Recreation and Tourism in Twin Falls. The Director of

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Idaho Travel Council Announces October Meeting

MEDIA ALERT Contact: Laurie McConnellIdaho Tourism208.287.0781laurie.mcconnell@tourism.idaho.gov Idaho Travel Council Announces October Meeting  BOISE, Idaho (October 7, 2022) —The Idaho Travel Council (ITC) will meet at the Fairfield Inn & Suites Twin Falls banquet room (1788 Washington St. N, Twin Falls, ID) on Monday, October 17, 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. (MST). The meeting agenda includes Idaho

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Idaho Conference on Recreation and Tourism Convenes in Twin Falls October 17-19

NEWS RELEASE:  For Immediate Release Contact: Laurie McConnellIdaho Tourism208.287.0781laurie.mcconnell@tourism.idaho.gov Idaho Conference on Recreation and Tourism Convenes in Twin Falls October 17-19 BOISE, Idaho (Tuesday, September 27) – The Idaho Conference on Recreation and Tourism (ICORT) will be held at the Herrett Center for Arts and Science on the College of Southern Idaho main campus October

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Idaho Travel Council Announces Annual Grant Awards

NEWS RELEASE:  For Immediate Release Contact: Matt BorudIdaho Tourism208.287.0772matt.borud@commerce.idaho.gov Idaho Travel Council Announces Annual Grant Awards Over $9.4 Million Awarded for Tourism Promotion BOISE, Idaho (July 29, 2022) During its meeting held in Pocatello this week, the Idaho Travel Council (ITC) granted $9,492,795 in tourism marketing funding to non-profit organizations through the Idaho Regional Travel

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Idaho Travel Council Announces July Meeting

Contact: Laurie McConnellIdaho Tourism208.287.0781laurie.mcconnell@tourism.idaho.gov Idaho Travel Council Announces July Meeting  BOISE, Idaho (July 21, 2022) —The Idaho Travel Council (ITC) will meet at the Fairfield Inn & Suites Pocatello, Bannock Conference Room (205 Via Venitio, Pocatello, ID) on Thursday, July 28, 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. and Friday, July 29, 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. (MDT).

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State Seeks Nominees for Recreation and Tourism Award

NEWS RELEASE:  For Immediate Release Contact: Laurie McConnellIdaho Tourism208.287.0781laurie.mcconnell@tourism.idaho.gov State Seeks Nominees for Recreation and Tourism Award Lifetime Achievement Award winner will be selected by the Governor BOISE, Idaho (July 5, 2022) –Nominations are now open for outstanding lifetime achievement in the fields of Idaho recreation and tourism. Idaho Governor Brad Little will select and

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Idaho Travel Council Announces May Meeting

MEDIA ALERT Contact: Laurie McConnellIdaho Tourism208.287.0781laurie.mcconnell@tourism.idaho.gov Idaho Travel Council Announces May Meeting  BOISE, Idaho (April 28, 2022) —The Idaho Travel Council (ITC) will meet in Garden City in The Riverside Hotel ballroom (2900 W. Chinden Blvd.) on Thursday, May 5, 8:45 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. and Friday, May 6, 9:00 a.m. to 4:20 p.m. (MDT). On

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Governor Little Appoints New Member to Idaho Travel Council

NEWS RELEASE:  For Immediate Release Contact: Laurie McConnellIdaho Commerce-Tourism Development208.287.0781laurie.mcconnell@tourism.idaho.gov Governor Little Appoints New Member to Idaho Travel CouncilThe Idaho Travel Council advises Idaho Commerce on tourism policy and grant awards BOISE, Idaho (April 26, 2022) — Governor Brad Little has appointed Tim Johnson to the Idaho Travel Council (ITC). He will represent Region 7

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Idaho Travel Council Announces March Meeting

MEDIA ALERT Contact: Laurie McConnellIdaho Tourism208.287.0781laurie.mcconnell@tourism.idaho.gov Idaho Travel Council Announces March Meeting  BOISE, Idaho (March 8, 2022) —The Idaho Travel Council (ITC) will meet virtually on Tuesday, March 15, 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. MST. In-person attendance is available at Idaho Commerce in the Sawtooth conference room (Joe R. Williams Building, 700 W. State Street, Boise).

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