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Tourism Group Formed to Support State Marketing Efforts

From the Feb. 13, 2012 edition of the Billings Gazette By Lorna Thackeray Each year, Montana hosts more than 10 times its population in out-of-state visitors. They drop about $2.4 billion on everything from hotel rooms to gambling and send a ripple through the economy that affects everything from sales at the mall to insurance […]

Executive Order to Increase Overseas Tourism a Plus for Montana

Aired on Beartooth NBC on 1/23/2012 by Kristin Price President Obama recently signed an executive order to increase travel and tourism across the United States. New initiatives aim to speed up the time it takes to process a visa, encouraging more foreign travel. The Executive Director of the Montana Lodging and Hospitality Association, Stuart Doggett, […]

Travel and Tourism Discussed at Fairmont Hot Springs

Education was the basis for the Montana Lodging and Hospitality Association’s new tourism public relations initiative that was unveiled at a conference at Fairmont Hot Springs Monday afternoon. Economist Patrick Barkey told conference attendees that travel and tourism is a lead industry for the Treasure State. That’s why the executive director of the Montana Lodging […]

The Economic Importance of Montana Tourism

The Montana Lodging and Hospitality Association’s Fall tourism conference took place Oct. 23-25 at the Fairmont Hot Springs. In this feature interview with Edward O’Brien, Association executive director, Stuart Doggett, discusses a new campaign designed raise awareness about the economic importance of Montana’s tourism industry. Hear the evening feature story on Montana Public Radio. Aired on […]