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68th Montana Legislative Session, Jan-April, 2023

Legislative Resources Montana’s citizen legislature will convene January 2023, follow along with these resources to follow and respond to issues critical to travel and tourism for Montana. Montana Travel Association Tourism Matters to Montana Montana Lodging and Hospitality Association   Montana Legislative Services Division   ELECTIONS & VOTER SERVICES The Elections Division is a highly engaged […]

Guest View – Tourism Benefits Montana

Tourism Benefits Montana Response Op Ed Published in Missoulian, Dec. 23, 2022   I was dismayed to read the eloquent, yet misguided editorial by George Ochenski titled Time to stop promoting Montana this week while visiting Eastern Montana to listen and learn about the challenges facing many rural communities.    I’m reminded when I travel […]

Montana Chamber of Commerce – Convergence, May 11-12

INAUGURAL CONVERGENCE A CELEBRATION FOR NATIONAL TRAVEL & TOURISM WEEK To recognize Tourism as one of our state’s leading industries, the Montana Chamber of Commerce will celebrate #NTTW, and tourism’s intersection with the film and outdoor recreation industries as vehicles to harness the power of place, #TheLastBestPlace, as an economic driver at our Inaugural ‘Convergence” event […]

Advocates Pushing for more tourism promotion in Eastern MT

Story appeared at KTVQ, Billings Q2, October 26, 2022 View video and story here. Tourism has come back better in Montana than the rest of the country, according to Montana Lodging and Hospitality Association (MLHA). The association wants to make sure the Legislature allocates enough of the bed tax money to go toward marketing Billings […]

Value the Visitor Presentation and Data Trends, Fall 2022

Value of the Visitor as presented in Billings, Great Falls, Bozeman, Kalispell/Whitefish, Missoula, Butte, and Helena Jobs, Community, Economy – Tourism is a leading industry for Montana strengthening small businesses and supporting thousands of jobs. Voices of Montana Tourism hosts annual community presentations bringing together stakeholders and legislative candidates to provide education on the value […]

Flathead Legislator Education Forum Webinar

Value of Tourism for the Flathead and Montana – Event was September 28 Jobs, Community, Economy – Tourism is a leading industry for Montana strengthening small businesses and supporting thousands of jobs. While Covid19 has been a great disrupter for the global economy, now is the time to consider how tourism will be part of […]

Missoula Legislator Education Forum Webinar

Value of Tourism for Missoula and Montana – Event was September 25, 2020 Jobs, Community, Economy – Tourism is a leading industry for Montana strengthening small businesses and supporting thousands of jobs. While Covid19 has been a great disrupter for the global economy, now is the time to consider how tourism will be part of […]

Great Falls Legislator Education Forum Webinar

Value of Tourism for Great Falls and Montana – Event October 7, 2020 Jobs, Community, Economy – Tourism is a leading industry for Montana strengthening small businesses and supporting thousands of jobs. While Covid19 has been a great disrupter for the global economy, now is the time to consider how tourism will be part of […]

Butte Legislator Education Forum Webinar

Value of Tourism for Butte and Montana – Event October 14, 2020 Jobs, Community, Economy – Tourism is a leading industry for Montana strengthening small businesses and supporting thousands of jobs. While Covid19 has been a great disrupter for the global economy, now is the time to consider how tourism will be part of Montana’s story […]