Voices of Montana Tourism Announces New Director

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Media Contact – 406-539-1026 HELENA, MT – Voices of Montana Tourism announces Dax Schieffer as the new director to lead the organization as the united voice for Montana’s tourism stakeholders.  Schieffer joins Voices following an 18-year career at Big Sky Resort located in Southwest Montana. “I’m really excited to work with the […]

4th of July should be big weekend for Montana tourism

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   4th of July should be big weekend for Montana tourism   HELENA, MT – Nearly 42 million Americans will journey 50 miles or more from home during the Independence Day weekend, July 1-5. That’s the most since 2007. This according to the latest news from AAA which attributes the increase to rising […]

State of Film in Montana: 2014 economic impact study released

The Department of Commerce recently released an economic impact study on the state of the film industry in Montana.  Some of the report’s key findings: 1. In just six short years since the Montana Film Office committed to marketing Montana as a production-friendly, business savvy shooting location more than $103 million dollars in production expenditures and tourism […]

Tourism by the Numbers for 2014

Wondering how non-resident tourism to Montana performed in 2014?  The preliminary report suggests we did very well!! Here’s a snapshot: Montana Tourism by the Numbers for 2014 (preliminary). See the official press release, “UM Researchers Measure 2014 as Strong Year for Montana Tourism”at http://bit.ly/13XiJmu.

ITRR releases preliminary report for 2014

Last year was another strong one for tourism in Montana according to preliminary 2014 numbers gathered by the Institute for Tourism and Recreation Research at the University of Montana. Nearly 11 million nonresidents visited Montana and spent more than $3.9 billion in the Treasure State in 2014.  Other highlights from the report include: – Non-resident […]

Our Research webpage has been updated!

For the latest information and research on the economic impact of the Montana tourism industry, check out the recently updated Voices Research webpage: https://www.voicesoftourism.com/research/

Tourism among top Montana exports for 2013

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Media Contact: info@voicesoftourism.com; 406-431-7814   TOURISM AMONG TOP MONTANA EXPORTS FOR 2013 BOZEMAN, MT – The state released the 2013 Commodity Export Summary, May 29, at the annual Manufacturing and International Trade Day and tourism can be rated as a top state export. The University of Montana’s Institute for Tourism and Recreation Research estimates […]

Tourism by the Numbers for 2013

Wondering how non-resident tourism to Montana performed in 2013?  We did very well!! Here’s a snapshot: Montana Tourism by the Numbers for 2013   For more info on tourism’s performance in 2013, check out ITRR’s press release published March 12, 2014, “More Than 11 Million Nonresidents Visited Montana in 2013, Spent $3.6 Billion”