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”

Montana tourism completes another successful summer season

Helena, Mont. (Wed., Sept. 4, 2013) – Labor Day weekend has marked the end of another successful summer travel season in Montana and indications are that 2013 may very well surpass the record-breaking 2012 season. According to Smith Travel Research, Inc., Montana hotel occupancy exceeded the national average in June and July for the second […]

Guest Opinion: Changing Conversation About Montana’s Tourism Industry

From the May 21, 2013 edition of the Missoulian Guest column by SANDRA JOHNSON-THARES, MIKE SCHOLZ and RACENE FRIEDE If 2013 is like last year, Montanans can expect to welcome more than 5 million travelers this summer and close to 11 million throughout the full year. This is great news for thousands of small businesses […]

Tester Hosts Workshop On Tourism

From ABC Fox Montana May 17, 2013 On May 17, Senator Jon Tester hosted his 13th Annual Small Business Workshop in Bozeman. The focus was tourism in the state.

Tester Business Workshop Focuses on Tourism

From the May 18, 2013 edition of the Bozeman Daily Chronicle By Laura Lundquist Tourism may still play second fiddle to agriculture as Montana’s leading industry, but not for long if some of Montana’s small business owners have their say.