Montana Update

eNewsletter for the Montana Tourism Industry | May 2010


Table of Contents
Celebrate National Tourism Week - May 8-16
Montana Campaign Makes Headlines
Tourism Award Winners Honored at Conference
2010 MT Tourism Conference Presentations Online
Montana Dinosaur Trail Hosts Over 260,000 Visitors
"Endless Feast" Whitefish Episode Airs on PBS Nationwide
Montana's Roadside Geology
Happy 100th Birthday Glacier - May 11
Film Office Wins Marketing Awards
Calendar of Events
Celebrate National Tourism Week - May 8-16

 

This is a good opportunity for the travel and recreation industry in Montana to promote tourism's important role in Montana's economy.
National Travel and Touism Week

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Montana Campaign Makes Headlines

 

Reports continue to pour in about the Montana Office of Tourism campaigns in Seattle, Chicago, and Minneapolis/St. Paul.
Chicago Bus Wrap

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Tourism Award Winners Honored at Conference

 

Four statewide tourism award winners were honored for their achievements by the Montana Tourism and Recreation Industry at the 2010 Montana Governor’s Conference.
Tourism Person of the Year

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2010 MT Tourism Conference Presentations Online

 

Presentations as well as Attendee and Sponsor and Exhibitor lists are now available online.
 MT Governors Conference

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Montana Dinosaur Trail Hosts Over 260,000 Visitors

 

The Montana Dinosaur Trail’s fifteen facilities counted over 263,000 visitors in 2009, the 5th anniversary of the promotion highlighting eastern and central Montana’s unique dinosaur exhibits and field dig activities.
 Fossil

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"Endless Feast" Whitefish Episode Airs on PBS Nationwide

 

The episode will air on Montana PBS on May 17 at 9:30 pm.
 Endless Feast

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Montana's Roadside Geology

 

As part of the Governor and First Lady’s Math and Science Initiative, the new Explore Montana’s Roadside Geology brochure is now available.
Explore Montana's Roadside Geology

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Happy 100th Birthday Glacier - May 11

 

The public is invited to the park’s rededication event on Tuesday, May 11, 2010 at 10:30 a.m.
Glacier National Park Centennial

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Film Office Wins Marketing Awards

 

The Montana Film Office won several AFCI awards for their marketing initiatives at the Locations Trade Show in Santa Monica, CA.
Association of Film Commisoners International

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Calendar of Events

 

Montana Office of Tourism-related events for May and June.

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For all of the latest Montana tourism industry information log on to:  travelmontana.mt.gov

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