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Department of Commerce Recruiting for New Tribal Tourism Position

HELENA, Mont. – The Department of Commerce is expanding its program to develop and promote authentic and culturally appropriate tourism in Montana’s Indian Country by creating a new Tribal Tourism Officer position.

Wednesday, February 14, 2018

Public Invited to Nominate Candidates for Montana Tourism Awards

Nominations Will Be Accepted Online Through Friday, Feb. 2

HELENA, Mont. – The Department of Commerce is asking for the public’s help to recognize the best events, people, places and projects representing Montana’s tourism and recreation industry.

Friday, January 26, 2018
Categories: Market MTTourism

Governor Bullock Announces Grants to Strengthen Tourism in 27 Communities

The grant funds will support $1.8 million of investments into infrastructure and marketing projects.

Fort Peck, Montana

HELENA, Mont. - Governor Steve Bullock today announced $750,000 in grants to develop and enhance tourism and recreation in 27 Montana communities across the state. The grant funds will support $1.8 million of investments into infrastructure and marketing projects.

Friday, January 19, 2018

Commerce, Olympic Hopeful to Promote Montana with 360-Degree Live Video

Join Maggie Voisin Friday as she Skis Whitefish Mountain Resort

HELENA, Mont. – The Department of Commerce on Friday will continue its winter tourism marketing campaign with a Facebook Live event to be shot in 360-degree video for the first time ever.

Thursday, December 28, 2017
Categories: Market MTTourism

Winter Tourism Campaign Brings Montana Moments to New Audience

HELENA, Mont. – As the weather shifts to cooler temperatures, the Department of Commerce is shifting its tourism marketing campaign to attract a different kind of visitor to Montana this winter.

Tuesday, November 21, 2017
Categories: Market MTTourism

Governor Bullock Launches Effort to Help Businesses and Communities Impacted by Wildfires

Bullock launches ‘Montana Business Disaster Recovery’ at

Seeley Lake, Montana (credit: Juan de Santa Anna)

Governor Steve Bullock today announced a collaborative effort across state government to help Montana businesses and communities impacted by wildfires access state resources to help minimize the economic impact.

Thursday, September 21, 2017

Popular 'Get Lost' Logo Now Available for Montana Businesses to Use

Good news for people who love to share their pride in Montana: The “Get Lost” logo is now available for Montana businesses to use through a license agreement with the Department of Commerce.

Thursday, September 7, 2017
Categories: Market MTTourism

Montana Is Open for Business

Travel Counselors, Live Chats and Website Provide Updates and Status of Wildfires to Assist Visitors

August 2017 on Flathead Lake

HELENA, Mont. – A great majority of Montana travelers are lured by the state’s 93 million acres of spectacular unspoiled nature. Due to the state’s diverse landscape and weather, wildfires happen as a natural part of Montana’s ecology. Sometimes a fire occurs near a popular destination, but there’s no reason to let it stop you from enjoying your Montana experience.

Friday, August 18, 2017
Categories: Market MTTourism

Made in Montana Business Leverages Tourism to Grow

Jelt Expands Distribution into Yellowstone National Park

HELENA, Mont. – An innovative small business in Bozeman is expanding its market by distributing inside Yellowstone National Park, where more than 5.5 million visitors could be potential customers.

Wednesday, July 26, 2017

Horse Racing Season Continues with Targeted Ad Campaign by Department of Commerce

Marketing Campaign Aims to Bring More Visitors to Great Falls for Races

HELENA, Mont. – A digital marketing campaign by the Montana Department of Commerce is focused on bringing out-of-state visitors to Great Falls for July horse racing events.

Friday, July 21, 2017
Categories: Market MTTourism

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