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Governor Bullock Announces Investments in Montana Tourism Communities

Funding will strengthen Montana’s economy and tourism infrastructure

HELENA, Mont.– Governor Steve Bullock today announced $420,586 in funding for development and enhancement of tourism infrastructure in seven Montana communities.

Monday, October 24, 2016
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Governor Bullock Announces New Economic Investment at Whitefish Lake State Park

New Bicycle Campsites Strengthen Montana’s Growing Tourism Economy

HELENA, Mont. – Governor Bullock joined local Whitefish residents and representatives from the Montana Department of Commerce and Montana State Parks to cut the ribbon on a new economic investment at Whitefish Lake State Park. New bicycle touring campsites at State Parks like Whitefish Lake will strengthen Montana’s growing tourism economy.

Friday, September 30, 2016
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Department of Commerce Announces New Tourism Marketing Agency to Combine Services, Maximize Return on Investment

HELENA – Department of Commerce Director Meg O’Leary today announced the award of a new marketing agency contract for the state’s tourism promotion programs. The contract brings multiple services under a full-service agency to provide comprehensive and integrated marketing solutions.

Thursday, August 18, 2016
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Tourism Grant Program Opens for Fiscal Year 2017

HELENA – Applications have opened for the fiscal year 2017 cycle of the Tourism Grant Program at the Montana Office of Tourism and Business Development (MOTBD).

Thursday, July 7, 2016
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Lieutenant Governor Mike Cooney Presents Industry Awards at the 2016 Montana Governor¹s Conference on Tourism

Awards at the Governor's Conference on Tourism

The best of the best in Montana¹s tourism industry were honored at the 2016 Montana Tourism Awards Banquet as part of the annual Governor¹s Conference on Tourism held in Kalispell April 10-12. A record 500 conference attendees packed the ballroom at the Kalispell Hilton Garden Inn for the Academy Awards-style event honoring twenty nominees and five winners with great fanfare including a media presentation produced by the Montana Office of Tourism and Business Development. Special guest Montana Lieutenant Governor Mike Cooney attended the event to present awards and congratulate the winners, including Central Montana Tourism for Outstanding Grant Project, Livingston for Outstanding Film Community, Big Sky CVB for Outstanding Tourism Campaign, Red Lodge CVB for Gateway Community of the Year, Cycle Greater Yellowstone for Event of the Year and Jan Metzmaker for Tourism Ambassador.

Tuesday, May 10, 2016
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Hit the Road with Montana and Roadtrippers

New Partnership Highlights Road Trips in Montana

Monana Road Trips

HELENA – Montana is the perfect destination for all kinds of road trips. That’s the message the Montana Department of Commerce (DOC) is spreading to potential travelers worldwide through a partnership with Roadtrippers, an online resource for those seeking a unique travel experience.

Tuesday, April 19, 2016
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VisitMontana Instagram Account Reaches 109,000 Followers

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The Montana Office of Tourism and Business Development Instagram account, @VisitMontana, reached over 109,000 followers as of March 28, 2016. A year ago, the account had approximately 8,000 followers. That is a 1,150% increase in followers over the past 12 months.

Friday, March 25, 2016
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Montana Shot Feature Film "Certain Women" Earns Official Selection & World Premiere at 2016 Sundance Film Festival

Montana-made film Certain Women

Montana-made feature film Certain Women, which shot in Livingston, Mont. in March and April of this year, has received official selection to premiere at the 2016 Sundance Film Festival. Announced by the Sundance Institute Monday, Dec. 7, Certain Women is among only 15 feature films selected as festival premieres, “a showcase of world premieres of some of the most highly anticipated narrative films of the coming year.”

Friday, March 25, 2016
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Social Media Influencers to Promote Winter in Montana

Ski Lifts

This winter, Montana is inviting influential photographers and skiers to experience the winter product.

Thursday, March 24, 2016
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Registration for 2016 Governor’s Conference on Tourism and Recreation Open

Event to Be Held April 10–12 in Kalispell

Governor's Conference on Tourism Registration

HELENA – Registration has opened for the annual gathering of Montana’s tourism industry.

Friday, January 15, 2016
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