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PIERRE, S.D. – Winners of the 2016 Mercury Awards were announced during the U.S. Travel Association’s annual ESTO conference, held Aug. 27-30. The South Dakota Department of Tourism was presented the award for Best Print Advertising.
PIERRE, S.D. – The South Dakota Department of Tourism has been awarded a Bronze Telly Award for work done in conjunction with Brand USA.
PIERRE, S.D. – South Dakota is one of only 12 states in America that has just one area code. The Department of Tourism is capitalizing on this by celebrating what is called ‘605 Day’ on June 5, 2016 (6/05) and is asking residents and visitors alike to join in the celebration.
PIERRE, S.D. – The South Dakota Department of Tourism has launched a social media campaign encouraging travelers to “find their great place” in South Dakota while on vacation.
PIERRE, S.D. – National Travel & Tourism Week will be celebrated nationwide May 1-7. The week is a salute to travel and tourism in America, and a celebration of what travel means to American jobs, economic growth and personal well-being.
PIERRE, S.D. – The South Dakota Department of Tourism launched its 2016 summer marketing campaign in April, and all elements – from digital and social media to television and print – are in place and attracting potential visitors from the state’s key markets and across the country.
PIERRE, S.D. – Department of Tourism Secretary James Hagen announced today the selection of Patrick Baker as the next executive director of the South Dakota Arts Council (SDAC).
PIERRE, S.D. – Gov. Dennis Daugaard and the South Dakota Department of Tourism presented awards to top visitor industry leaders Thursday evening at the 2015 Governor’s Conference on Tourism in Pierre.
South Dakota’s Visitor Industry Sets All-Time Records for Visitor Spending and Economic Growth in 2015
PIERRE, S.D. – Record visitor spending in 2015 translates into the largest impact South Dakota’s economy has ever seen from the visitor industry.