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PIERRE, S.D. – The South Dakota Department of Tourism has been recognized by Travel Weekly for work created in 2017. The department was recently awarded a total of three Travel Weekly Magellan Awards.
PIERRE, S.D. – In an effort to continually market South Dakota as a travel destination and bring awareness to the state’s tourism offerings, the South Dakota Department of Tourism is bringing a scale model of Mount Rushmore National Memorial and a taste of South Dakota to Chicago.
PIERRE, S.D. – South Dakota was recently named the “Most Promising Destination” in the United States at a National Tourism Award Ceremony held by Tourism Media Group, an official partner of the China Travel Service Association.
PIERRE, S.D. – Thanks in part to a new peak season campaign, “Great Faces, Great Places,” the South Dakota Department of Tourism is expecting the launch of the peak tourist season this month to be another solid one for the state.
PIERRE, S.D. – The South Dakota Department of Tourism is aligning with the U.S. Travel Association, South Dakota communities, chambers of commerce and convention and visitors bureaus to celebrate National Travel and Tourism Week, May 6-12.
PIERRE, S.D. – The South Dakota Department of Tourism was recognized eight times during the 52nd ADDY Awards, an annual awards show hosted by the South Dakota Advertising Federation (SDAF). The winners were announced at the ADDY Awards ceremony, which was held Friday, Feb.
PIERRE, S.D. – The South Dakota Department of Tourism has recognized 141 businesses and organizations across 44 communities in South Dakota for their outstanding customer service.
PIERRE, SD – Gov. Dennis Daugaard and the South Dakota Department of Tourism presented awards to tourism industry members the evening of Thursday, January 18th at the 2018 Governor’s Conference on Tourism in Pierre.
Industry Attains Eight Straight Years of Growth
PIERRE, S.D. – The South Dakota tourism industry has once again posted an increase in visitation, visitor spending, and overall impact on the state’s economy in 2017. This marks eight straight years of economic growth.
PIERRE, S.D. –The Governor’s Tourism Advisory Board has selected its officers for 2018.
Ivan Sorbel* of Kyle was elected the board president during a meeting today in Pierre. Kristi Wagner of Whitewood was elected vice president.