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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.
PIERRE, S.D. – The Governor’s Tourism Advisory Board has elected new officers for the coming year.
Ted Hustead* of Wall was elected board president during a meeting today in Pierre. Ivan Sorbel of Pine Ridge was elected vice president.
PIERRE, S.D. – The South Dakota Department of Tourism and the Missouri River Tourism Association are now accepting applications to fill seasonal positions for travel counselors and supervisors at the 10 Information Centers along Interstates 29 and 90.
PIERRE, S.D. –The South Dakota Department of Tourism will host the annual Governor’s Conference on Tourism, Jan. 19-21, 2016, in Pierre, S.D. The theme of the conference is “Be Monumental.”
PIERRE, S.D. – Recently compiled statistics show that the South Dakota visitor industry is continuing its positive momentum from the successful peak season through the fall months.