Thirty-three nominees for
The Governor’s Tourism Awards were recognized at this year’s conference. Congratulations
to this year’s winners:
- Legacy Award – Gary Knowles, Knowles Communications
- Rising Star Award – Scott Liegl, Wausau/Central Wisconsin Convention & Visitors Bureau
- Stewardship Award – Cave of the Mounds, Blue Mounds
- Service Excellence Award –Marcus Hotels & Resorts, Milwaukee
- Arts, Culture and Heritage – American Players Theatre, Spring Green
Governor’s Gala and Awards Celebration Photos
Coming soon! Photos from Tuesday’s closing dinner will be posted online for viewing
Save the Date: WIGCOT 2018
Mark your calendars and reserve your room for
WIGCOT 2018, March 11-13 at the Fox Cities Exhibition Center in Appleton.
Overnight accommodations can be arranged at the following hotels:
Radisson paper Valley Hotel
$134, flat rate
Copperleaf Boutique Hotel
$109, flat rate
Country Inn & Suites
$110, flat rate
$149, flat rate
The Department will release the 2016 economic impact of tourism
research report in conjunction with National Tourism Week (May 7-13). Stay
tuned for more information from your Regional Tourism Specialist and our public
Congratulations to Big Bay Town Park in La Pointe on its Travel
Green Wisconsin certification.
Grant information and applications are available online. Contact Grants
Coordinator Heidi Schultz with
Ready, Set, Go!
addition to our three new TV commercials, Travel Wisconsin’s summer and fall marketing
campaigns include radio spots, billboards, print ads, digital and social media,
and public relations outreach. Links to the TV spots can be found on the Travel Wisconsin YouTube page.
See our recent media coverage in the Travel
Wisconsin Media Room.