August 4, 2016, North Dakota Tourism E-Newsletter
Keep up on the latest tourism industry news impacting North Dakota
- Get the latest North Dakota travel conditions here.
- Average hotel prices in Dickinson, Williston and Minot are down.
- Aquatic and Wellness Center now open in Killdeer.
Just like radio host Bobby Bones, we want to hearfrom you - testimonials, stats, growth, new and exciting news to share with other partners. Email your fun facts to Scooter Pursley at [email protected]. Here's something good:
- Visitation this spring and summer at Theodore Roosevelt National Park is up 35% and visitation to Fort Union is up 22%.
- North Dakota Tourism Group Travel Marketing Director Deanne Cunningham reports that 69 tour groups visited North Dakota in June and July, pumping an estimated $1.4 million into the state's economy.
- Traffic to NDTourism is 4% higher than 2015, amounting to more than 25,000 additional visits to the site. Top visited pages include the 2016 ad campaign and event listings. So keep posting your events.
International Roundup 2017 will be in Bismarck May 3-5. For more than 20 years, Rocky Mountain International has hosted international buyers/tour operators who specialize in selling the Real America region. Roundup offers a chance to enhance the product base and knowledge of the region of North Dakota, South Dakota, Montana and Wyoming. There is an early registration discount, so take advantage and get your form submitted before August 15. Click here to register.
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America’s National Park Service turns 100 on August 25. North Dakota’s Theodore Roosevelt National Park will be featured on one of five quarters released this year as part of the America the Beautiful Quarters® Program. On August 25, the Centennial Celebration and Quarter Launch will get underway at the Painted Canyon Overlook inside Theodore Roosevelt National Park. Guest speakers will include Congressman Kevin Cramer, Senator John Hoeven, National Park Service Deputy Regional Director for the Midwest Region Patty Trap and author and historian Clay Jenkinson. The US Mint will release the newly designed Theodore Roosevelt National Park quarter following this event and a Pictorial Postmark commemorating the National Park Service Centennial will be available at the Medora Post Office from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Mountain Time.
North Dakota is out there! Join us as we continue to promote and showcase your destinations, attractions and events. Use the hashtag #ndlegendary on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.