National Travel and Tourism Week will be celebrated across the nation May 3-11, 2014. It's a great occasion to shine the spotlight on North Dakota's travel industry and a timely one to showcase its importance. It's also a time to share some of the 125 reasons to LUV ND as we prepare for the state's 125th anniversary celebration.
Tourism in North Dakota creates jobs and revenue.
- In 2011, tourism expenditures in North Dakota totalled $3 billion
- 17.2 million people visited North Dakota in 2011
- Tourism generates $943 per household in state and local taxes
- Tourism employed more than 33,000 people in 2011, providing $629 million in wages and salaries
For more facts on North Dakota's travel industry, visit the Research page.
Celebrate Travel & Tourism Week Locally
Host or participate in Travel Rally Day on Tuesday, May 7
Use U.S. Travel's resources for planning and staging local activities.to help you spotlight the impact of travel in your community
Promote National Travel and Tourism Week through social networks. Here are few ideas to help promote it.