May 5, 2016, North Dakota Tourism E-Newsletter
Keep up on the latest tourism industry news from North Dakota
May 5, 2016 E-Newsletter
- Part of TR Park North Unit scenic drive under construction
- TR Park North Unit Visitor Center: Trailers at the park entrance serve as a temporary contact station for visitors to the North Unit. Park information, informal presentations, restroom and gift shop are all available.
- Expect a couple of delays on I-94 due to construction
Gov. Jack Dalrymple and the North Dakota Tourism Division, in partnership with AAA of North Dakota and North Dakota Council on the Arts, are kicking off the 2016 Governor’s Photo Contest. All North Dakota photographers are encouraged to submit photos that capture the unique things to see and do in the state. Deadline for entry is August 31, 2016. Photographers can submit photos to one or more of the following categories: Adventure and Recreation, Places to Visit, Events, People, Scenery and Wildlife. One winner will be selected in each contest category and a $200 cash prize will be awarded to the photographer of each selected photo. Additional honorable mentions may be selected in each category, with photographers receiving $50 and North Dakota Legendary merchandise. A Best of Show photo will be selected from the winning photographs and the photographer will receive an additional $300 cash prize and a free, one-year basic membership to AAA. Click here for more information.
The only thing better than taking a vacation - whether it's in your own backyard, the next city over or on the other side of the state - is finding a great deal to make it worthwhile. North Dakota Tourism encourages you to use partner access to add your deal to the website. Your listing will appear on our Deals page where visitors will find bargains that may lead to an extra day in area and an extra nights in a hotel, motel or lodge.
If you aren’t using NDtourism.com to list your community events, you’re passing up on free publicity and potential visitation. The events page is the second-most visited page on the website with an average of 5,150 clicks per month. Plus, the events entered on the site feed into advertising, an online events guide, monthly press releases, social media posts, home page features, radio interviews and more. Take the time to manage your events through Partner Access at: https://partners.ndtourism.com/user/login/. If you snooze, you might lose.