Welcome to the North Dakota Tourism Division industry site - proudly serving the more than 2,800 businesses and destination marketing organizations in North Dakota. Here you'll find partner resources, the latest research, cooperative marketing information and more. For information related to the COVID-19 pandemic, click here.

New Fact Sheets Available

  • Tourism diversifies North Dakota’s economy. Click here for the details. 
  • Tourism marketing elevates North Dakota image. Click here to see the research.

Research, Reports and Stats

The annual Tourism Marketing Summit was held in conjunction with the 2020 Main Street Summit, Oct. 6-7. The Tourism Division presented research from the 2020 Image Study in a session called Destination Data: How Awareness Impacts Economy and a session reporting marketing changes and successes in 2020, as well as the vision for the 2021 marketing plan. Click here for that Tourism Marketing Summit presentation.

Tourism Travel Industry

The North Dakota travel and tourism industry is made up of more than 2,800 businesses and 42,000 jobs across all counties of North Dakota. From airports to restaurants, fishing guide services to on-stage entertainment, travel in North Dakota generates more than $3 billion in traveler spending. 

The team at North Dakota Tourism is always seeking ways to support and reinforce the work done by our partners in communities.

Click here to see how we can serve you!

If you have a question, or an upcoming conference or event interested in the travel and tourism industry, please contact us. Click here to view a list of the Tourism and Marketing Staff.

Tourism Planning Grant

The Department of Commerce tourism planning grants will support entities developing a major attraction in North Dakota with the goal of diversifying the state’s economy and supporting healthy and vibrant communities.  

Application period is now closed.

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