National Travel + Tourism Week is May 5-13

Wednesday, May 2, 2012 1:42 PM by Andrea Mensink

Celebrate your industry and contribution to the community!
We will be unveiling the 2012 Pierce County Tourism Ambassadors next week as part of National Travel + Tourism Week. The Ambassadors showcase the many faces of tourism in our county and will be a part of the Why Tourism Matters campaign.
Who should participate: restaurants, retailers, hotels, meeting + event venues, attractions, tourism services and more. This celebration is for every TRCVB member!

Why you should participate: You and your business are an integral component to the community and tourism industry. Tourism supports 10,060 jobs and generates $68.8 million dollars in tax receipts in Pierce County. You are a part of this important economic driver. Show locals why your business and tourism matters!

How to participate: We will be unveiling 1-2 new Tourism Ambassadors a day next week via email. These emails will include a special ad that you can print and display in your business for team members and customers see. We will also be welcoming an Amtrak train of visitors on Friday, May 11 around 10:56 a.m. and 7:11 p.m.. Join us in welcoming the passengers! (more details coming next week)

For more information on the Pierce County Tourism Ambassadors, please contact Andrea at [253] 284-3268 or
Author: Andrea Mensink


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