Alabama tourism workshop held in Troy


first_img Remember America’s heroes on Memorial Day By The Penny Hoarder Latest Stories Plans underway for historic Pike County celebration Pike County Sheriff’s Office offering community child ID kits Published 11:00 pm Thursday, October 17, 2013 “We also partner with other states to invite tourists to come to the South,” Brennan said. “There is a lot of interest in the South and, we can benefit by partnering with other Southern states with our advertising.Brennan said website partnerships range from the Deep South website which features Alabama, Georgia, Tennessee, Mississippi and Louisiana to Discover America which showcases the nation.Alabama also courts the international tourism market, with the biggest number of visitors coming from the United Kingdom and Germany.Shelia Jackson, Troy tourism director, said Rosemary Judkins, Tourism’s sale manager, was outstanding as the workshop leader. The Penny Hoarder Issues “Urgent” Alert: 6 Companies… Skip Sponsored Content Grey Brennan, who leads the Alabama Tourism Department’s marketing campaigns and international programs, said that the Department works diligently every day to promote Alabama.“Recently, our Restaurant Week campaign was a way to showcase our locally owned restaurants,” he said. “Two hundred restaurants participated in this free promotion, several of them in Pike County. This campaign had 20,000 visitors on our website.”Brennan said the Tourism Department’s Geotourism Map Guide locates points of interest statewide. The department publishes several magazines designed to generate interest in events throughout the state. The Department takes advantage of trade shows make people in other areas know what Alabama has to offer. Book Nook to reopen Around the WebMd: Do This Immediately if You Have Diabetes (Watch)Blood Sugar BlasterIf You Have Ringing Ears Do This Immediately (Ends Tinnitus)Healthier LivingHave an Enlarged Prostate? Urologist Reveals: Do This Immediately (Watch)Healthier LivingWomen Only: Stretch This Muscle to Stop Bladder Leakage (Watch)Healthier LivingRemoving Moles & Skin Tags Has Never Been This EasyEssential HealthGet Fortnite SkinsTCGThe content you see here is paid for by the advertiser or content provider whose link you click on, and is recommended to you by Revcontent. As the leading platform for native advertising and content recommendation, Revcontent uses interest based targeting to select content that we think will be of particular interest to you. We encourage you to view your opt out options in Revcontent’s Privacy PolicyWant your content to appear on sites like this?Increase Your Engagement Now!Want to report this publisher’s content as misinformation?Submit a ReportGot it, thanks!Remove Content Link?Please choose a reason below:Fake NewsMisleadingNot InterestedOffensiveRepetitiveSubmitCancel The City of Troy Tourism Department hosted an Alabama Tourism Department Workshop at Camp Butter and Egg this week.Tourism industry employees and volunteers from across the Wiregrass attended the workshop in an effort to discover all that Alabama has to offer and the ways the Alabama Tourism Department can assist local agencies and organizations in increasing tourism in their areas.Alabama Department of Tourism Director Lee Sentell spoke to the group via Skype as did Tourism personnel who spoke on communications, statistics, grants, public relations, social media marketing and advertising campaigns. By Jaine Treadwell Email the author “The response from the participants was good,” Jackson said.“They learned a lot about their home state and all that it has to offer. That will make is easier for them to direct tourists to places of interest and bring awareness to events from Mobile to Huntsville.”Jackson said the information on how to design brochures and apply for grant funding was extremely valuable.“Matching grants are available for towns and cities to promote their communities,” Jackson said. “But, if you don’t know about them, then you can’t benefit from them.“I was most impressed by the ways that welcome centers can assist communities. I think we all came away from the workshop better prepared to promote our communities and motivated to get up and get moving. Tourism is a big industry and we need to be active participants.” Troy falls to No. 13 Clemson Print Article You Might Like Blue Machine takes top honors at band competition The Charles Henderson Blue Machine marching band traveled down to Dothan for the sixth annual Southern Showcase band competition and… read more Alabama tourism workshop held in Troylast_img

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