CTA In The News

Become a Grand Rapids Ambassador

Posted 12/23/2015

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CVG leads region in Certified Tourism Ambassador program training

Posted 12/21/2015

49 employees are certified Read Original Article

This Isn't Peanuts!

Posted 09/09/2015

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Lawton Fort Sill now home to Certified Tourism Ambassadors

Posted 06/03/2015

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2015 International CTA of the Year Aims to Give Greater Columbus Visitors the Ultimate Experience

Posted 06/01/2015

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All-Star Ambassadors Prepare to Help Visitors...

Posted 04/29/2015

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Tourism 'ambassadors' will help city visitors

Posted 04/20/2015

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Cincinnati recruiting tourism ambassadors for All-Star game events

Posted 04/16/2015

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Tourism ambassadors help sell Lansing

Posted 04/15/2015

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Hospitality Month is launched

Posted 03/31/2015

Hospitality Month was launched at City Hall this afternoon with an emphasis on experiencing Bermuda. Read Original Article

Hospitality ambassadors 'polish' Rochester's apple

Posted 03/27/2015

While Rochester is known for its hospitals, hospitality is key to supporting the patients and visitors that stream into the city every year for Mayo Clinic. Read Original Article

Experience Columbus Certifies 2,000 Tourism Ambassadors

Posted 03/24/2015

Since launching the Greater Columbus Tourism Ambassador™ Program in 2013, Experience Columbus and the Greater Columbus Sports Commission have successfully certified 2,000 Read Original Article

Rebranding brings multimillion-dollar boost to N. Ky. tourism

Posted 03/20/2015

A new branding campaign is being credited for an $11 million increase in economic impact from visitors to Northern Kentucky in 2014. Read Original Article

Our town is a tourist destination

Posted 03/08/2015

The mission of the Columbia Convention and Visitors Bureau is "to establish Columbia Read Original Article

Lake County CTA program conducts first focus groups; county, Marymount collaborate

Posted 01/29/2015

The new Lake County CTA program is a formal Read Original Article

America’s Cup is an airport ‘game changer’

Posted 01/22/2015

Higher visitor numbers during the America's Cup, a certified tourism ambassador programme Read Original Article

Regional tourism gets 15 new ambassadors

Posted 10/03/2014

Shelley Aloi spotted a short notice in the Read Original Article

Alcoa High students become tourism ambassadors

Posted 09/25/2014

Blount County’s tourism development program Read Original Article

Enhancing visitors' experience

Posted 07/17/2014

A Park Board-sponsored program has more people than ever talking about Galveston Read Original Article

Joe Jarosh is CTA of the Year

Posted 07/17/2014

Without Door County business owner Joe Jarosh, a Certified Tourism Ambassador (CTA) and Read Original Article

Grand Rapids CTA Program Recognized As The Fastest Growing In The Country

Posted 06/12/2014

In just ten months Experience Grand Rapids Read Original Article

Mississippi transplant is Stockton’s lead ambassador

Posted 05/21/2014

Joshua Mangum is a relative newcomer to Read Original Article

Fort Collins plans state-first tourism program

Posted 05/19/2014

More than 1 million tourists visit Fort Collins every Read Original Article

Galveston Island Convention & Visitors Bureau Launches CTA Program

Posted 05/09/2014

In an effort to enhance the tourist experience Read Original Article

Mayor Coleman Certified as Tourism Ambassador

Posted 04/17/2014

He’s Columbus’ leading booster Read Original Article

CTA Founder Receives Honor

Posted 03/25/2014

Congratulations to Mickey Schaefer, CEO & founder of the Tourism Ambassador Institute Read Original Article

The Impression That You Get

Posted 02/01/2014

Destination branding is always tricky. Read Original Article

Tourism Ambassadors group keeps growing

Posted 01/22/2014

Eleven more people have completed the Certified Tourism Read Original Article

Healthy Living in Rochester: The Mayo Clinic Effect

Posted 01/10/2014

Whether you're a patient undergoing medical Read Original Article

CTA Accredited Provider Summit Hailed by Attendees

Posted 01/07/2014

More than 30 CTA program leaders Read Original Article

Columbus Becomes Fastest Destination In America To Certify 1,000 Tourism Ambassadors

Posted 11/06/2013

Milestone Achieved Ahead of Projections Read Original Article

San Antonio CVB Tourism Ambassador Program Certifies 1,000

Posted 11/01/2013

Enhancing the visitor experience was a top Read Original Article

CTA Program Bestows 10,000th CTA in Columbus

Posted 10/02/2013

The CTA program reached a milestone in Read Original Article

Venue Staff Can Make (or Break) an Attendee's Experience

Posted 09/27/2013

A new report shows how venue staff Read Original Article

Be part in making Grand Rapids great

Posted 09/23/2013

During ArtPrize, the community opens up to thousands of visitors Read Original Article

Greater Lansing CVB: FOX47 Morning Blend

Posted 09/18/2013

Senior V.P. Julie Pingston talks about how Read Original Article

Could you be an ambassador for Grand Rapids?

Posted 08/14/2013

The next time someone looks up in downtown Read Original Article

How well do you know Grand Rapids?

Posted 08/14/2013

Become a Certified Tourism Ambassador Read Original Article

CTAs Enhance Total Visitor Experience

Posted 07/09/2013

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Tourism Ambassadors welcome visitors to Sonoma County

Posted 07/09/2013

Larsen's journey was part of a new training Read Original Article

Travel and tourism week: The secret's out

Posted 05/08/2013

Visitor Bureau aims to spread message Read Original Article

A plan for Michigan’s tourism industry

Posted 05/07/2013

Experience Grand Rapids will roll out Read Original Article

Kansas City CVA presents awards

Posted 05/02/2013

KCCVA honored several individuals and organizations Read Original Article

Dublin to begin CTA Program

Posted 04/27/2013

Dublin is creating its own special kind of ambassador Read Original Article

500th Sonoma County Tourism Ambassador Certified

Posted 04/12/2013

Randy Johnson, owner of Getaway Adventures Read Original Article

Chamber training to support tourism

Posted 04/05/2013

Aiming to improve the tourist's experience of Stockton Read Original Article

Blount to start state’s first Certified Tourism Ambassador Program

Posted 04/02/2013

"Great hospitality is what Tennessee is all about," Read Original Article

16 Earn Tourism Ambassador Designation

Posted 03/13/2013

Door County now has 16 new tourism Read Original Article

Volunteer ‘ambassadors’ to help Arnold Sports Festival attendees

Posted 02/26/2013

More than 300 bellhops, concierge service Read Original Article


Posted 02/26/2013

More than 300 CTAs will hit the streets Read Original Article

Mayor, Local Officials Graduate CVB Ambassador Program

Posted 01/30/2013

Corpus Christi Mayor Nelda Martinez is the newest Read Original Article

San Antonio Convention and Visitors Bureau Launches Certified Tourism Ambassador Program

Posted 11/20/2012

In keeping with San Antonio’s priority on Read Original Article

Tourism bureau wants rep in Mexico

Posted 10/29/2012

CVB officials will spend the next year training Read Original Article

Local Residents Earn Certified Tourism Ambassador Designation

Posted 10/19/2012

Nine individuals recently completed the CTA Read Original Article

FairBridge Improves Customer Service with Certified Tourism Ambassadors

Posted 08/20/2012

FairBridge Hotels International announced Read Original Article

Be nice, Dallas — and talk up the place

Posted 07/12/2012

How's your foot? If it's a good one, Dallas needs it. Read Original Article

Thirteen Carroll Countians Become Tourism Ambassadors

Posted 07/10/2012

Carroll County just got a little more tourism-savvy Read Original Article

A Town Full of Ambassadors

Posted 04/01/2012

On Feb. 7, the Fauquier County Department of Economic Development hosted a Journey Read Original Article

Sonoma County puts out welcome mat for tourists

Posted 03/04/2012

Each year, Sonoma County draws 7 million visitors Read Original Article

City wants to fluff up the welcome mat

Posted 07/01/2011

It's well-known that Mayo Clinic works hard Read Original Article

Ambassador keeps outlaw’s story alive

Posted 06/22/2011

Liz Murphy's last name might as well be James Read Original Article

Baltimore's Inner Harbor Gears Up for Summer Tourism

Posted 06/14/2011

Tourism is heating up for the summer in Baltimore... Read Original Article

Stites: We must be advocates for region to boost tourism

Posted 06/12/2011

Have you ever thought about making Greater Lansing even greater? Read Original Article

Door County celebrates National Tourism Week

Posted 05/13/2011

If you’re in Door County... Read Original Article

It's Happening in Lansing

Posted 05/10/2011

Through my recent certification as a Certified Tourism Ambassador... Read Original Article

Tourism program teaches local people how to enhance visitors' experience in Kalamazoo

Posted 11/01/2010

In the effort to educate and inspire front-line... Read Original Article

Area Workers Learn to Promote Tourism

Posted 08/25/2010

When people visit the Lansing area, their experiences can be shaped... Read Original Article

Management Team Members of the Plano CVB Become CTAs

Posted 07/13/2010

The management team of the Plano CVB and... Read Original Article

Civil War visitors can expect royal treatment

Posted 03/27/2010

A large number of visitors are expected... Read Original Article

Gettysburg 'ambassadors' train for 150th

Posted 01/15/2010

The Journey Through Hallowed Ground is training workers on the front lines... Read Original Article

Celebrating the Success of the NTTAP

Posted 01/07/2010

The Dallas/Fort Worth Area Tourism Council (DFWATC) and Foundation are pleased... Read Original Article

Harpers Ferry Workers Become 'Tourism Ambassadors'

Posted 01/02/2010

As the anniversary of the Civil War approaches... Read Original Article

McKinney CVB staff receives hospitality certification via national program

Posted 11/19/2009

The McKinney CVB staff recently completed... Read Original Article

Frisco leaders converge on Collin College for ambassador program

Posted 06/15/2009

A mayor, chamber of commerce president... Read Original Article

Anaheim signs up Disney District workers for tourism etiquette classes

Posted 08/03/2008

If Disneyland is the Happiest Place on Earth... Read Original Article