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Lake County CTA program conducts first focus groups; county, Marymount collaborate
Posted 01/29/2015
The new Lake County CTA program is a formal
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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
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Regional tourism gets 15 new ambassadors
Posted 10/03/2014
Shelley Aloi spotted a short notice in the
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Alcoa High students become tourism ambassadors
Posted 09/25/2014
Blount County’s tourism development program
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Enhancing visitors' experience
Posted 07/17/2014
A Park Board-sponsored program has more people than ever talking about Galveston
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Joe Jarosh is CTA of the Year
Posted 07/17/2014
Without Door County business owner Joe Jarosh, a Certified Tourism Ambassador (CTA) and
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Grand Rapids CTA Program Recognized As The Fastest Growing In The Country
Posted 06/12/2014
In just ten months Experience Grand Rapids
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Mississippi transplant is Stockton’s lead ambassador
Posted 05/21/2014
Joshua Mangum is a relative newcomer to
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Fort Collins plans state-first tourism program
Posted 05/19/2014
More than 1 million tourists visit Fort Collins every
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Galveston Island Convention & Visitors Bureau Launches CTA Program
Posted 05/09/2014
In an effort to enhance the tourist experience
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Mayor Coleman Certified as Tourism Ambassador
Posted 04/17/2014
He’s Columbus’ leading booster
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CTA Founder Receives Honor
Posted 03/25/2014
Congratulations to Mickey Schaefer, CEO & founder of the Tourism Ambassador Institute
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The Impression That You Get
Posted 02/01/2014
Destination branding is always tricky.
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Tourism Ambassadors group keeps growing
Posted 01/22/2014
Eleven more people have completed the Certified Tourism
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Healthy Living in Rochester: The Mayo Clinic Effect
Posted 01/10/2014
Whether you're a patient undergoing medical
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CTA Accredited Provider Summit Hailed by Attendees
Posted 01/07/2014
More than 30 CTA program leaders
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Columbus Becomes Fastest Destination In America To Certify 1,000 Tourism Ambassadors
Posted 11/06/2013
Milestone Achieved Ahead of Projections
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San Antonio CVB Tourism Ambassador Program Certifies 1,000
Posted 11/01/2013
Enhancing the visitor experience was a top
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CTA Program Bestows 10,000th CTA in Columbus
Posted 10/02/2013
The CTA program reached a milestone in
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Venue Staff Can Make (or Break) an Attendee's Experience
Posted 09/27/2013
A new report shows how venue staff
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Be part in making Grand Rapids great
Posted 09/23/2013
During ArtPrize, the community opens up to thousands of visitors
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Greater Lansing CVB: FOX47 Morning Blend
Posted 09/18/2013
Senior V.P. Julie Pingston talks about how
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Could you be an ambassador for Grand Rapids?
Posted 08/14/2013
The next time someone looks up in downtown
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How well do you know Grand Rapids?
Posted 08/14/2013
Become a Certified Tourism Ambassador
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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
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Travel and tourism week: The secret's out
Posted 05/08/2013
Visitor Bureau aims to spread message
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A plan for Michigan’s tourism industry
Posted 05/07/2013
Experience Grand Rapids will roll out
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Kansas City CVA presents awards
Posted 05/02/2013
KCCVA honored several individuals and organizations
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Dublin to begin CTA Program
Posted 04/27/2013
Dublin is creating its own special kind of ambassador
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500th Sonoma County Tourism Ambassador Certified
Posted 04/12/2013
Randy Johnson, owner of Getaway Adventures
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Chamber training to support tourism
Posted 04/05/2013
Aiming to improve the tourist's experience of Stockton
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Blount to start state’s first Certified Tourism Ambassador Program
Posted 04/02/2013
"Great hospitality is what Tennessee is all about,"
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16 Earn Tourism Ambassador Designation
Posted 03/13/2013
Door County now has 16 new tourism
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Volunteer ‘ambassadors’ to help Arnold Sports Festival attendees
Posted 02/26/2013
More than 300 bellhops, concierge service
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Posted 02/26/2013
More than 300 CTAs will hit the streets
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Mayor, Local Officials Graduate CVB Ambassador Program
Posted 01/30/2013
Corpus Christi Mayor Nelda Martinez is the newest
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San Antonio Convention and Visitors Bureau Launches Certified Tourism Ambassador Program
Posted 11/20/2012
In keeping with San Antonio’s priority on
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Tourism bureau wants rep in Mexico
Posted 10/29/2012
CVB officials will spend the next year training
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Local Residents Earn Certified Tourism Ambassador Designation
Posted 10/19/2012
Nine individuals recently completed the CTA
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FairBridge Improves Customer Service with Certified Tourism Ambassadors
Posted 08/20/2012
FairBridge Hotels International announced
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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.
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Thirteen Carroll Countians Become Tourism Ambassadors
Posted 07/10/2012
Carroll County just got a little more tourism-savvy
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A Town Full of Ambassadors
Posted 04/01/2012
On Feb. 7, the Fauquier County Department of Economic Development hosted a Journey
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Sonoma County puts out welcome mat for tourists
Posted 03/04/2012
Each year, Sonoma County draws 7 million visitors
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City wants to fluff up the welcome mat
Posted 07/01/2011
It's well-known that Mayo Clinic works hard
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Ambassador keeps outlaw’s story alive
Posted 06/22/2011
Liz Murphy's last name might as well be James
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Baltimore's Inner Harbor Gears Up for Summer Tourism
Posted 06/14/2011
Tourism is heating up for the summer in Baltimore...
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Stites: We must be advocates for region to boost tourism
Posted 06/12/2011
Have you ever thought about making Greater Lansing even greater?
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CTA Program Honors Staff Members of Phoenix Convention Center
Posted 05/16/2011
The Phoenix Convention Center celebrates
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Door County celebrates National Tourism Week
Posted 05/13/2011
If you’re in Door County...
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Glendale launches tourism ambassador program
Posted 05/11/2011
A handful of Glendale residents...
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It's Happening in Lansing
Posted 05/10/2011
Through my recent certification as a Certified Tourism Ambassador...
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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...
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Area Workers Learn to Promote Tourism
Posted 08/25/2010
When people visit the Lansing area, their experiences can be shaped...
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Lexington Police Do Something That Has Never Been Done
Posted 08/19/2010
During the World Equestrian Games, the...
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Management Team Members of the Plano CVB Become CTAs
Posted 07/13/2010
The management team of the Plano CVB and...
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Civil War visitors can expect royal treatment
Posted 03/27/2010
A large number of visitors are expected...
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Gettysburg 'ambassadors' train for 150th
Posted 01/15/2010
The Journey Through Hallowed Ground is training workers on the front lines...
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Celebrating the Success of the NTTAP
Posted 01/07/2010
The Dallas/Fort Worth Area Tourism Council (DFWATC) and Foundation are pleased...
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Harpers Ferry Workers Become 'Tourism Ambassadors'
Posted 01/02/2010
As the anniversary of the Civil War approaches...
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Ready, Set, Spokane!
Posted 12/29/2009
When expecting guests from out of town most folks give their home an extra-thorough cleaning.
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McKinney CVB staff receives hospitality certification via national program
Posted 11/19/2009
The McKinney CVB staff recently completed...
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Lexington Cops Certified In Bluegrass Tourism
Posted 08/14/2009
Many CVBs have made considerable efforts ...
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Cities Turn Workers into Tourism Ambassadors
Posted 07/10/2009
The Certified Tourism Ambassador program ...
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Frisco leaders converge on Collin College for ambassador program
Posted 06/15/2009
A mayor, chamber of commerce president...
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If a tourist walked into your business and asked about local history, would you know the answers?
Posted 01/28/2009
It’s a daunting question that hotel clerks...
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Anaheim signs up Disney District workers for tourism etiquette classes
Posted 08/03/2008
If Disneyland is the Happiest Place on Earth...
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