South Dakota Travel Professionals E-newsletter – May 2020

COVID-19 situation Update

South Dakota Department of Tourism is closely monitoring the COVID-19 situation. Our guests, our tourism partners, and our tourism businesses are our top priority, and we want to keep you all informed about what is happening in South Dakota. During these unprecedented times, we encourage you and your family to please stay home (for now), stay well, and be sure to follow the important social distancing and hygiene practices as recommended by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Great places like South Dakota will be waiting and once we are through this crisis, we will eagerly welcome you to experience our wide-open spaces.

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NYC & Company – Covid 19 Update for the Travel Trade – April 2020

Corvid 19 Update for the Travel Trade 

We hope you and your families are staying safe and healthy. As the situation around Covid-19 continues to affect travel and tourism around the globe, we are reaching out to let you know how NYC & Company is working to address current concerns. We also want to thank so many of you for your outreach and support during this challenging time.

Along with you, we have adopted social-distancing measures to support public safety. We may be working from home, but our commitment to the industry is unwavering, and plans for our recovery have already begun. Though we have made the difficult decision to temporarily suspend our global network of offices, our team at head office remains available to answer any of your needs. In the meantime, please find a shortlist of some recent activities below, and be sure to visit our digital channels for up-to-date information.

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OrlandoTradeInsider – Orlando Travel Academy- February 2020

3 Ways to Upgrade Spring

Spring has sprung in Orlando, and your customers are invited to the party! Help them discover the best ways to celebrate the season, including delicious food festivals and can’t-miss advice from our Orlando insiders. Then point them to our new mobile app before they embark on the adventure of a lifetime in Orlando — but first, unlock the power of the upgraded Orlando Travel Academy!

Increase Your Knowledge and Unlock Benefits

The official Orlando Travel Academy is the most powerful learning tool for everything Orlando, empowering you to confidently build once-in-a-lifetime memories for your clients — and net you exclusive benefits in the process. Become a Certified Orlando Expert today! Begin here »

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NYC & Company What’s new in 2020 – February 2020

What’s new in New York City 2020

New York City is the world’s most dynamic destination—always growing, evolving and innovating. This on-demand webinar is an ideal opportunity for travel professionals to get up to speed on the City’s newest product offerings and attractions.

NYC for Movie and TV Buffs

New York City has served as the backdrop for some of the greatest moments ever committed to film. This fun itinerary with stops in all five boroughs will help you inspire your clients.

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South Dakota Travel Professionals E-newsletter – February 2020

New Experiences in South Dakota

Explore wooded trails, climb rugged peaks, or walk through native prairie grasses. Countless trails lead to scenic landscapes, thundering waterfalls, and invigorating overlooks. Conquer a hiking trail in South Dakota and the journey stays with you forever.

Sioux Falls Food Tours
Southeast

Experience the most delectable parts of South Dakota’s biggest city with Sioux Falls Food Tours! Whether you’re a local or visitor, there’s no better way to experience Sioux Falls than through the myriad of local cafés, breweries, and restaurants. Eat your way through downtown Sioux Falls or partake in a Cafés & Bakeries, Hidden Gems, or Wine, Cheese & Chocolate tour. You can even customize your tour to make sure you get the best of the best! Let your knowledgeable host show you the tastiest parts of the Queen City.

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NYC & Company – Travel Planner 2020– January 2020

The Ultimate NYC Resource for Travel Professionals

NYC & Company’s 2020 Official Travel Planner has arrived. This annual publication offers comprehensive information on accommodations, dining, nightlife, transportation and more, all specifically tailored to the travel trade.

NYC Winter Outing

Do you have clients traveling to the City this January and February? Learn how they can take advantage of deals at attractions, restaurants and Broadway and Off-Broadway shows.

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Washington DC Newsletter – Winter Edition – Dec. 2019

What’s New

The National 9-11 Pentagon Memorial will be closed through May 29, 2020 for lighting repairs and construction
Enchant Christmas is bringing holiday magic to Nationals Park through Dec. 29
The Newseum is closing its doors on Dec. 31
ARTECHOUSE: AURORA: The Spirit of Northern Lights is here until Jan. 5, 2020
The Children’s Museum is hoping to open by the end of January 2020
Dwight D. Eisenhower Memorial is scheduled to open on May 8, 2020, the 75th anniversary of V-E Day
Planet Word is scheduled to open on May 31, 2020
National Museum of the U.S. Army is schedule to open on June 4, 2020

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NYC & Company – International Cusine in NYC – December 2019

International Cusine in NYC

Thanks to the diversity of New York City’s population, your clients can taste flavors from around the world throughout the five boroughs. Here are just a few of the delectable options.

NYC Product Directory

Our interactive online product directory lets you browse and search the latest in attractions, entertainment, tours, hotels, restaurants, transportation and more.

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South Dakota Travel Professionals E-newsletter – December 2019

Roadside Attractions in South Dakota

When it comes to classic roadside attractions, South Dakota boasts some of the best, including Wall Drug and the World’s Only Corn Palace. Nostalgic, kitschy and always memorable, our roadside stops are one-of-a-kind experiences definitely worth a snapshot (or twelve) for those social media vacation moments.

Porter Sculpture Park

Southeast

The sight of an enormous bull’s head rising out of the prairie beside Interstate 90 will make you want to pull off and check out Porter Sculpture Park. Quirky and fanciful metal creations from South Dakota sculptor Wayne Porter are scattered along a grassy walking path. The park is open late May through early September.

Northeast

Explore Aberdeen’s Storybook land, where the admission is $0 for unlimited family fun. Visitors can also see characters and settings from The Wonderful Wizard of Oz in the park’s Land of Oz. A castle in the center of the park hosts events and a train ride circles the area. Storybook Land is open mid-April through mid-October, with full services available late May through early September. Adjacent Wylie Park offers camping, swimming, bumper boats, mini-golf and go karts.

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