Tourism U

Tourism U is an ongoing series of free workshops offered by The Massachusetts Office of Travel & Tourism (MOTT) year-round across the Commonwealth.

The next Tourism U session will be:

When: Thursday, March 26th, 2015

Where: Hanover Theatre for the Performing Arts
2 Southbridge Street
Worcester

Time:     10:30 a.m. – 11:45 a.m. (Sports Tourism) & 1:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. (The Economic Impact of Tourism)

10:30 a.m. – 11:45 a.m. session

Sports Tourism and Working with the MA Sports Marketing Office – Shannah McArdle, Director
This session will provide a look at current trends in sports tourism and how the MA Sports Marketing Office works in collaboration with local venues to bid on sporting event both large and small. Learn about how your business can get more involved in this growing industry.

1:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. session

The Economic Impact of Tourism – Tony D’Agostino, Research Director
This session will help attendees understand the economic impact of travel and tourism in Massachusetts and the region. The presentation will help demystify the tourism economic data and how visitor profiles and trends can help businesses and attractions plan for growth.

These sessions are free of charge and are provided by the Massachusetts Office of Travel and Tourism. RSVP to Tourismu.mott@state.ma.us by Tuesday, March 24th, 2015. Please put “Tourism U” in the subject line and include your complete contact information.

These sessions are free of charge and are provided by the Massachusetts Office of Travel and Tourism. Please contact  Darrell LeMar if you have questions.

TOURISM U SCHEDULE

DATE LOCATION SESSION 1 (Subject to change) SESSION 2(Subject to change)
April 16, 2015 Centerville (Cape Cod) International Research
May 28, 2015 Williamstown Group Tour International
June 25, 2015 Boston International Research
July 30, 2015 Southeastern, MA TBD FAMs
September 24, 2015 Old Sturbridge Village(tentative) Marketing & PR Native American Trail
October 29, 2015 Martha’s Vineyard Group Tour Research
December 3, 2015 Johnny Appleseed Marketing & PR Sports

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Past Presentations