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Trade Sales Activity
In order to keep South Dakota's "Great Faces. Great Places."
in front of key trade professionals, the Trade Sales and
Marketing team is working diligently this winter season to
educate and inform business audiences about the diverse South
Dakota visitor opportunities.
Travel Professionals Website
www.TourSDakota.com has been integrated into
www.TravelSD.com as a
resource for all travel professionals. This new site has been
specifically created to cater to the needs of travel agents,
group tour operators and meeting / event planners. The tools
needed by each specific group of travel professionals are
highlighted to help them give their clients more than they
expected in South Dakota.
Travel Professionals E-Newsletter
The Travel Professional E-Newsletter has been expanded to meet
the needs of all travel professionals. Each month, the Trade
Sales & Marketing Team shares useful information about the land
of Great Faces and Great Places, including upcoming events,
interesting facts and timely travel tips.
December Travel Trade
Meeting & Convention Co-Op
This brand new co-op between the Office of Tourism and 11 of
South Dakota's Convention & Visitors Bureaus is designed to
deliver a consistent, clear message to meeting and event
planners on the great opportunities available to them in South
Dakota. The co-op has designed a new South Dakota Meeting
Planners Guide and will promote South Dakota as a meeting and
event destination through both magazine and web advertising.
Meeting Planners Guide (PDF)
Winter Familiarization Tour
The trade sales team will be hosting the tour operator Alidays,
Italy, along with top companies that sell their tours, to a
winter attractions and snowmobiling fam tour January 27-30 in
the Black Hills. The tour will include Wyoming including
Yellowstone and Jackson. The group will depart on Feb. 4 to
return to Italy. Alidays will be selling the South
Dakota/Wyoming tour as a new winter destination tour in Italy.
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