Montana Office Of Tourism
MISSOULA — Montana is counting on two words to lure tourists into the state starting this winter.
For the second time in a month, a pickle-themed sandwich shop has returned to Billings.
The Montana Office of Tourism has partnered with National Geographic Travel for Montana to be the first destination featured on the hub at the website travel.nationalgeographic.com/travel/local-montana/.
The Montana Office of Tourism’s Ski Montana website (http://skimt.com) aggregates snow reports from Montana’s ski resorts so users can compare the latest new snow fall, summit depth and number of lifts in operation at one site.
If Cal Kunkel were playing baccarat in Las Vegas, instead of building apartments in Billings, he’d definitely be a high roller.
More international tourists, especially from China, are visiting Montana, which may help out-of-state tourism numbers top 11 million this year, slightly more than 2012.
A giant billboard advertising the wonders of Montana sits along Interstate 25 south of Sheridan.
MISSOULA — Montana communities, organizations and tribal governments sponsoring or planning community-based tourism festivals and events are invited to apply for $200,000 in state grant funds available from the Montana Office of Tourism’s Special Events Grant Program. The application deadlin…
MORAN — Yellowstone and Grand Teton national parks have long been pitched to tourists as great family vacation destinations.
Steve Wahrlich, owner of the Best Western Clocktower Inn in Billings, was named Tourism Person of the Year at the 2013 Montana Governor’s Conference on Tourism and Recreation in Helena. Tourism award winners are selected for their outstanding contributions to Montana’s tourism industry.
HELENA — The way — and amount — Big Sky Country markets itself to potential visitors has changed a lot in 25 years.
MISSOULA — Two revered Missoula summer festivals got a boost Monday from the Montana Office of Tourism’s Special Events grants.
MontanaPBS is presenting three free screenings of the made-in-Montana documentary “Fort Peck Dam.” It will also be shown on June 24 at 7 p.m. on Montana PBS.
A feature documentary film from award-winning filmmaker Hunter Weeks will host its premier in Billings next month. The adventure film “Where the Yellowstone Goes,” shot on the Yellowstone River last summer, will screen at 7 p.m. Wednesday, June 6, at the Babcock Theatre.
Harold Sutton, who recently leased his massive warehouse on the West End of Billings, said he is happy to find a tenant, and possible buyer, with a business plan ambitious enough to handle his 70,000-square-foot building.
Gas prices steadily climbing toward $4 a gallon may mean that the 10.5 million or more tourists expected to visit Montana this year will spend less on souvenirs and restaurants and book cheaper hotels.