2014 National Travel and Tourism Week May 3 – 11

See below for some info from the LVCVA via Oscar Goodman on this year’s National Travel and Tourism Week, taking place May 3 – 11, 2014. Get ready to show your pride for helping make Las Vegas the powerhouse of world-class tourism that it is – wear blue, nominate the best guides and other industry members that you know and work with, and participate in the planned activities. If you would like to suggest ways that the LVTGG can participate as an organization, post your ideas in the comments or contact Babs Daitch at thanksbabs@gmail.com.

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National Travel and Tourism Week

May 3- 11, 2014

  The Annual Salute to Travel and Tourism in America National Travel and Tourism Week is fast approaching, and the LVCVA’s Host Committee is planning several activities throughout the community to help commemorate this important week. This is your chance to show your support and continue spreading the message of the importance of tourism.  Opportunities currently include: Resident Rewards
Representatives of the LVCVA are working on securing partnerships with local media outlets to host our annual Residents’ Rewards program. In recognition of Travel and Tourism Week, during the week of May 3-11, 2014, these local stations will put together promotions (on-air trivia contests, etc.) to reward locals with prizes, including staycation packages. Participating hotels, shows, restaurants and other venues will receive airtime featuring logo and descriptive verbiage of the prize and venue. If you are interested in donating prizes for these promotions, please contact Ericka Aviles- Business Marketing Manager at eaviles@lvcva.com


Hospitality Heroes

The Hospitality Heroes program was established to recognize and reward those employed by the hospitality industry for their outstanding service. The LVCVA and the Host Committee are asking for your support in identifying ONE exemplary employee (per property/business) who embodies the characteristics of a “Hospitality Hero“- someone who goes above and beyond to deliver the best customer service and show the best hospitality to every visitor he/she meets. Representatives of the LVCVA Public Affairs team including myself will surprise recipients by recognizing the “Hospitality Hero” at their place of work. In addition, we would love to have your property headliner partake in the festivities. If your resort and/or business is interested in participating, please contact Ericka Aviles- Business Marketing Manager at eaviles@lvcva.com  to request a nomination form.  Las Vegas Landmarks
The tourism color for the state of Nevada is BLUE. During National Travel and Tourism Week, we are asking hotels/businesses to help dress up your property landmarks/attractions in BLUE. If you would like to participate please contact Ericka Aviles-Business Marketing Manager at eaviles@lvcva.com.  Participating properties/businesses will be considered as location spots for on-camera interviews and other photo opportunities.  These will be shared with the US Travel Association and via LVCVA social media channels.

Travel Rally Day
Please save the date for the afternoon of Tuesday, May 6th, your entire staff is invited to the Mob Museum as we rally together to support Las Vegas’ economic engine- Tourism! More details to follow.

We appreciate your partnership and support with this program.  Click here for a video of how National Travel and Tourism week was celebrated across the country last year and join the conversation on social media by following @VegasHosts and @USTravel and using hashtags #NTTW #TourismMatters #TravelEffect

Thank you
Oscar B. Goodman
Chairman- Las Vegas Host Committee

Comments

  1. Ernesto Figueras says:

    My name is Ernesto Figueras, I was one of the lucky ones to receive a Hospitality Hero award. Thank you Oscar Goodman! I will continue showing good positive energy, good positive attitude, and very good customer service. Thank you again Oscar Goodman.

  2. Congratulations, Ernesto!

  3. Zim Thompson says:

    Good Day,

    Are there any perks or special admission fees to local attractions/events/tours for those working in the travel industry?

    Regards,
    Zim

  4. Hi Zim,

    If you mean for Travel & Tourism Week, I haven’t personally heard of any, but you could contact the LVCVA’s Host Committee and inquire with them. The Las Vegas Tourist Guides Guild doesn’t have a “discount card” or anything like that for our members, but we do have members meetings/familiarizations at various local attractions. If you’re a local guide, do look into joining the guild.

    Cheers,

    Jerry

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