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Author: John M. Smith
Publication: Belleville News
A Visit to the Heartland of America--North Platte, Nebraska
The Knight Museum and Alliance, Nebraska—a Taste of Mayberry R.F.D.
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LINCOLN, Neb. (May 7, 2018) — This week, the Nebraska Tourism Commission is celebrating the 35th annual National Travel and Tourism Week (May 6-12). NTTW unites communities across the country to celebrate the value travel holds for our economy, businesses and personal well-being.
LINCOLN, Neb. (May 2, 2018)— In celebration of National Travel and Tourism Week, the Nebraska Tourism Commission’s executive director will visit multiple Nebraska communities for town hall style meetings, tours and the presentation of Frontline Awards. This will be an opportunity for members of the public and the tourism industry to meet with the Commission’s leader.
LINCOLN, Neb. (May 1, 2018) – Round up your family or friends and start exploring the state because the 2018 Nebraska Passport season starts today. Last year, the program generated nearly $6 million in traveler spending and enticed more than 40,000 people to explore Nebraska. With the Nebraska Passport, travelers can discover Nebraska’s beautiful scenery, try one-of-a-kind cuisine, experience life from a different era and view unique works of art, all while collecting stamps and earning prizes.
LINCOLN, Neb. (March 9, 2018)—The Nebraska Tourism Commission is pleased to announce the stops that will be part of the 2018 Nebraska Passport. The Passport inspires Nebraskans and tourists to travel the state collecting stamps to earn prizes, while also supporting Nebraska’s tourism destinations. In 2017 a record-setting number of people participated in the program with 469 participants hitting every stop.
LINCOLN, NE (February 15, 2018)— Celebrate this Presidents Day by venturing to a few locations in Lincoln, Nebraska, named for U.S. President, Abraham Lincoln.
LINCOLN, Neb. (January 31, 2018)— The Nebraska Tourism Commission today announced grant awards totaling $835,548 in the combined application cycle of the Community Impact and Tourism Marketing Grant programs. The Commission received a total of 76 applications this grant cycle requesting $1,757,906.50 in funding.
Every year more than half of Americans (54%) fail to use all their time off, creating a stockpile of 662 million unused vacation days. In Nebraska, it’s even worse with 66% of employees leaving time unused and 4,971,831 days unused.
LINCOLN, Neb. (November 28, 2017)- The Nebraska Tourism Commission has established a Tourism Marker Program to mark significant tourism attractions within the state. The program was established through LB 449 in 2015 and was designed to inform travelers throughout the state about what there is to see and do in the area surrounding the marker. The markers will consist of a 48 X 48 anodized aluminum information panel supported by two posts, similar to the signs put up by the Nebraska Historical Society.
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