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OTA Launches New Discussion Forum For Tourism Industry Members

The Ohio Travel Association has launched a new discussion forum tool for OTA members through the newly launch website.

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Legislative Advocacy 101: Keeping the Conversation Going

Use This Summer to Build Relationships with those who Impact Your Business

With lawmakers coming and going due to term limits, as well as an ever-shifting economic and political environment, it’s more important than ever to develop strong relationships with your elected officials. Nearly 60 travel industry leaders gathered at the Ohio Tourism Legislative Day recently to make sure state officials understood what’s important for encouraging Ohio travel and creating a business climate for continued industry growth.


Stay in Your Lane – and Other Advice to Drive Your Media Interviews

Guest Article Featured by Katie Sabatino with Inspire PR Group

Recently Katie Sabatino with Inspire PR Group spoke at OTA’s Perfect Pitch media training – a day filled with helpful tips and robust discussions on ways to engage with the media to share your travel stories. As many of us hit the road this Memorial Day weekend, no doubt traveling to some of our favorite Ohio destinations, it got Katie thinking – there are a “few rules of the road” that also are relevant to successful media interviews. Discover Katie’s helpful tips and best practices.


Contact Your Federal Lawmakers to Keep Brand USA Funding

America's Travel Marketing Office at Risk of Defunding

As the marketing arm for United States travel, Brand USA funding is in jeopardy in the president's budget. US Travel President and CEO Roger Dow says "Brand USA isn't funded with a dime of taxpayer money, reduced the deficit by $50 million and by the OMB's own accounting, eliminating it would put the federal budget further in the red." Your help is needed to reverse this decision.

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