Thumb tourism workshop and bus tour provides scientific information and hands-on visits to local destinations.
This regional workshop is aimed at enhancing knowledge and strengthening opportunities for stakeholders and destinations to benefit from sustainable tourism.
The interactive workshop is free and open to the public. It will provide valuable information including current tourism research data, a look at various niche markets and examples employable in communities to foster tourism development.
The bus tour will include stops in Gagetown, Port Austin, Port Hope, Harbor Beach and Bad Axe as well as tourism destination information for points in between and beyond. Tour participants will experience Thumb destinations such as historic sites, a winery, coastal assets and an internet café.
This workshop is intended for tourism professionals, community and economic development professionals, and other interested community members.
You are invited to participate! See: Registration
- 8:15am Registration/Continental Breakfast
- 8:30am Understanding Tourism in Your Community Presentation
- 10:00am Bus Tour Departs Library
- 5:30 pm Return to Library
See: Tour Flier 2014