A Celebration of National Travel and Tourism Week in Northern Minnesota

May 7, 2018

This morning we took a tour of northern MN in celebration of National Travel and Tourism Week.  Tourism is a $15 billion dollar industry in MN and generates more than 265,000 jobs - making up for 11% of private sector employment.  Today we visited with the fine folks that work in the tourism industry in northern MN. 

Megan Christenson from Visit Grand Rapids

Tim Johnson from Edge of the Wilderness Lodging Association

Beth Pierce from Iron Range Tourism

Cindy Beans from Visit Ely

Susan Goudge from Visit Bemidji

Erin Cox from Park Rapids Chamber and Tourism

Mary Devine Johnson from Visit Brainerd