3/2/11 - TFW makes the case for investing room taxes in tourism promotion and development. Read more...
2/1/11- -TFW issues 2012 position paper calling for investment in tourism promotion, room tax reform, film tax credit programs and the Wisconsin Arts Board.
11/10/11 - TFW Touts Strong Summer Tourism Season. Weather, Closer-to-Home Vacations and Additional State Marketing Seen As Factors. Read more...
6-26-11 - The 2011-13 state budget, signed into law today by Gov. Walker, increases the tourism promotional budget by $2.54 million annually. Read more...
3-8-11 - Tourism Federation of Wisconsin President Ed Lump received the Governor's Tourism Legacy Award at the recent Wisconsin Governor's Conference on Tourism. Congratulations, Ed!
1-5-11 - TFW applauds Governor Scott Walker on his appointment of Stephanie Klett as the new Secretary of the Wisconsin Department of Tourism citing her strong understanding of Wisconsin’s tourism industry and the importance of marketing.. Read More...
10-18-10 - TFW Calls on state leaders to increase investment to $15 million for promoting state's tourism assets. Increased investment will create jobs, grow the economy and generate new tax revenue. The group said a lack of appropriate funding is squandering one of Wisconsin’s most important, natural, job-creating options and called upon state leaders to jumpstart tourism promotion with a $15 million annual investment in the state budget.. Read More....
TFW in the News
9/4/11 - Wisconsin Dells Business Owners Say Tourism Spending Helped Attractions
Gov. Walker: Tourism helps Wisconsin add 9,500 jobs in June
4/7/11 - TFW Testifies in Support of Proposed Tourism Budget Increase
3/8/11 - TFW President Recieves Governor's Tourism Legacy Award
3/1/11 - TFW Members testify in support of WI Dept. of Tourism Secretary Appointment
10/18/10 - Group Calls for More Tourism Spending , Milwaukee Business Journal
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