PARKERSBURG, W.Va.-(WTAP) Whereas folks have been touring for the vacations, native tourism workplaces are planning for subsequent summer season’s trip season.
Managers on the Wooden County Guests and Conference Bureau typically go to journey exhibits throughout the late fall and winter months.
They’re selling the Mid-Ohio Valley as a reasonable and easy-to-get-to location.
They usually advised us lately they need to proceed reaching potential vacationers on-line and thru social media.
“Our digital advertising and marketing (in 2019) elevated the visitors to our web site by over 68%,” says Guests and Conference Bureau Director Mark Lewis. “And any gross sales particular person will inform you the extra you set within the funnel within the high, the extra that comes out the underside. The extra folks we will attain, the extra that probably will come to Parkersburg and spend some cash and revel in what now we have to supply.”
Lewis says the bureau is inspired by the expansion of Henderson Corridor, close to Williamstown, as an area attraction.
He additionally hopes the sturdy financial system continues into 2020, bringing with it extra space tourism progress.