Our goal is to provide a space for the tourism industry to come together and provide inspiration for one other.Through positive messaging, community support, inspiration sharing, idea generation, and educational resources, we aim to get through this COVID scare and find a better place than we've been before. This will take time. This will take effort. But we are #strongertogether. www.tourismstrong.com
Path to Recovery - Gallup Real True
#TourismStrong 's Apryl Chapman Thomas heads west for our 13th episode of Path to Recovery. Nestled in spectacular red rock beauty and located along historic Route 66, Gallup, New Mexico is the one true place that offers enticing outdoor adventures while seamlessly blending awe-inspiring art and rich culture deeply rooted in Native American tradition and its people. Join Apryl has they discuss how tourism has changed for Gallup Real True in 2020.
Originally recorded on October 2, 2020
Path to Recovery - Adventures on the Gorge
Adventures on the Gorge has combined a premier location, industry expertise, and a deep enthusiasm for adventure to create a vacation experience unlike any other. Join #TourismStrong volunteer Apryl Chapman Thomas as she heads to West Virginia to discuss the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Originally recorded on July 1, 2020
Path to Recovery - Denison, Texas
Denison is the gateway to Lake Texoma, birthplace of former President Dwight D. Eisenhower and home of T.V. Munson. They are a town of ingenuity and innovation but they definitely know how to kick back, relax, and unwind. Tune in to hear #TourismStrong volunteer Apryl Chapman Thomas chat with Discover Denison about travel in today's COVID climate.
Originally recorded on September 17, 2020
Path to Recovery - Spuddy's Cajun Cooking Experience
Don't you just love authentic Cajun food? We sure do! #TourismStrong volunteer and travel blogger Apryl Chapman Thomas heads back to Louisiana for a chat with Spuddy's Cajun Cooking Experience about how tourism has changed during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Originally recorded on September 23, 2020
Path to Recovery - Louisiana's Cajun Bayou
In Louisiana's Cajun Bayou, just 35 miles south of New Orleans, you'll discover the unapologetic Cajun culture of Lafourche Parish. #TourismStrong volunteer Apryl Chapman Thomas heads to the bayou to learn how this deep south destination has navigated through the COVID-19 pandemic.
Originally recorded on September 9, 2020
Path to Recovery - Choose Chicago
Chicago is a city unlike any other. It's known for having a resilient spirit and inspiring comebacks. #TourismStrong volunteer and travel blogger Apryl Chapman Thomas chats with Choose Chicago as they plan for their next comeback post COVID.
Originally recorded on August 7, 2020
Marica and her team provide thoughtful insight on the industry.
The amount of learning in these episodes is wonderful. Love hearing about how other tourism entities are getting through 2020.