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2020 is off to a busy start for the tourism industry! TIAK had another great Destination Statehouse (despite the unexpected legislature closure). 

A quick reminder that Attraction Development Grants open on March 1st with a deadline of April 30th. Click here for more information, guidelines and application for the Attraction Development Grants. 

We'd also like to extend a special congratulations to our Marketing Grant winners listed below:

FY 2020 Marketing Grant Awardees

  • Birger Sandzen Memorial Foundation- Kansas Scenic Byways Invitational
  • City of Cimarron- Historic Cimarron City Jail Storyboard Project
  • Historic Elgin Hotel- 2020 Marketing Expansion
  • Kansas I-70 Association- Kansas I-70 Completion 50th Anniversary Marketing Campaign
  • Lawrence Busker Festival- 2020 Lawrence Busker Festival Marketing & Website Campaign
  • Onward Ottawa- Rhythm & Ride Event
  • Paper Plains Literary Festival- 2020 Pilot Marketing Campaign
  • William Inge Center for the Arts – 39th Annual William Inge Theatre Festival


Heartland Byways Conference

Heartland Byways Conference

Register Now

Join the Kansas Tourism Heartland Byways Conference for educational opportunities, byways updates, networking, and more. Held this year in Leavenworth, April 14-16th!  Be sure to sign up for sponsorship and exhibitor opportunities!

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KDWPT Launches Mobile Apps

Download CampIt KS, HuntFish KS today!

KDWPT is proud to announce the arrival of the department’s first-ever mobile apps, CampIt KS and HuntFish KS – making Kansas outdoors more accessible than ever before. The innovative mobile apps allow users to seamlessly reserve campsites and buy licenses – anytime, anywhere, and from any mobile device.

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Mobile Apps
Spring Break

KS Spring Break Adventures

Featured on WIBW

Our very own Kelli Hilliard was featured on WIBW this week encouraging viewers to have a Kansas getaway. She highlighted some of the places across the state that make Kansas a great place to visit, so be sure to watch and share!

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National Travel and Tourism Week
ADA Compliance Check List
Research and Reports

Attraction Development Grant Opens - March 1st

GCTT Meeting - March 6th

Kansas Media Tradeshow - March 30-31st

Heartland Byways Conference - April 14-16th

Attraction Development Grant Deadline- April 30th


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