Stephanie Klett http://wxpr.org en Klett Delivers $10K Marketing Check To RCOC http://wxpr.org/post/klett-delivers-10k-marketing-check-rcoc <p>The state's top tourism official dropped by the Rhinelander Chamber of Commerce Thursday with a big check to promote this year's Boom Lake Log Jam.</p><p>Tourism Secretary Stephenie Klett delivered $10,000 in Joint Effort Marketing money to promote Rhinelander's relatively new event. She says it's a competitive marketing grant and there were many groups hoping to get some of the promotion money. She says Rhinelander's application stood out....</p> Thu, 22 May 2014 21:35:45 +0000 Ken Krall 18723 at http://wxpr.org Klett Delivers $10K Marketing Check To RCOC Northwoods Tourism Showed Growth In 2013 http://wxpr.org/post/northwoods-tourism-showed-growth-2013 <p>The state's Tourism Secretary says 2013 showed strong growth by travelers in Wisconsin and especially the Northwoods.</p><p>This week is national Travel and Tourism week.</p><p>Stephanie Klett says tourism had a 17 billion dollar impact on the state's economy last year up $700 million from the year before. More than 100 million visits from travelers. She says increasing the tourism marketing budget has paid off big dividends..</p><p></p> Mon, 05 May 2014 03:52:00 +0000 Ken Krall 17799 at http://wxpr.org Northwoods Tourism Showed Growth In 2013 Flying In From Hollywood http://wxpr.org/post/flying-hollywood <p>Eagle River got a dose of Hollywood last week.&nbsp; State tourism officials hosted a screening of the movie Airplane. &nbsp;Jim Abrahams was in attendance.</p><p></p> Mon, 01 Jul 2013 09:00:00 +0000 Natalie Jablonski 4330 at http://wxpr.org Flying In From Hollywood Zucker, Abrahams Coming To Eagle River http://wxpr.org/post/zucker-abrahams-coming-eagle-river <P>Hollywood, tourism and promotion all come together at a free event Friday night in Eagle River.</P> <P>The Department of Tourism has launched a new ad promoting Wisconsin which was recorded here, says Tourism Secretary Stephanie Klett...</P> <P><I><U> </U></I></P> <P><I><U>"...we just launched our summer commercial spot and it was filmed, thanks to our friends at the Eagle River Area Chamber, in Sayner at Plum Lake at a location they felt would be perfect. Sat, 22 Jun 2013 12:33:09 +0000 Ken Krall 4037 at http://wxpr.org Zucker, Abrahams Coming To Eagle River