Welcome to the Explore Minnesota Tourism Industry website!
Explore Minnesota welcomes you to the Industry website, built especially for and about the businesses and organizations that make tourism an $11.9 billion industry in the state, employing nearly 240,000 people in 2011 – up from $11.3 billion and 235,000 jobs in 2010.
For a snapshot of the 2013 annual travel and tourism economic impact highlights for the state of Minnesota, tourism regions, and counties follow the link below.
This website is the go-to place to learn about ways that you can get involved in tourism promotion and marketing opportunities or dig into a wealth of research and reports on things that explain the impact of tourism on the economy, along with trends and facts and figures. We will keep this site up-to-date with training opportunities, and timely information on issues that may affect you.
Be sure to check out the Featured Programs page, where we will post the most relevant, timely items that may be of interest to you.
If you have an upcoming conference or industry event that could be of interest to this audience, or if you have a question or comment for Explore Minnesota Tourism please contact us.
2013 Explore MN Tourism Video
Check out Explore Minnesota Tourism's brand new video, which will be used as a general tool for presentations, events, online marketing, and more
2014 Explore Minnesota Tourism Conference
Plan to attend the 2014 Explore Minnesota Tourism Conference, February 4-5, 2014 at the Duluth Entertainment Convention Center (DECC).