February Was a Busy Inquiry Month at Explore Minnesota Tourism
Release Date: Mar 07, 2013
February was a busy month for our Travel Counselors. Incoming calls increased 23.3%, e-mail inquiries were up 16% and requests received by mail jumped 119% over January numbers.
Website visits for February 2013 are up 23% over February 2012, from 193,862 to 238,059. In fact, if you take out the leap day of Feb. 29 last year, the increase was 27%.
In addition, every e-newsletter & report subscription list increased substantially throughout February. Overall there were 43,338 new subscribers which is a 22% increase over the previous month.
As the spring/summer travel season approaches, this spike in inquiries seems to indicate a strong interest in travel planning.