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July 2014 Newsletter

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR UPDATE   Louise Stanton-Masten   This past week I attended the Destination Management Association International (DMAI) annual conference. It’s been a great learning experience, with...

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June 2014 Newsletter

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR UPDATE   Louise Stanton-Masten Staff Changes at the WTA Sarah Winter, WTA finance and operations manager left the WTA last week and is at home...

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May 2014 Newsletter

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR UPDATE   Louise Stanton-Masten Early this year Governor Jay Inslee established a Blue Ribbon Task Force on Outdoor Recreation to develop a strategy, action plan...

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April 2014 Newsletter

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR UPDATE   Louise Stanton-Masten Since last month’s newsletter, there have been several important WTA activities, with positive impacts on our programs and statewide tourism promotion...

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New Edition of the Official Washington Visitors’ Guide Released

SEATTLE – The Washington Tourism Alliance (WTA) announced the release of the 2014 official Washington State Visitors’ Guide. The guide is produced through a strategic partnership with...

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2013 Washington State Tourism Data Released by the Washington Tourism Alliance

Each year the Washington Tourism Alliance publishes statewide tourism data which document travel industry trends and present the most current travel spending, visitation, tax receipts, international travel...

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Governor Signs Tourism Funding Study Bill

Tourism Industry Leaders Applaud Governor and Legislature, While Industry Concerns Remain About Market Share Decline Following Release of New Data Olympia, Wash. – On March 27th Governor...

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March 2014 Newsletter

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR UPDATE   Louise Stanton-Masten Over the past several months the WTA has worked tirelessly to promote passage of our long-term funding legislation. We were pleased...

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Tourism Funding Study Bill Passes State House and Senate

Washington Tourism Alliance Thanks the Legislature for its Support Olympia, Wash. – Last night, the Washington State Senate passed Substitute House Bill 2229 to support study of...

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Lawmakers consider bill to bolster state tourism

By LISA BAUMANN, Associated Press Updated 4:16 pm, Monday, March 3, 2014 OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — After eliminating the state tourism office in 2011, Washington lawmakers are considering...

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