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WYOMING OFFICE OF TOURISM LAUNCHES WY RESPONSIBLY 2021 SUMMER CAMPAIGN

May 13, 2021—Cheyenne, Wyoming—Today, Wyoming Office of Tourism (WOT) announced it will launch its second summer of the WY Responsibly campaign on June 1, encouraging all to be mindful travelers throughout the state. The WY Responsibly campaign is a value-based mission to educate and facilitate responsible travel by being stewards of Wyoming’s natural spaces, wildlife, communities and culture.

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GOVERNOR GORDON AUTHORIZES FUNDING TO TEMPORARILY REOPEN 9 REST AREAS FOR THE SUMMER TRAVEL SEASON

May 6, 2021 - Cheyenne, Wyoming - Governor Mark Gordon has directed the Wyoming Department of Transportation (WYDOT) and Wyoming Office of Tourism (WOT) to partner to temporarily reopen and operate nine previously closed rest areas for at least the duration of the 2021 tourist season.

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WYOMING OFFICE OF TOURISM RELEASES 2020 TRAVEL ECONOMIC IMPACT DATA

April 27, 2021 —Cheyenne, Wyoming— Today, the Wyoming Office of Tourism released its 2020 Economic Impact of Travel in Wyoming report, conducted by Dean Runyan Associates. According to the report, in a year when travel was limited, and socially distant destinations were in greater demand, Wyoming’s travel economy only declined by 23 percent, whereas the U.S. travel economy declined by 36 percent.

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WYOMING NAMED TOP TRAVEL DESTINATION BY TRAVEL + LEISURE AND AFAR

January 25, 2021—Cheyenne, Wyoming— Vast open spaces, breathtaking landscapes and western charm are just a few reasons Wyoming has been recognized as one of “The 50 Best Places to Travel in 2021” by Travel + Leisure and a top North American destination in AFAR’s “Where We’ll Go in 2021 – When We Can.”

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SOUTH DAKOTA AND WYOMING TOURISM DEPARTMENTS COME TOGETHER TO PROMOTE THE ULTIMATE AMERICAN ROAD TRIP

September 2, 2020 – Cheyenne, Wyoming – As Americans begin to travel again and road trips to the great outdoors emerge as the preferred way to vacation, South Dakota and Wyoming have joined forces to promote travel to their states with the Black to Yellow tourism campaign. Running through September 2020, the campaign seeks to entice travelers to hit the road, traversing the scenic routes that wind from South Dakota’s majestic Badlands National Park to Wyoming’s iconic Yellowstone National Park.

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WYOMING COMMEMORATES MILESTONE 150TH FIRST WOMEN’S VOTE ANNIVERSARY

August 26, 2020 - Cheyenne, Wyoming - This year, Wyoming continues to commemorate 150 years of women’s suffrage and firsts for women in the nation. As the United States honors the 100th anniversary of the 19th Amendment, which guaranteed women the right to vote, Wyoming will mark the 150th anniversary of the first woman to vote on Sept. 6, 2020. On the morning of Sept. 6, 1870, in Laramie, Wyo., Louisa Swain made history by becoming the first woman to cast an electoral ballot under laws giving women full civil and political equality with men.

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