Tourism Talks with US Senator Mike Rounds | Black Hills & Badlands - South Dakota

Tourism Talks with US Senator Mike Rounds

  • Tourism Talks with US Senator Mike Rounds

Last week, the South Dakota Department of Tourism hosted a tourism industry roundtable discussion with U.S. Senator Mike Rounds. Black Hills & Badlands Tourism Association was pleased to be a part of the discussion. Topics included:

  • Economic Impact of the Tourism Industry in South Dakota
  • International Visitation
  • Brand USA/Tourism Promotion
  • Airport Modernization and Infrastructure Investments
  • Badlands National Park South Unit
  • Labor/Workforce
  • National Park Service Deferred Maintenance Funding Bills
  • Future of the Tourism Industry in South Dakota

Senator Rounds office later posted on Facebook, “Tourism is one of South Dakota’s top industries and vital to our state’s economy. Appreciated the opportunity to be in Rapid City today to sit down with SD Department of Tourism Secretary Jim Hagen and others who play a vital role in promoting tourism.”

Thank you to Senator Rounds and his team for their participation in these Tourism Talks and their involvement in sustaining and improving tourism in our state.