National Travel and Tourism Week: May 2-8, 2021
One thing we’ve all learned during the past year is that travel matters, more than ever. It matters to the economy. To our workforce. And to our personal well-being. National Travel and Tourism Week (NTTW), an annual tradition that spotlights the collective strength of the U.S. travel industry, takes place this year May 2-8, 2021.
This year’s theme, the Power of Travel, recognizes the industry’s role in bringing back our vibrant communities, restoring the U.S. economy, rebuilding our workforce and reconnecting America.
Prior to the pandemic, tourism supported over 53,000 jobs in Greater Palm Springs and contributed $7.5 billion to the local economy. While we’ve faced extraordinary challenges, National Travel and Tourism Week is an opportunity to turn the page to a new chapter.
To celebrate, we’re hosting a virtual town hall, where we’ll take a look at how consumers feel about traveling right now; highlight state and regional destination marketing plans; and share updates on our newest program, T.E.A.M. GPS, as well as our Tourism Foundation efforts. Join in with these Zoom backgrounds for National Travel and Tourism Week.
As we celebrate how the power of travel will drive recovery, we will also be connecting partners with a series of volunteer opportunities as we Drive to Change Lives in our community.
Schedule of Events
Join us in spotlighting the role of tourism in our community and country.
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