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Hybrid Meetings in Western Montana’s Glacier Country

As meeting planners ready for recovery, the hybrid meeting model is often at the top of the list for discussion. Should we add a virtual component? Planners and venues can anticipate that for the foreseeable future we will see some form of virtual aspects on RFPs, and planners and venues will have to entertain and […]

February 2, 2021

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Western Montana Welcomes New and Unique Lodging Options in 2021

Who else is looking for something to brighten the outlook for 2021? Is Montana on a future itinerary or do you have clients looking for a new meeting destination? If so, Western Montana’s Glacier Country has new and exciting lodging options, some open now and others coming soon. Whether you are a meeting planner and […]

January 12, 2021

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Reflecting on 2020 in Western Montana’s Glacier Country

Every January, we take a moment to look back on the year of fun and business successes we’ve had and write a reflection around our business to business program. As the new year begins, and we look back on what was one of the most tenuous years in travel and tourism, you might wonder if […]

Safe In-Person Meetings in Western Montana in 2021 and Beyond

Health and safety have become the main focus for meeting planners, especially when it comes to conferences, retreats and training events. Multiple surveys show that attendees are open to attending in-person meetings but must be reassured that necessary safety measures are in place. Here in Western Montana’s Glacier Country, our destination marketing and management organizations, convention and visitor […]

Meeting Safety Measures in Western Montana During COVID-19

As the summer leisure travel season begins to wind down, and the shoulder season where meetings and conferences usually take place comes into view, it’s no question the view is different this year thanks to COVID-19. However, Western Montana’s wide-open spaces and outdoor recreational opportunities—as well as its rural setting, yet ease of access with […]

Western Montana’s Small Towns Offer Great Meeting Destinations

Meeting trends call for larger city and urban settings to be set on the back burner for now, and it’s allowing for smaller towns to get the attention they deserve. Here in Western Montana’s Glacier Country we think it’s a great time to look ahead at smaller cities for your next meeting. The sense of […]

Preparing for the Tourism Recovery

As we navigate these uncharted waters of COVID-19, we have all had to adapt to a new reality. Our travel, tourism and hospitality industries were hit hard, and we know many are left wondering, what do we do now? Here in Western Montana at Glacier Country Tourism, we’ve put a great deal of thought and […]

How Western Montana is Social Distancing Safely Outdoors

What a time in our lives. Who would have thought we would be blogging about social distancing, staying at home and not traveling? But here we are. And the one thing we are reminded of over and over is that we are in this together, worldwide. Usually, this blog focuses on the amazing attractions, activities, […]

5 Ways to Incorporate Health and Wellness Into Meetings in Western Montana’s Glacier Country

LOCATION, LOCATION, LOCATION When you think about holding your meeting in Western Montana’s Glacier Country, you can almost smell that fresh Rocky Mountain air that will greet your attendees. An inspiring location, and possibly one your attendees have never experienced, is prime for attendance building. We’ve all received that registration notice for a unique and […]

Guest Post: 5 Reasons Grouse Mountain Lodge Is Your Next Conference Destination in Western Montana

It’s time! You’ve got a group looking to get away. You want to focus, grow and feel inspired—to recharge and reset. But you don’t want to do so just anywhere. You need a special place! Whitefish, Montana, is one of the finest conference destinations in North America. Nestled at the edge of a picturesque lake, […]

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