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Student Tours and Exploration in Western Montana’s Glacier Country

While a lot of student travel, at first glance, appears to be focused on trips to monuments and historic places like Washington, D.C., or performance communities and venues like New York City, we invite tour operators and their clients who focus on student travel to think beyond the crowded spaces of the urban settings and […]

September 22, 2021

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What Planners Want to Know When Considering Meeting in Montana

Meeting in Montana can seem a little intimidating to some meeting planners who have never been to the Treasure State before. Montana does fall into that relatively unknown destination category for meetings and conventions. What makes it such a special place to meet is that it takes attendees out of the hustle and bustle of […]

August 11, 2021

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15 Amazing Places to Add to Your Western Montana Itinerary

You’ve got Glacier National Park as a tour destination, great! The question often comes up from tour organizers, “What should I add to the itinerary beyond Glacier National Park?” To help, we’ve rounded up 15 amazing places in Western Montana’s Glacier Country. Some are off the beaten path or are considered hidden gems, but, if […]

Safety, Wellness and Sustainability Meet in Western Montana

As face-to-face meetings make their way back, Western Montana’s Glacier Country is seeing a record number of inquiries from meeting planners. With that, we are also seeing some trends. Meeting planners are spending more time addressing attendees’ safety and aspects of wellness during the meeting or conference as well as asking different questions about sustainability […]

Did You Miss the Missoula Meeting Planner FAM?

Did you know that Missoula, Montana, was named one of the 25 best towns EVER by Outside Magazine? Described by Outside, “Missoula has all the adventure a traveler could ask for, while also offering drool-worthy food and drink scenes, a kid-friendly environment, and a welcome mat to people of all backgrounds.” Recently, Western Montana’s Glacier […]

Loop Tour of Northwest Montana – Northern Idaho

Two of the most scenic states have joined forces to give you an itinerary with loads of wide-open space yet chock-full of fun. With cultural treasures including the only archeologically verified campsite of the Lewis & Clark expedition and natural wonders like Flathead Lake—the largest freshwater lake in the western United States—and Glacier National Park, […]

7 Day Scenic Idaho and Montana Itinerary

Two of the most scenic states have joined forces to give you an itinerary with loads of wide-open spaces yet chock-full of fun. With natural wonders like Flathead Lake—the largest freshwater lake in the western United States—and Glacier National Park, the thriving Basque and art’s culture in Downtown Boise, Idaho, the show-stopping International Dark Sky […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

The Latest From Glacier Country

Student Tours and Exploration in Western Montana’s Glacier Country

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Smaller Group Tours + Slow Travel = Remarkable Memories in Western Montana

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What Planners Want to Know When Considering Meeting in Montana

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15 Amazing Places to Add to Your Western Montana Itinerary