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Group Friendly Restaurants and Contingency Plans for 2022 and Beyond

Western Montana is excited to welcome group tours to Glacier Country in 2022 and beyond. While our summer season (July and August) experiences high visitation, we know that the lure of ascending the Going-to-the-Sun Road in Glacier National Park is often a bucket list experience for many and can only be accomplished late June through […]

January 20, 2022

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New Lodging & Tourism Products in Western Montana

Happy New Year from Western Montana’s Glacier Country. It’s hard to ring in a new year without reflecting on all that’s happened in 2021. I’m sure we can all agree, it’s been a rollercoaster ride of sorts, especially in tourism. However, it’s also brought a lot of new tourism products to the region of Western […]

January 6, 2022

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Reflecting on 2021 in Western Montana’s Glacier Country

Every December we take a moment to look back on the year of business successes (and maybe a few challenges) we’ve had and write a reflection around our business to business program. Looking back at 2021, we reflect on a distinct shift Glacier Country Tourism took in increasing our promotion of stewardship in Western Montana, […]

December 16, 2021

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Western Montana Welcomes Back International Visitors

The feeling we had here in Western Montana’s Glacier Country when the U.S. borders opened on Monday, November 8 to leisure travelers was nothing short of elation. As cars lined up in British Columbia and Alberta, Canada, to enter at our northern border crossings into Western Montana, the entire staff of Glacier Country Tourism wanted […]

November 12, 2021

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Did You Miss Our Whitefish Montana Meeting Planner FAM?

The town of Whitefish, Montana, can be described as metropolitan flair meets ski-town vibe—the perfect balance of modern amenities, outdoor recreation and a lively arts and culture atmosphere. And let’s not forget the exceptional culinary scene. From boutique downtown hotels to lakeside and golf-side resorts, every property is unique and rolls out the western hospitality […]

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 […]

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 […]

Glacier National Park – The 411 for Summer 2021

As the summer season approaches and we gear up to welcome motor coach tours and hopefully international visitors to Western Montana’s Glacier Country, there are a few things to note if Glacier National Park is on the itinerary. With national parks more popular than ever this year and things still a bit out of the […]

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 […]

The Latest From Glacier Country

Group Friendly Restaurants and Contingency Plans for 2022 and Beyond

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New Lodging & Tourism Products in Western Montana

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Reflecting on 2021 in Western Montana’s Glacier Country

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Western Montana Welcomes Back International Visitors

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