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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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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 […]

July 1, 2021

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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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Guest Post: Outdoor Fun at Cripple Creek Horse Ranch

As you dive into planning a Western Montana vacation or group tour, you’ll likely discover there’s no wrong season to visit—outdoor recreation can be found here year-round, from hiking, fishing, mountain biking, water sports and ATVing, to fat-bike trail riding, snowmobiling and even dog sledding and sleigh rides. There’s no shortage of fun to be […]

Safety Adds Travel Confidence for Group Tours in Western Montana

As we head into the planning season for future group travel, safety is top-of-mind and tour operators are looking for new destinations and options for their clients traveling to places where they will feel safe. Western Montana’s wide-open spaces and outdoor recreational opportunities—as well as its rural setting yet ease of access with two regional […]

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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

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