conference set for
May in Twin Falls
By GREGORY FOLEY
Express Staff Writer
The Idaho Travel Council, an
eight-member private-sector advisory board for tourism development
activities of the Idaho Department of Commerce, will convene May 4 and 5
in Twin Falls.
In an associated event, the
Department of Commerce from May 5 to 7 will sponsor the annual
Governorís Conference on Recreation and Tourism.
Both events will be held at the
Twin Falls campus of the College of Southern Idaho.
The Idaho Travel Council advises
the Department of Commerce on matters related to the travel and
convention industries and oversees a grant program to promote tourism.
Council representatives are
associates of private-sector businesses. Seven members are appointed by
the governor to represent designated travel regions in the state, while
one member serves in an "at-large" capacity.
Brent Gillette, senior sales
executive for Sun Valley Co., is the council representative for central
The annual Governorís Conference
on Recreation and Tourism is designed to assist Idaho lodging property
owners and managers, outfitters and guides, campground owners and other
For details, visit
www.idoc.state.id.us, or call
the Department of Commerce at (208) 334-2470.