Archive of: Tourism

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Sunshine will bake the weekend ‘Taste’

An outdoor food and beverage festival this weekend in Tacoma's Point Defiance park will likely bring thousands of visitors, considering the warm, sunny weather.

June 2017

What’s dollar value of ‘Arts/Culture’?

An arts advocacy economic analysis suggests that spending for culture and the arts in Tacoma is worth more than $137 million annually.

June 2017
Tall ships are in Tacoma

Tall ships are in Tacoma

Hospitality businesses are looking forward to the forecast return to Spring/Summer weather for the weekend, to fully make the most of Festival of Sail Tacoma, which has brought up to 25 'tall ships' to Thea Foss Waterway.

June 2017

Oly performance center to close for repairs

Needed mechanical repairs will require an extended summer closure for Olympia's Washington Center for the Performing Arts.

June 2017

Funds available for Lewis’ tourism promo

Using taxes collected from visitors to promote Lewis County tourism starts with proposals from groups in the county. And those ideas must reach Lewis County this month.

June 2017

C-SPAN to visit Tacoma, feature city's history

C-SPAN is coming to Tacoma next week to feature the history and nonfiction literature of the city.

June 2017

Fifth anniversary for America's Car Museum

America’s Car Museum just keeps on trucking, with the Tacoma attraction firing on all cylinders as it celebrates its fifth anniversary.

June 2017
Cruise ships coming to South Sound

Cruise ships coming to South Sound

An experience tour ship company that has been carrying visitors to the Columbia and Snake Rivers, as well as Alaska's Inside Passage, for years has announced plans to call in the South Sound in 2018.

May 2017

Thurston County: a taste for ?

Iconic local candy manufacturer Ice Chips is joining with visitor promotion folks in the South Sound to identify the "Taste of Thurston County" The vote is up to you.

March 2017

Tacoma promoted for small conventions

Travel industry observers nationally are finally noticing what the South Sound can deliver to smaller conventions and corporate meetings.

February 2017
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