John Edman reappointed as the Director of Explore Minnesota Tourism

ST. PAUL, Minn., 2019-Mar-26 — /Travel PR News/ — Governor Tim Walz and Lieutenant Governor Peggy Flanagan announced that John Edman will continue to serve as the Director of Explore Minnesota Tourism. Mr. Edman has served as the Director since his initial appointment in 2004. “Minnesota is making a name for itself as a place… Read the full press release

Explore Minnesota announces the 2019 Minnesota Governor’s Fishing Opener in the Albert Lea area, May 9-12, 2019

72nd Annual Event Hosted by Albert Lea Area Lakes May 9-12, 2019 ST. PAUL, Minn., 2019-Feb-19 — /Travel PR News/ — Mark your calendars for the 2019 Minnesota Governor’s Fishing Opener in the Albert Lea area, Thursday, May 9, to Sunday, May 12. This will be the first time in the history of the Opener… Read the full press release

Explore Minnesota highlights eight ways to enjoy the winter season in the North Star State

Explore Minnesota Shares Seasonal Statewide Travel Tips ST. PAUL, Minn., 2018-Dec-06 — /Travel PR News/ — To welcome winter, Explore Minnesota, the state’s tourism promotion office, is highlighting eight ways to enjoy the season. The North Star State is abuzz with seasonal festivals, arts, entertainment, cozy shops, outdoor adventure and more, and those who venture here… Read the full press release

Explore Minnesota partners with Adventure Creative to drive tourism throughout the state

ST. PAUL, Minn., 2018-Jun-19 — /Travel PR News/ — Explore Minnesota, the state’s tourism promotion office, announced today that Adventure Creative has been selected as the new advertising agency of record after a competitive review of proposals from several creative firms. The new contract begins July 1, 2018. Several Minnesota-based and out-of-state agencies were involved… Read the full press release

Explore Minnesota’s #OnlyinMN campaign wins Mercury Award at the Educational Seminar for Tourism Organizations conference

U.S. Travel Association recognizes state tourism office for best integrated marketing campaign ST. PAUL, Minn., 2017-Sep-06 — /Travel PR News/ — Explore Minnesota, the state’s tourism promotion office, won a prestigious Mercury Award at this week’s Educational Seminar for Tourism Organizations (ESTO) conference in Minneapolis for its successful #OnlyinMN branding and integrated marketing campaign. The award,… Read the full press release

Explore Minnesota’s 2015 spring/summer advertising campaign generated $337.4 million in traveler spending

Explore Minnesota Efforts Generate $337 Million in Spending ST. PAUL, Minn., 2016-Jan-28 — /Travel PR News/ — Explore Minnesota, the state’s tourism promotion office, announced today that its advertising efforts generated big returns for the state, resulting in 3.2 million trips, $337.4 million in traveler spending and $31.2 million in state and local taxes in 2015…. Read the full press release

Explore Minnesota: join us for a special proclamation to celebrate Minnesota’s vibrant craft beverage scene and its importance to the state’s travel industry

St. Paul, MN, 2015-9-3 — /Travel PR News/ — Explore Minnesota: join us for a special proclamation to celebrate Minnesota’s vibrant craft beverage scene and its importance to the state’s travel industry WHAT: 2015 “Minnesota Brewer & Vintner Day” at the Minnesota State Fair Join Lt. Gov. Tina Smith and Explore Minnesota for a special… Read the full press release

Explore Minnesota CEO John Edman joins Brand USA board of directors

Brand USA welcomes John Edman, director and CEO of Explore Minnesota Tourism, to board of directors Washington, D.C., 2015-1-9 — /Travel PR News/ — The board of directors of Brand USA today announced the appointment of John Edman, director and CEO of Explore Minnesota, as its newest board member. “John joins the Brand USA board during a… Read the full press release