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Get to know the Tour Colorado Association. Tour Colorado brings together Colorado destinations, attractions, lodgers and tourism based service providers as one statewide organization to market Colorado directly to domestic tour operators and packaged travel planners.

Open to members and non-members you are invited....

TOUR COLORADO ASSOCIATION QUARTERLY MEETING

It was requested that the meeting locations move around the state to give Tour CO members the opportunity to visit new areas and give locals in the area an opportunity to attend. See you in Durango in a few weeks!

THURSDAY, August 23, 2018

HOSTED BY BAR D CHUCKWAGON,

"Old West Cowboy Music Show and Chuckwagon Supper"

8080 COUNTY ROAD 250, DURANGOClick for Directions

MEETING SCHEDULE:

• 4:30 - 5:00 PM TOUR COLORADO MEETING IN THE BAR D CHUCKWAGON OL' COWBOY CHAPEL. OPEN TO MEMBERS AND NON-MEMBERS, FREE

• 5:15 - 6:30 PM EDUCATION SESSION OPEN TO MEMBERS AND NON-MEMBERS. FREE

Topic for discussion -Age Wave of Travelers: Increasing knowledge and experiencing everyday life by doing things are at the top of the to-do list for many millennials when traveling. Growing up in a technologically advanced world where travelling and communication go hand-in-hand and is now easier than ever before but businesses have to be ahead of the Wave, learn how.Presented by Tour Operator Michael Embrey

Presenter Bio - For more than 30 years Michael Embrey been active in special events, entertainment, hospitality and international travel. He is a requested speaker in the area of tour and travel enhancement and has developed seminars based on the changing travel market. His “Tourism vs. Eventism” program has had a far-reaching impact on a wide variety of audiences and as a motivational speaker, guest lecturer and author, he has made appearances throughout the United States. FunME Events Excursions is both a domestic and international group tour/ travel company, specializing in entertainment and experiential travel. They produce specialty and niche tours for student and adult groups, performance festivals and events. FunME Events Entertainment is a special events and entertainment productions company which includes clients from America’s top Fortune 500 companies, convention and visitors bureaus, state and national event organizations, and festival groups. Mr. Embrey serves on four (4) Board of Directors (3 in tourism): Tour Colorado (VP); SKAL Chicago (VP); DeKalb County (IL) CVB; DeKalb Chamber (IL)

• 6:30 - 7:15 PM Enjoy the Bar D grounds and activities

• 7:30 PM - DINNER IS SERVED, followed by the fun old west music and comedy stage show of the Bar D Wranglers. Discounted for mtg attendees $20.00 p/person, reg $26.00 p/person.

Reminder - Please RSVP for the meeting in Durango by EOD on Monday, August 20.

Carrie Whitley, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

For those attendees who would like to stay overnight on Aug. 23rd, Tour Colorado has arranging discounted room rates of 99.00 at the Strater Hotel,

limited block of room for Tour CO Members Only.

Connect by email to Megan Reynolds, Strater Hotel to place your reservation.

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