• PRLA and PATT to host joint Tourism Summit

     
    POSTED December 18, 2015
     

The Pennsylvania Association of Travel and Tourism and the Pennsylvania Restaurant & Lodging Association have joined forces to host a 2016 Tourism Summit at the Skytop Lodge in the Poconos, Pa.

This partnership allows both organization to amp up energy, present enlightening educational sessions and provide vital networking opportunities.

Details:

  • PRLA will host their portion of the Tourism Summit beginning on Sunday, May 15 through Tuesday, May 17.
  • PATT will host their portion of the Tourism Summit beginning the evening of Monday, May 16 through Wednesday, May 18.

Some of the collaborative opportunities:

  • PATT and PRLA will host a joint awards reception on Monday, May 16.
  • On Tuesday, May 17, we will host some joint educational opportunities together, including plans for the Pocono Mountains Convention and Visitors Bureau to host both organizations as part of their Annual Tourism Luncheon in the Poconos

More details are forthcoming, but for now, we can all look forward to the 2016 summit.

The expansive Grand View Lodge is getting even bigger. Two-ish hours from Minneapolis, the resort is appealing to planners with its new hotel and conference center it’s planning as part of its $30 million expansion. The 60-room boutique hotel—simply called North—is situated to become the perfect venue for groups looking to escape the city.

 

After four generations of Ruttger family ownership, the historic Lake Bemidji resort is now under new ownership. Mark and Karrie Nelson purchased Ruttger’s Birchmont Lodge at the conclusion of the 2017/18 season and will be expanding the property into a year-round resort.

The couple, who bring ten years of experience from previous ownership of a family resort on Cass Lake, plan to re-brand Ruttger’s as an upscale, year-round family vacation destination and retreat venue.

 

A historic landmark property has been completely overhauled and transformed into a new charming Midwest meeting place.