National Travel & Tourism Week

Each year destinations around the country celebrate National Travel and Tourism Week during the first week of May. This May 1-7 Experience Sioux Falls along with many other organizations with ties to the visitor industry will recognize the significant role travel has in our economy. More statistics will be shared on this in our May newsletter, but in the meantime, mark your calendars for these events during the 2022 National Travel and Tourism Week.

Wednesday, May 4
Spring Hospitality Training

2:30pm-4:30pm - Free
Holiday Inn City Centre

South Dakota Department of Tourism will host its Spring Hospitality Training session at the Holiday Inn City Centre from 2:30pm to 4:30pm. This is a FREE session intended for frontline employees. Attendees will hear from Christine Cashen who will teach strategies to achieve the best in your personal and professional life, leaving you feeling charged up and motivated. Christine's passion and enthusiasm has led to her rave reviews. You won't want to miss this one!

Friday, May 6
Celebrate Sioux Falls

11:30am-1:30pm - Free
Washington Pavilion's Paladino Hohm Sculpture Garden
Enjoy a treat from Experience Sioux Falls as we wrap-up National Travel and Tourism Week. Swing by the Washington Pavilion's Paladino Hohm Sculpture Garden on the north side of the building from 11:30am to 1:30pm for a free scoop of Culver's frozen custard and a t-shirt *while supplies last. Everyone is welcome, even if you are not a member of the visitor industry—we would love to say hi!

May 1 - June 30
Sioux Falls FAM Tour Contest

Experience Sioux Falls is hosting a city Familiarization (FAM) Tour Contest that encourages frontline employees to visit participating attractions to learn about the many things to do and see in Sioux Falls so they can provide recommendations to visitors. Visit participating attractions and win prizes!