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Advocate to Preserve Tourism Funding

In recent years, Iowa’s tourism sector has experienced historic levels of funding from the state legislature. This infusion of financial support has been instrumental in propelling initiatives like Destination Iowa, […]

Tourism Industry Shares Impact with Elected Officials

The Iowa Travel Industry Partners (iTIP) association gathered statewide partners for Tourism Legislative Night with Iowa’s elected officials on January 17, 2024. Conversations taking place at Curate in Downtown Des […]

Statewide Tourism & Hospitality Awards Announced

DES MOINES (May 16, 2023) – Iowa Travel Industry Partners (iTIP), the leading statewide association of the tourism and hospitality industry, has announced the recipients of the inaugural iTIP Awards. […]

Legislative Session Recap – 2023

Thursday, May 4, Sine Die, marked the last day of the first session of the 90th Iowa General Assembly. Legislators were able to reach an agreement on the FY2024 budget […]

FACE-TO-FACE MEETINGS ARE Critical

FACE-TO-FACE MEETINGS ARE Critical TO STRONGER ECONOMIES AND BUSINESSES   IT’S TIME TO FACE THE FACTS: Meetings are essential to Iowa. They also matter deeply to those who visit us […]

IOWA’S HOSPITALITY INDUSTRY SHARES IMPACT OF TOURISM

(Des Moines, IA) – The Iowa Travel Industry Partners (iTIP) association gathered statewide partners for Tourism Legislative Night with Iowa’s elected officials January 17, 2023. Conversations taking place at Curate […]

HISTORIC LEGISLATIVE SESSION FOR TOURISM

Iowa’s legislative session finally came to a close in the early morning hours of May 25, 2022. Now that there has been time to let the dust settle, we can […]