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Diane Van Wyngarden
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Experience and explore Iowa in ways never before thought possible. Iowa State University Extension and Outreach extends this invitation to educational travel courses.
A statewide Guide Training workshop will be held April 11 at the Central Iowa Expo administration building near Boone. The new ISU Extension and Outreach program is the first of its kind in Iowa, designed specifically for staff and volunteers who lead guided programs at Iowa’s community tourism attractions.
Registration is now open for statewide Guide Training workshops at three Iowa locations. This program was created for staff and volunteers who lead guided programs at Iowa’s cities and tourism attractions.
Travel experts predict a pent-up demand to hit the road as soon as people are able to get out. “Now is the time to get ready,” said Diane Van Wyngarden, tourism specialist for Iowa State University Extension and Outreach.
Safety is a top consideration when travelers make decisions, from which destination they choose, to the hotels and restaurants they select. Business communication with customers is key, according to Diane Van Wyngarden, tourism specialist for Iowa State University Extension and Outreach.
This spring, the public is invited to participate in the Great Iowa Road Trip, a weekend event planned to help revive Iowa’s small businesses and small towns. The April 30-May 1 event will be a coordinated, mapped tour of businesses and attractions in southern Iowa.