Press releases

May 21, 2018

Data shows tourism visits, revenue and jobs on the rise; tourism now a $44 billion industry


TourismOhio today released 2017 data documenting the eighth consecutive year of sustained growth within the state’s tourism industry and highlighting its importance as an economic driver for the...Read more
May 4, 2018

Governor proclaims May 9 Ohio Tourism Day; 2017 tourism economic impact to be released

In celebration of National Travel and Tourism Week (May 6-12, 2018), TourismOhio is hosting Ohio Tourism Day on May 9 on the Ohio Statehouse West Plaza in Columbus. The free event will showcase 90...Read more
April 25, 2018

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From banana splits and a duct tape fashion show to WWII aircrafts and live music, Ohio has plenty of warm weather fun to entertain the whole family. Connect with those who mean the most to you while...Read more
January 18, 2018

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With the holiday season behind us and schedules returning to normal, this is the time to plan your next Ohio getaway with family and friends. To inspire these travel plans, TourismOhio has launched...Read more
November 9, 2017
For Immediate Release Contacts: Tamara Brown, 614-466-8591 Leslie Holbrook, 614-383-1635 Wonder. Find it Here. at more
June 28, 2017

Celebrate National Ice Cream Month in July at these Local Scoop Shops

COLUMBUS, Ohio (June 28, 2017) - What goes with cake at parties, cheers you up after a breakup, provides a destination for family bonding and makes the perfect end to a summer picnic? Ice cream, of...Read more