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  • What’s New and Happening This Fall in Tennessee

    Thursday, September 23, 2021 | 08:06am

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Sept. 22, 2021) – Red, orange, and vibrant yellows burst through the trees, the aroma of pumpkin and apple treats fill the crisp, cool air, laughter fills corn mazes and pumpkin patches and stories of haunted destinations inspire curiosity.

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  • Celebrate the Most Colorful Days of Autumn in Tennessee

    Wednesday, September 15, 2021 | 02:34pm

    Sept. 14, 2021 – NASHVILLE, Tenn. - With autumn days quickly approaching, fall is the idyllic time to celebrate the most brilliant hues and outdoor beauty Tennessee has to offer. Pile on the fall fun and experience the Volunteer State’s sprawling rainbow of autumn colors with these Instagram-worthy leaf-peeping spots, relaxing hikes, scenic drives and hidden outdoor treasures Tennessee’s stunning fall foliage is credited to its diverse tree species.

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  • Tennessee Tourism Outperformed the Nation in 2020 with $16.8 Billion in Visitor Spending Despite COVID-19

    Friday, August 06, 2021 | 07:26am

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Aug. 6, 2021 - Tennessee tourism generated $16.8 billion in domestic and international travel spending in 2020, a 31.6 percent decline from the previous year according to newly-released economic impact data from U.S. Travel Association and Tourism Economics. Travel in Tennessee generated nearly 150,000 jobs and $1.4 billion in state and local tax revenue. Despite the impact of COVID-19, efforts to promote outdoor travel opportunities helped Tennessee outperform the national average decline of 42 percent.

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  • Tennessee Department of Tourist Development Wins Prestigious Cannes Gold Lion Award for “Kid Reviewed” Campaign

    Monday, August 02, 2021 | 08:29am

    NASHVILLE – July 30, 2021 – In the Spring of 2019, the Tennessee Department of Tourist Development conducted a scientific experiment to prove just how much fun children have on a Tennessee vacation. Using an innovative wearable device called a Laugh Tracker, which used voice-recognition and location-based tracking technology, Tennessee Tourism created a special vacation planning website as part of its “Kid Reviewed” campaign showing locations that generated the greatest joy for the state’s youngest visitors.

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  • Make a Splash on Your Next Tennessee Adventure

    Thursday, July 15, 2021 | 10:00am

    July 15, 2021 - NASHVILLE, Tenn. - As summertime heats up, make a splash on your next Tennessee adventure, and dive into the state’s abundant waterways with endless water-filled activities. With over a half-million acres of lakes and 50,000 miles of rivers, come be a part of the thrilling adventures, relaxing vibes and unlimited possibilities Tennessee has to offer.

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  • 10,000 Airline Vouchers Up for Grabs When Travelers Book a Trip to Tennessee

    Tuesday, July 06, 2021 | 07:33am

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. – July 4, 2021 – Tennessee Governor Bill Lee and country superstar Brad Paisley are teaming up to launch “Tennessee on Me” a nationwide campaign to promote Tennessee tourism. “On me” offers 10,000 free airline vouchers to four key Tennessee airports – Nashville, Memphis, Chattanooga, and Knoxville – with the purchase of a 2-night stay at TennesseeOnMe.com.

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  • Help Wanted: Tennessee Seeks Employees for Thriving Leisure and Hospitality Industry

    Friday, June 18, 2021 | 07:36am

    NASHVILLE – June 17, 2021 – Tennessee’s Department of Tourist Development (TDTD) and HospitalityTN are joining forces to attract workers to the state’s thriving leisure and hospitality industry. The new “Come Work, Come Play” campaign launched today and urges prospective employees to consider hospitality jobs for their flexible hours, career advancement opportunities and strong sense of community.

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  • Celebrate Dad with the Ultimate Tennessee Getaway

    Tuesday, June 15, 2021 | 07:47am

    June 7, 2021 – NASHVILLE, Tenn. – With Father’s Day just around the corner, treat Dad to the natural wonders, thrilling adventures and southern hospitality of Tennessee. Whether he is into hiking, fishing, golfing, or cheering on his favorite team in the stands, gift Dad with the ultimate guys weekend he will never forget.

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  • Be Clean, Go Green and Travel Sustainably in Tennessee

    Thursday, April 15, 2021 | 08:00am

    April 15, 2021 – Nashville, Tenn. - Known for its natural beauty, unique culture and southern hospitality, Tennessee strives to be at the forefront of sustainability efforts to preserve its wonder and charm for future generations to come. This Earth Day, be clean and go green with Tennessee Department of Tourist Development by sustainably eating, exploring and lodging across the state.

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  • Tennessee Tourism Launches New Campaign "For the Love" of Safe Travel

    Tuesday, October 13, 2020 | 10:30am

    NASHVILLE – The Tennessee Department of Tourist Development kicks off its busiest travel season with a new campaign aimed at protecting the health of visitors and residents. The “For the Love of Tennessee, Travel Safe” initiative reminds residents to play—but play it safe—by exploring the state’s unmatched scenic beauty, outdoor activities, urban centers and charming small towns while following key safety guidelines like mask-wearing, social distancing and sanitization.

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