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Excitement. Ohio. Find It Here.

Ohio’s tourism industry has begun to recover. With more people traveling, events returning, health orders lifting, and the ongoing Ohio. Find It Here. regional campaign, we are hopeful to have a strong summer travel season that continues to attract visitors to Ohio.

Excitement. Ohio. Find It Here.

AAA predicted that 37 million Americans traveled over the Memorial Day weekend which was only 13% below the great numbers of 2019. The most recent Longwoods International consumer sentiment study found that 90% of travelers have plans to travel in the next six months with many of those planning to travel in the next one to two months. Also encouraging, we have heard from many destinations and attractions that you are busy again. 

This is great news! Ohio's tourism industry has begun to recover. With more people traveling, events returning, health orders lifting, and the ongoing Ohio. Find It Here. regional campaign, we are hopeful to have a strong summer travel season that continues to attract visitors to Ohio.

In addition, the state of Ohio has new grant programs to help food and beverage establishments, entertainment venues, lodging, and small businesses. See the article below for more details and the next steps you can take to prepare to apply for the grants.

It has been an exciting start to the 2021 summer travel season and we look forward to working with you to welcome even more guests. Please continue to help us promote Ohio by tagging @Ohio.FindItHere and using the hashtag #OhioFindItHere.
 
Best regards,

Matt MacLaren
Director, TourismOhio