is the third largest industry in the state
of North Dakota and offers some of the best opportunities for economic
development for the state.
Join the North Dakota Tourism Alliance
Partnership (TAP) in its efforts to keep it growing!
business survive without the visitor
individually afford the constant monitoring
of legislative issues related to the tourism industry?
your business be left out of decisions
affecting the future direction of the visitor industry during critical
TAP was originally organized in 2000 by the Destination Marketing Association of North Dakota. In 2001, TAP merged with the
Tourism Cluster of the New Economy Initiative (NEI), which was coordinated
by the Greater North Dakota Chamber of Commerce.
Industry with Big Returns
Tourism is a rapidly expanding industry
worldwide and in North Dakota. Exciting new trends such as
eco-tourism, combined with the commemoration of the Lewis and Clark
Expedition, provide an important impetus for tourism industry growth.
Investing in tourism marketing means growing North Dakota.
top initiative at every one of the original eight TAP meetings held
simultaneously across the state was to establish a statewide tourism
association, thus the formation of TAP."
- Randy Hatzenbuhler
T.R. Medora Foundation