- Itinerary Planning: yes
- Group-Friendly Hotels: Yes
- Group-Friendly Restaurants: Yes
- Meet and Greet: Yes
- Restrooms Available: Yes
- Tour Guides Available: Yes
- Receptive Services: Yes
About Explore Minnesota
The Travel Trade unit of Explore Minnesota the state domestically and internationally as a travel destination to tour operators, group tour operators and travel agents. In addition, Travel Trade promotes coverage of Minnesota in travel trade and international media. We attend trade shows, orchestrate sales missions, create direct mailings and advertising, and host familiarization tours.
In the United states, we work with tour operators from throughout the country to develop group tours, packaged travel and FIT travel programs, including the annual Group & Packaged Travel Planner magazine.
Our international program works to increase the number of international visitors to the state and to extend the length of their stay. Primary target markets for Minnesota’s international activities are Canada, Mexico, German-speaking countries, the United Kingdom and Ireland, the Nordic countries, France, Japan and China.