Destination Missoula

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Tourism Organizations & Lingo

Helpful Tourism Links

State of Montana Montana Office of Tourism--Website | Montana Office of Tourism--Intranet | Tourism Advisory Council | Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks | Montana Historical Society

Travel Regions (Missoula is in Glacier Country) | Glacier Country | Southwest Montana | Central Montana | Yellowstone Country | Missouri River Country | Southeast Montana

Convention and Visitors Bureaus Billings | Bozeman | Butte | Great Falls | Helena | Kalispell | MissoulaWest Yellowstone | Whitefish |

Montana Office of Tourism Websites visitmt.comwww.visitmt.com/things-to-do/history/lewis-and-clark-trail.html | wintermt.com | montanakids.com | montanameetings.com www.montanafilm.com | tourism.mt.gov/

Other Useful Sites Glacier National Park | Yellowstone National Park | Discovering Lewis and Clark | Bureau of Land Management | US Geological Survey

National Tourism Resources Destination Marketing Association International | US Travel Association | National Tour Association | American Bus Association

Montana Tourism-Related Acronym List Tourism lingo can sometimes be like alphabet soup.  For some insight, see the list below.

  • ADR--Average Daily Rate
  • B&B--Bed and Breakfast
  • BIA--Bureau of Indian Affairs
  • BLM--Bureau of Land Management
  • COTC--Crown of the Continent
  • CTAP--Community Tourism Assessment Program
  • CVB--Convention and Visitors Bureau
  • DMAI--Destination Marketing Association International
  • DMO--Destination Marketing Organization
  • DNRC--Dept of Natural Resources and Conservation
  • (M)DOC--(Montana) Department of Commerce
  • (M)DOT--(Montana) Department of Transportation
  • FAM Tour--Familiarization Tour
  • FWP--Montana Department of Fish, Wildlife and Parks
  • GNP--Glacier National Park
  • GPI--Glacier Park Incorporated
  • ITRR--Institute for Tourism and Recreation Research
  • MCA--Montana Code Annotated
  • MHS-- Montana Historical Society
  • MIKA--Montana Innkeepers Association
  • MTRI--Montana Tourism & Recreation Initiative
  • MTTA--Montana Tribal Tourism Alliance
  • RevPar--Revenue Per Available Room
  • RMI--Rocky Mountain International
  • SEGP--Special Events Grant Program
  • SEO--Search Engine Optimization
  • TAC--Tourism Advisory Council
  • TBID--Tourism Business Improvement District
  • TIAM--Travel Industry Association of Montana
  • TIIP--Tourism Infrastructure Investment Program
  • TOL--Travelers for Open Lands
  • TIAM-- Travel Industry Association of Montana
  • TM-- Travel Montana
  • VIC--Visitor Information Center
  • YNP--Yellowstone National Park