Published on September 1, 2019
The intent of this volume is to provide an opportunity for academics, Extension professionals, industry stakeholders and others to reflect, discuss and share the approaches they have taken to develop sustainable tourism in a variety of different contexts.
Published on May 3, 2021
FIT has proven to be the catalyst needed to launch and expand small town tourism across Michigan. FIT has provided rural leaders and their stakeholders opportunities to collaborate around suggestions from ﬁrst‐time visiting tourists to their community.
First-time visitor perspectives become the catalysts needed to spawn change just in time for the novel coronavirus pandemic
Published on January 29, 2021
City of Laingsburg, MI acts on tourism assessment results, which helps prepare them for unpredictable changes related to the pandemic, downtown business, and web presence.
Four Michigan Thumb communities organize and take action after receiving results from tourists’ first-impressions
Published on June 22, 2018
Michigan State University Extension tourism educator conducts follow-up evaluations to determine what actions and impacts come from First Impressions Tourism (FIT) assessments.