THE NEXT GENERATION
The Pigeon Forge Department of Tourism invites Group Sales Managers from
Pigeon Forge, Gatlinburg and Sevierville to:
Working with Student & Youth Groups
Presented by Bud Geissler
Owner, Metro Tours; former SYTA President; and Director, Group Travel Odyssey
Wednesday, October 1, 2014 - 9 a.m.
LeConte Center at Pigeon Forge
(In the North Conference Room)
Bud will present everything you need to know about student and youth travel. He’ll give you tips on how to reach this market, how to prepare for their arrival, how to take care of them once they are here, and ways you can make their experience a memory of a lifetime.
“… Travel is a key part of a complete education, and we are committed to providingstudent and youth travelers with safe, rich, and rewarding travel experiences.” Student &Youth Travel Association (SYTA)
Our Smoky Mountain Destination is a perfect destination for Students &Youth to have a rewarding travel experience!
Please RSVP TODAY to: firstname.lastname@example.org
(Please park in the lot at 2986 Teaster Lane)
Informative meeting October 1 hosted by the Pigeon Forge Department of Tourism
Fall Project 2014 Autumn Decorations
PFHS FFA and DECA know how busy you are.
Decorating for the fall may be the last item on your to
do list. How would you like to get rid of the stress by
purchasing one of the following packages? We have
compiled a variety of packages with various price
points. Choose the package that best fits your budget
and let us take one item off your to do list! We will
provide you with the most fresh, school and locally
grown materials needed for your fall displays.
All sales will provide FFA and DECA members
the opportunity to participate in competitive events on various levels.
Deca Package Brochure 2014Fall form
Deca Fall Decoration Brochure
Pigeon Forge has been awarded the bid to host Heartland Travel Showcase for March 2 – 5, 2017!! Marketplace will be held at the LeConte Center and this is something we have been working on for several months! A big thank you goes out to Music Road Hospitality for working with the meeting planner from Heartland. Both Music Road Inn & Music Road Hotel will be the host hotels for this conference!!! We anticipate additional overflow to another hotel if needed.
The Pigeon Forge Department of Tourism will be attending Heartland 2015 in Chicago, please plan to attend. Also, plan on budgeting and attending in 2016 where Pigeon Forge will be a major sponsor!
Seminar: September 30, 2014 at The Holiday Inn Convention Center 8:30-10:30AM
Revenue seminar flyer 2
The Sevier County Hospitality Alliance (SCHA) – 2014 Stars of the Industry Awards Luncheon will be held on Tuesday, September 16, 2014 (11:30am – 1:00pm) at the Holiday Inn Pigeon Forge. The SCHA Stars of the Industry Awards Luncheon provides an opportunity to recognize many hospitality industry members that have demonstrated outstanding contributions of leadership, service, professionalism and community/civic affairs in the Sevier County Hospitality and Tourism Industry. Please make plans to attend this important luncheon and RSVP to Jackie Leatherwood email@example.com, Ken Maples at KenLMaples@aol.com or Christie Connatser at firstname.lastname@example.org The cost to attend (which includes a lunch buffet) is $20 per person.
The 2014 Housekeeping Tournament of Champions was the biggest ever with 17 teams participating! Thank you to Sysco Guest Supply for sponsoring this event and to Music Road Hotel for Hosting!
Channel 10 WBIR Caught some of the action for Live at Five at Four To view Click on Link www.wbir.com/media/cinematic/video/15040909/housekeeper-tournament-of-champions