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Backyard Tour

2019 Backyard Tour – An Opportunity to Build Excellence in Tourism Services


Did you ever wonder how to enhance the skills of your front line employees? We invite you to join us on our Annual Laurel Highlands Backyard Tour for an entire day dedicated to showcasing our region’s assets and educating your staff. This is an opportunity you and your staff won’t want to miss!

Thursday, April 18, 2019

REACHING FOR THE STARS! It’s what we do as tourism professionals, right? We strive to reach the highest standards in customer service, visitor experience, and YOUR knowledge of our region’s tourism assets! So gather your team and hop aboard to better understand how to answer that ever important question ‘What is there to do around here?’ Join us for our Annual Backyard Tour, and enjoy the beauty of OUR region while exploring Somerset County. As always, our day of discovery is a bit of a mystery. But at the end of the day there will be no mystery within the words zoom, celestial, view, show, honor, and berry. REGISTER TODAY – this is an opportunity you will not want to miss out on and, our motorcoach fills up quickly!

Who should be there: This educational tour is perfect for front-line employees and business owners. But really, every tourism professional should be on board!  

What to expect: A busy, fun-filled day of exploring what’s new in tourism experiences in Somerset County!

What to wear: Walking is involved on this excursion; so, comfortable dress and shoes are a must!

What to bring: All of your professional tourism friends! Promotional materials highlighting your site! Business cards! Camera or Cell Phone! A rain slicker, windbreakers, or sweater! A smile and sense of humor! Snacks and lunch