May 02, 2018
ILLINOIS OFFICE OF TOUR AND TOUR ILLINOIS RELEASE NEW GROUP TOUR PLANNER GUIDE
CHICAGO – The new Illinois Group Tour Planner Guide titled “Group Travel Planner” is now available online and in print, offering travel inspiration and amazing destinations for visitors.
The new guide is distributed to leading tour operators, AAA travel agents, bank travel clubs, and faith-based and affinity travel groups across North America. Through a collection of feature stories, regional itineraries and helpful travel tips, this new publication guides groups to plan their perfect Illinois getaway.
“The new Illinois Group Tour Planner guide is the perfect resource for tour guide operators,” said Cory Jobe, director of the Illinois Office of Tourism. “From the world-class culture and dining of Chicago, to the friendly hospitality of small town America, you’ll find what you’re looking for in Illinois.”
Itineraries featured in the guide stretch across Illinois, allowing visitors to truly experience what Illinois has to offer, from Chicago’s ethnic neighborhoods and surrounding suburbs, to immersing oneself in the rich history of the state in Champaign and Springfield. Experience the height of culture and design in Northern Illinois before discovering the natural wonders in Southern Illinois through hiking trails or enjoying a glass of locally-made wine on the Shawnee Hills Wine Trail.
Here’s a taste of what you’ll find inside:
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The Illinois Group Tour Planner guide was produced in cooperation with Premier Travel Media, a leading publishing company serving the leisure group travel industry since 1999.
The Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity, Office of Tourism manages industry efforts that result in sustainable and significant economic and quality-of-life benefits for Illinois residents.