Friday, October 29, 2010

Montana Occupancy Rates High

Interesting little fact: According to Smith Travel Research, Montana had the highest hotel occupancy rate in the nation in July at 85.1%. And the second highest occupancy rate in the nation in August at 83.8%.

Tuesday, October 26, 2010

News About Travelers for Open Land

The Montana Innkeepers Association board of directors voted unanimously yesterday to endorse some exciting new changes for participating businesses in the Travelers for Open Land program. Stay tuned for details.

Wednesday, October 20, 2010

FVLT Celebrates 20th Anniversary

In Bozeman helping Gallatin Valley Land Trust celebrate its 20th anniversary. Congratulations, GVLT!

Monday, October 18, 2010

GVLT - TPL Help Provide Recreational Access

Great article in the Bozeman Daily Chronicle about efforts by a group that includes Gallatin Valley Land Trust and The Trust for Public Land to provide recreational access in the Bozeman Pass area. GVLT received a Travelers for Open Land grant in 2009.

Sunday, October 17, 2010

Marilyn Wood Interviewed on Conservation Conversations

Marilyn Wood of Flathead Land Trust is interviewed as part of MALT's Conservation Conversations website series. Flathead Land Trust received a Travelers for Open Land grant in 2009. Check out the interview at

Wednesday, October 13, 2010

New Contributions Today

Travelers for Open Land received contributions today from El Western Cabins & Lodges in Ennis, the Magpie Guest House in Bozeman and the Best Western Clock Tower Inn in Billings. Thanks to you and to your guests!

Friday, October 8, 2010

Grant Creek Inn Promotes TFOL in Breakfast Area

The Best Western Grant Creek Inn in Missoula is displaying Travelers for Open Land fact sheets inside plastic sleeves on each of the tables in the breakfast area. Great idea! It's a great way to promote the program to guests.

Wednesday, October 6, 2010

Plum Creek Grants $5,000 to TFOL

Travelers for Open Land extends a big thank you to the Plum Creek Foundation for its $5,000 grant to TFOL. The grant will enable Travelers for Open Land to better serve businesses participating in the program by expanding TFOL's training and outreach efforts. The grant will make TFOL more effective and more successful, and we're very appreciative of Plum Creek's support and grant assistance.

Monday, October 4, 2010

MIKA Donates Trade Show Booth Space to TFOL

Thanks to the Montana Innkeepers Association for donating a booth to Travelers for Open Land at the 2010 MIKA Annual Convention and Trade Show, held Oct. 25-27 at the Best Western KwaTaqNuk Resort in Polson.