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Amarillo Travel Information CenterTexas Travel Counselors Conference and Travel Fair

The Travel Services Section coordinates an annual cooperative training conference for TxDOT Travel Information Center travel counselors, city and visitor information center staff, other state agencies tourism partners, and other visitor service professionals who promote travel and tourism. The conference offers educational seminars, regional familiarization tours, and the opportunity to interact with other industry travel counselors. In conjunction with the conference, the Texas Travel Industry Association hosts the Texas Travel Fair, which showcases attractions and cities around the state. The fair allows the tourism industry to share vital information for the upcoming summer travel season about points of interest, tourist services and special events.

Educational Familiarization (FAM) Tours

  • Media FAMs: Editorial staff may participate in local FAM tours to generate content for TxDOT collateral pieces (e.g., Texas Highways, Texas State Travel Guide, Texas Highways Events Calendar, etc.)
  • Trade FAMs: Travel Counselors may participate in local FAM tours to become familiar with specific areas of the state.

Events at the Travel Information Centers

The 12 Texas Travel Information Centers welcome approximately 2 million visitors each year, and host numerous public events to promote tourism and public safety awareness. Events are often held in partnership with area convention and visitors Bureaus and local attractions. Contact your nearest Travel Information Center to discuss partnership opportunities!

Contact Us

Travel Services Program Manager
(512) 486-5900
Email Travel Services

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