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Rochester Certified Tourism Ambassador Program Celebrates Five-Year Anniversary With Recognition Of 108 Employees

One-hundred and eight dedicated individuals who have served as Rochester Certified Tourism Ambassadors (CTAs) for five years will be recognized for their commitment to enhancing the visitor experience at a celebration at Mayo Clinic's Healthy Living Center from 5-7 p.m. this...more

Beyond Heads in Beds: Opportunity and Innovation in Rochester’s Hospitality Industry

The growth and change transforming Rochester, MN are generating tremendous opportunities in the hospitality industry and spurring innovative efforts in destination development and visitor experience by the Rochester Convention & Visitors Bureau (RCVB) and its partners.more

First Medical Lodging Licenses Issued

Olmsted County issued its first medical lodging licenses earlier this spring, marking a significant step forward in ensuring Rochester's medical visitors are directed to safe, quality lodging.more

Rochester Launches Hospitality-Industry Accreditation Program

First of its kind initiative will facilitate high-quality customer experiences for patients, visitors, and community members.more

Jones Awarded “Outstanding Individual in Tourism”

Brad Jones, Executive Director of the Rochester Convention & Visitors Bureau, was recognized for his commitment to the hospitality and tourism industry during the annual Explore Minnesota Tourism Conference by being awarded the “Outstanding Individual in Tourism” award. The awards banquet was held at the Sanford Center in Bemidji, MN, the evening of February 2 and is hoste...more