The Great American West is the brand for the international marketing efforts of Idaho, Montana, North Dakota, South Dakota and Wyoming. Collectively, the group markets to both travel trade (tour operators, travel agents, etc.) and consumers through advertising and public relations efforts. Individually, each state office works with their industry partners to raise awareness of their states and the region as a whole through the promotion of products and travel destinations. The Great American West contracts with Rocky Mountain International to help coordinate their united efforts in seven international markets, including The United Kingdom, Germany, Australia, France, Italy, Benelux and Nordics.
Marketing PartnersRocky Mountain International’s Partners enable The Great American West suppliers to achieve maximum exposure in the European and Australian travel industry.
|Bismarck-Mandan Convention and Visitors Bureau
|Bismarck-Mandan: a fresh array of activities, culture and historic places. Metropolitan amenities, Midwest charm, modern hospitality and the American West. Our vibrant downtowns bank the majestic Missouri River; you’ll experience something new at every turn. Let us help you plan your visit to the heart of North Dakota.|
|Buffalo Chamber of Commerce
|Nestled at the base of the majestic Bighorn Mountains, history comes alive across Buffalo, Wyoming and Johnson County proper. Buffalo is rich in culture, history, and recreation: a place of sheep herders and cattle barons; renegades and rustlers. Refuge to Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid; where miners with gold-rush fever pass through along the Bozeman Trail. Home to the Occidental Hotel, the Jim Gatchell Memorial Museum and inspiration for the Longmire Series. Centrally located, Buffalo is a perfect place for day trips, loop tours and so much more. Located along the Cloud Peak Scenic Byway – the preferred route between Mount Rushmore National Memorial and Yellowstone National Park – and the crossroads of Interstate 25 and 90.|
|Cody/Yellowstone Country blends the old with the new without sacrificing any of our truly Western character. We can provide you with all the information needed to plan your adventure of a lifetime. Visit the Buffalo Bill Center of the West, watch the Cody Nite Rodeo, float the Shoshone River or take a historic trolley tour. And if that isn’t enough, Yellowstone National Park is in our backyard!|
|Cheyenne, Wyoming – the name brings forth romantic images of the West – cowboys, rodeos, railroads, majestic plains. Visit Cheyenne offers detailed information on things to do, places to stay and the Cheyenne area’s many attractions. Cheyenne – Live the Legend.|
|Fargo-Moorhead Convention and Visitors Bureau|
|You know it the moment you hit the ground. Fargo is different. Not like anywhere you’ve been before. Experience one-of-a-kind cultural events to a vivid array of dining, shopping, nightlife, sports and arts. Every corner offers something new, fun and pointedly unique. Cut yourself off form the everyday, if just for a little while. We’re just north of wherever normal is.|
|Mall of America
|Mall of America© is the leading U.S. shopping and entertainment center located in Bloomington, Minnesota (15 minutes from downtown Minneapolis and St. Paul). It features thousands of designer brands at 520 stores with no sales tax on clothing or shoes. The Mall also offers 50 restaurants, many family attractions – including the nation’s largest indoor amusement park with 27 exciting rides – and over 400 free events annually. Plan your visit today!|
|Visit Rapid City
|Centrally located to epic monuments like Mount Rushmore National Memorial and the on-going Crazy Horse Memorial, every day brings a chance to Do Big Things in Rapid City, South Dakota.
The premier location for your Black Hills tour, Rapid City offers a vibrant main street America experience with free attractions, Native American culture, a spirited art scene and added urban pleasures including shopping, dining and a variety of accommodations. Get your heart racing in Rapid City!
|Sioux Falls Convention and Visitors Bureau
|"The Heart of America" - Sioux Falls. South Dakota’s largest city, it is centrally located and provides distinctive attractions, customized itineraries, and affordable conveniences for groups and leisure visitors alike.
Being located in the "The Heart of America" at the junction of I-90 and I-29 offers drive-in convenience and the Sioux Falls Regional Airport provides easy access by air. International hubs include Chicago, Minneapolis and Denver.
“The moment you arrive in Sioux Falls the artistic, agricultural/culinary and hospitality feel will immediately put a smile on your face,” said Alexa Steiner, Tourism Sales Manager for the Sioux Falls Convention and Visitors Bureau.
|Western Montana's Glacier Country
|Western Montana’s Glacier Country encompasses 35,400 square kilometers of some of the state’s most beautiful country and notable attractions including Glacier National Park, Flathead Lake, the Bob Marshall Wilderness and Whitefish Mountain Resort along with two Native Indian reservations. Explore why it’s called Big Sky Country.
|Yellowstone National Park Lodges|
|Yellowstone National Park Lodges is your direct expert source for reservations in Yellowstone. As the primary in-park concessioner, Yellowstone National Park Lodges offers a range of accommodations, dining, gift shops, tours and activities throughout the entire park. Yellowstone. Don’t just see it, experience it.|
Gateway PartnersGateway partners help to facilitate ease of access to the Great American West region by enabling bordering and/or nearby communities to expand their positioning in the European travel industry as regional gateway cities.
The international gateway of Minneapolis/St. Paul/Bloomington is comprised of three cities, each with unique amenities and experiences. Arrive at Minneapolis St. Paul International Airport (MSP) to enjoy Minneapolis’s cultural offerings, including the Guthrie Theater, then hop on the Green Line light rail system to Saint Paul and explore the city’s flourishing craft beer scene. Bloomington, home of Mall of America, provides serious shoppers with 520 stores, more than 50 restaurants and endless entertainment options.
Denver International Airport (DEN) brings travellers to the heart of the Rocky Mountain region. Denver offers plenty of urban adventures, from its walkable downtown with outdoor cafés and breweries to Red Rocks Park & Amphitheatre and, of course, shopping!
Contact us for more information on becoming an RMI partner.