The Alton Regional Convention and Visitor's Bureau continues to try to find ways to generate more visits to the area, and this week's Tourism Vision Plan meeting is part of how that is done.  A couple of times a year, the CVB meets with other agencies like the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and civic leaders.  The next meeting is planned for December 3rd.

CVB President Brett Stawar tells The Big Z one project was just completed this summer, and looks ahead to what may be still to come.

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Stawar says the staff at the CVB has worked tirelessly to use various marketing strategies to meet visitors where they are making their travel decisions.  Over the past several years, more travelers appear to be utilizing the numerous online options, including the various social media platforms.


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