BISMARCK (AP) - The Fargo Moorhead Convention & Visitors Bureau and the Medora Musical were among tourism organizations, events and people honored at the North Dakota Travel Conference.
Gov. Jack Dalrymple and Commerce Commission Al Anderson presented the Governor's Travel and Tourism awards Wednesday.
Other winners include Kyle Blanchfield with Woodland Resort, Peggy Rixen-Kuntz with Dickinson Convention & Visitors Bureau and Jennifer Morlock of Dakota Cyclery.
Also honored were Williston Convention & Visitors Bureau employee Bobbi Clarke, Brian Mattson from Fargo-Moorhead Convention & Visitors Bureau, the Norsk Hostfest in Minot and Rolling Plains Adventure on Black Leg Ranch Sterling.
Dalrymple said North Dakota's tourism industry is an important contributor to the state's strong economy and "a big reason why our state is the envy of the nation."