Door County Winter Guide Being Distributed

The Door County Visitor Bureau is now in the process of distributing its 2019/2020 Winter Guide. Jon Jarosh, Director of Communications and PR, says the guide is a handy tool to give visitors a sense of the activities planned for the winter months in Door County… Jarosh says the winter guide is an important reminder to visitors that Door County is open for business year-round… … Continue reading

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Door County Fall Foliage Takes Top Honors

It’s yet another feather in Door County’s cap. Fans across the USA spoke and Door County took home the top spot in the 2019 USA Today Ten Best Readers’ Choice travel award contest for the Best Destination for Fall Foliage. Door County was initially chosen as one of 20 nominees from across the country for the contest by a panel of national travel experts. The … Continue reading

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Door County’s Fall Foliage in Running for National Recognition

The Door County Visitor Bureau reports that the county has been nominated for national recognition, USA Today’s 10 Best Readers Choice Award for Best Destination for Fall Foliage. Jon Jarosh, the local tourism agency’s Director of Communications and PR, says nationwide voting is now underway and the competition is stiff… Jarosh explains how anyone can register a vote on behalf of Door County… Daily voting … Continue reading

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Kramer Wins K/D Salmon Tournament

Josh Kramer of Kaukauna has won the 37th annual Kewaunee/Door County Salmon Tournament. His 36.70 pound chinook caught on Tuesday, July 23rd off of Baileys Harbor claims the top prize of $10,000 cash. It’s the biggest fish to hit the tourney scales in the last 20 years and the fourth heaviest winner in K/D history. Kramer with the details of their winning catch, which happened … Continue reading

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New Leader in K/D Salmon Tournament

Josh Kramer is the leader of the 37th annual Kewaunee/Door County Salmon Tournament as of Thursday morning. Kramer registered a 36.70 pound salmon on Tuesday in Baileys Harbor while Gary Welch is in second place with a 34.27 pound fish caught on Tuesday on Washington Island, Buck Felhofer is third with a 33.59 pounder caught last Friday. The tournament has seen a number of huge … Continue reading

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DCVB Conducting Spanish Speaking CTA Classes

Over the past decade, the Door County Visitor Bureau has worked very hard to train residents to become versed in the Door County experience. The Certified Tourism Ambassador program or CTA, has certified more than 1,000 individuals. Just recently, the first Spanish speaking class was conducted, according to coordinator Yvonne Torres… To learn more about the CTA program, contact Yvonne Torres at 743-4456 or email … Continue reading

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Alexander and Haataja Win SBBT

The team of Brett Alexander and Eric Haataja won the 4th annual Sturgeon Bay Bass Tournament at Sawyer Park on Saturday. The winning team had the lead after day one with 32.76 pounds, which included big bass for the tournament at 7.71 pounds. Saturday proved to be difficult for the winning team, but Alexander says that they added a couple of fish in the last … Continue reading

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Visitor Spending Up Over $8 Million in Door County

Visitors continue to show their fascination with Door County by their spending on an annual basis. That spending helped the county maintain its 7th place tourism ranking among the state’s 72 counties. According to Jon Jarosh of the Door County Visitor Bureau, visitor spending reached $366.6 million in 2018, an increase of $8.1 million… Jarosh says tourism plays a key role in the economic health … Continue reading

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Algoma Chamber Announces Beacon Award Winners

The Algoma Area Chamber of Commerce has announced the winners of its Beacon Awards. Chamber Executive Director Sara Krouse says the awards used to be known as the BIE awards… The Business Award went to the Scenic Shore Inn, recognizing their expansion, doubling the amount of rooms, and adding a pool, sauna, and large deck.Emily Rankin, a Paraprofessional at Algoma Schools was named as the … Continue reading

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Door County Well Represented at Governor’s Conference on Tourism

Three awards were handed out to Door County recipients at an awards banquet at the recent Governor’s Conference on Tourism. Jon Jarosh, Director of Communications and PR for the Door County Visitor Bureau says there were 45 nominees seeking recognition in five different categories… Jarosh says the awards handed out recognized the contributions of Door County residents in several areas… The Wisconsin Governor’s Tourism Awards … Continue reading

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