Dutchess launches tourism ambassador program
POUGHKEEPSIE, N.Y. — Dutchess Tourism, Inc. on Thursday launched its Dutchess Tourism Ambassador Program when 21 individuals became Certified Tourism Ambassadors following the completion of the inaugural course and exam.
The program is an industry-recognized certiﬁcation accredited through the Tourism Ambassador Institute.
The program is designed to increase the economic impact of tourism in the county by inspiring front-line employees and volunteers to turn every visitor and resident encounter into an exceptional experience.
Additional Dutchess Tourism Ambassador certification classes will be offered in the coming months, including one from 8 a.m. -12:30 on Oct. 6 in Northern Dutchess.
The Dutchess Tourism Ambassador Program costs $25 per person. Discount coupon codes and tuition assistance is available. Contact Valerie Ubriaco, consumer services and tourism programs manager, at firstname.lastname@example.org for details.
Groups of 20 or more can contact Dutchess Tourism to schedule additional dates and times at their location.