Visit QC reports tourism rebound; need for telling the region’s story

Visit QC’s annual Destination QC! event featured a talk show format with (from right) former television anchor Denise Hnytka, now of Mindfire Communications, interviews Maria Ontiveros of Mercado on Fifth, and Nancy Ballenger of Isle Casino Hotel Bettendorf. The two women were presented with Destination Impact Awards for their contributions to the industry. CREDIT JENNIFER DEWITT
Tourism chief Dave Herrell was not afraid to say it – the Quad Cities needs to step up and brag itself up more, help tell the region’s story and recognize the bistate region as a destination that visitors want to visit.  “Bragability – I don’t even know if it’s a word, but I used it,” […]
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