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New Fall Microsite Features Nashville Getaway Sweepstakes
September 20, 2013
The Department of Tourist Development's newly launched Fall microsite will have you Seeing Stars & Living Large...more

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A Message From The Department

Meet Commissioner WhitakerThe Tennessee Department of Tourist Development is one of the leaders among state organizations in the United States tourism industry. In 2012, Tennessee's tourism generated a $16.16 billion economic impact to the state's economy. More than 146,200 Tennesseans are now employed in the state's tourism industry.


Commissioner Susan Whitaker, a veteran tourism marketing executive, leads the department ...more