National Travel and Tourism Week

By Visit Tallahassee

May 1-7, 2022
The Future of Travel!


National Travel and Tourism Week 2022 (May 1-7) spotlights the dynamic, innovative future of the U.S. travel industry.

This National Travel and Tourism Week (NTTW), there is more reason than ever to celebrate the collective strength and promising future of the U.S. travel and tourism industry.

Join Visit Tallahassee this National Travel and Tourism Week, May 1-7, 2022 to celebrate the FUTURE OF TRAVEL and the critical role our industry will play in rebuilding the workforce, helping communities recover, fostering sustainability, ushering in new innovations and reconnecting travelers in the U.S. and around the world.

Prior to the pandemic, in 2019, the travel industry was a powerful economic engine, supporting jobs and driving local economies in every pocket of America. Travel generated $2.6 trillion in economic output, supported 17 million American jobs and delivered a $51 billion trade surplus to the U.S.

While the industry was hit hard by the challenges of the past two years, we have emerged with great optimism and a return to economic growth as travelers get back on the road to see our great country.

We have overcome many obstacles, and the future is bright!

That’s why here in Tallahassee and across America, we are using NTTW to recognize the contributions of the U.S. travel industry and how we will grow a more dynamic, innovative, sustainable and inclusive future. While the pandemic was a setback, it’s also an opportunity to reimagine the industry to be greater than ever before. From the concerts at Cascades Park to exciting festivals and sports events, Tallahassee’s travel and tourism industry contributes so much to our local economy and the spirit of our community. From all of us at Visit Tallahassee, we are excited for all of the promising things ahead for Tallahassee and the U.S. travel industry.

Join Visit Tallahassee this National Travel and Tourism Week to celebrate the FUTURE OF TRAVEL, May 1-7, 2022. Despite the hardships of the last year, Tallahassee is ready and eager to welcome back visitors! National Travel and Tourism Week is an opportunity to remind visitors and residents of the incredible contributions of the travel industry not just to our local economy and workforce, but to our community’s identity and culture.


How to Get Involved! We ask all tourism industry partners to highlight the FUTURE OF TRAVEL this week by taking these 3 simple actions:

  1. Turn your social media accounts RED on Monday, May 2, at 11 a.m. to promote NTTW and showcase strong unity across the industry. Pin the graphic to your profile to highlight NTTW all week long! Tag Visit Tallahassee and include #NTTW22 and #FutureOfTravel in social media posts during the week to amplify your message.
  2. Showcase someone on your staff that embodies the FUTURE OF TRAVEL. Let’s show our appreciation for everyone in the industry that makes Tallahassee a great place to visit!
  3. Support a fellow tourism partner by visiting their business this week and sharing your experiences on social media.

Social Media Toolkit

We’ve made it easier than ever to support National Travel & Tourism Week by creating graphics and social media posts that are ready to use. Share these messages on social media or create your own custom message using the tools linked below. Tag @VisitTallahassee on Facebook and @visit_tally on Instagram – together we can amplify our unified voice of the FUTURE OF TRAVEL!

Social Media Content


This week, we recognize the millions of Americans who make up the #FutureOfTravel, including [INSERT EMPLOYEE NAME AND BRIEF ACCOLADE AND APPRECIATION STATEMENT]. #iHeartTally #nttw22

This week, we recognize the millions of Americans who make up the nttw22, including over 10,000 hospitality workers right here in Tallahassee. #iHeartTally #nttw22

The #FutureOfTravel will help rehire America’s workforce. #iHeartTally #nttw22.


Happy National Travel and Tourism Week! The #FutureOfTravel is a key economic driver and job creator. Join us in recognizing this important industry for #iHeartTally #nttw22.

The #FutureOfTravel will help rebuild our economy and rehire America’s workforce. Join us in recognizing the tourism industry during #iHeartTally #nttw22.

This National Travel and Tourism Week, we join thousands across the country to recognize the #FutureOfTravel and its role in rebuilding our country. #iHeartTally #nttw22

We are proud to be a part of the #FutureOfTravel and play an essential role in rebuilding the tourism industry and the U.S. economy. #iHeartTally #nttw22


The #FutureOfTravel generates millions of dollars of economic impact in Tallahassee and trillions of dollars nationally. Rebuilding the travel industry will help rebuild America. #iHeartTally #nttw22


Small businesses like [INSERT NAME OF YOUR BUSINESS] are what make Tallahassee unique. We depend on the #FutureOfTravel to help us thrive. #iHeartTally #nttw22

Travel and tourism businesses—83% of which are small businesses—will depend on the #FutureOfTravel to rebuild. #iHeartTally #nttw22


Business travel, professional meetings and events are critical to creating and strengthening relationships—85% of event attendees and exhibitors believe in-person events are irreplaceable. The #FutureOfTravel will reconnect America. Source: Freeman, March 2022 #iHeartTally #nttw22


The #FutureOfTravel will help revive Tallahassee and the U.S. and drive us forward to a more prosperous future. #iHeartTally #nttw22

Virtual Meeting Background Images

Click image to download high-resolution version suitable for Zoom and Microsoft Teams.

National Travel and Tourism Toolkit

Find readily available communication resources from the U.S. Travel Association and #PowerofTravel materials.

View Complete NTTW Toolkit

Facebook Partner Group

If you haven’t already joined your fellow industry partners, what are you waiting for?! This  group for the partners of Visit Tallahassee/Leon County Division of Tourism to connect with one another, receive updates on the division’s marketing efforts and act as an open forum for any tourism and area related questions.

Join the Group

Photos of Tallahassee

Looking for Tallahassee photography or video to make your social media more memorable? Please visit our Image Library to submit your request, and a member of our staff will get in touch with you.


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