Madison, Wis. (May 7, 2020) – Travel Wisconsin has recently launched the Great Wisconsin Getaway Sweepstakes, teaming up with partners around the state to give away ten all-inclusive Wisconsin vacation packages that can be used as travel resumes. Each vacation package is valued between and estimated $800 to $2,200 and includes lodging and dining at some of Wisconsin’s greatest resorts and restaurants. Also included are admission, day passes and gift certificates for area attractions and destinations.
“Travel may be restricted now, but it won’t always be. We want visitors to know that when public health officials deem it safe to resume travel, Wisconsin has incredible destinations waiting for travelers to explore,” said Secretary-designee, Sara Meaney. “Our philosophy during these hard times has been, ‘Dream Now, Travel Later’. We aim to inspire travelers next trip and through the Great Wisconsin Getaway, hope to showcase adventures across the state worth dreaming about.”
For the next ten weeks, a winner will be selected every Monday to receive a Great Wisconsin Getaway package. All other eligible entries will be rolled over and entered in the next week’s drawing. Entries can be submitted once per day per eligible entrant. To enter and find official rules, visit www.TravelWisconsin.com/Getaway.
Tourism is an important pillar of Wisconsin’s economy and the industry saw its biggest year in at least a decade in 2019. Over 113.2 million visits statewide generated an estimated $13.7 billion, including $1.6 billion in state and local tax revenue. The tourism industry supports 202,217 full- and part-time jobs in Wisconsin and last year, the state achieved a return on investment of $8 in tax revenue per $1 promotional spend.