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Tourism Marketing Incentive Program

   Kentucky Department of Travel and Tourism Tourism Marketing Incentive Program

Tourism Marketing Incentive Program Changes 2014-2015

Estimated allocations by county
Please note that these allocations are based on Economic Impact numbers for 2012.  They will be updated when 2013 numbers are released

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The Tourism Marketing Incentive Program provides local and regional non-profit tourism organizations with financial assistance to promote tourism in their areas. The program is administered by KDT staff in accordance with 300 KAR 1:010, Procedure for Regional Marketing and Matching Funds.

Specific projects eligible for reimbursement include:

  • Tourism publications, Videos, CDs and DVDs
  • Media advertisements
  • Billboards and Signage
  • Brochure distribution Services
  • Consumer travel show expenses
  • Group tour marketplace expenses
  • Meeting/Convention & Sports marketing Trade Shows and Expo expenses
  • Media Press Kits
  • Sponsorship of Tourism Trade Shows and Events
  • Bid Fees to Assist in Bringing Events to the State
  • Web Site design expenses

For program information contact:

Rhonda Nix, Branch Manager Rhonda Nix
Mary Boden, Assistant Manager Mary Boden

Reimbursement Request Documents

First Cycle-Projects completed July 1-December 31
Due February 1 of current program cycle

Second Cycle-Projects completed January 1-June 30
Due August 1 of current program cycle

Tourism Region Map

Miscellaneous Documents

Allowable Projects

Application Request Documents

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