MARION, IL (KFVS) - A new opportunity for tourism development has arrived in Illinois.
Recently, the Trails to Adventure Regional Tourism Development Office (RTDO) opened at 3000 West DeYoung St., Suite 800B , Marion, Illinois.
Tibretta Reiman, from Pinckneyville, Illinois, is the Development Director.
Reiman was Executive Director of the Foundation for Pinckneyville and has been involved with tourism for five years.
The Illinois Office of Tourism (IOT) has designated four regions for tourism development.
The regional offices were formed to work with local Tourism Bureaus and Convention and Visitors Bureaus to bring visitors to Illinois.
The regional offices also market counties that are not covered by a bureau.
The regions are: Chicago and Beyond in the north; Great Rivers Country on the western side; Land of Lincoln in the central part of the state; and Trails to Adventure in southern and eastern Illinois.