How to Develop Successful Travel Itineraries: The Route 3 Retrotour Case Study | October 17th

September 27th, 2012 by CfRP

 How to Develop Successful Travel Itineraries

The Route 3 Retrotour Case Study

Wednesday, October 17th, 9am-12pm

Savage Welcome Center, Plymouth State University


Travel Poster 



  • Ben Amsden, Center for Rural Partnerships, PSU
  • Tai Freiling, NH Division of Travel and Tourism Development
  • Lori Harnois, NH Division of Travel and Tourism Development
  • Mark Okrant, Institute for New Hampshire Studies, PSU
  • Alice Pearce, Ski New Hampshire, Inc.
  • Maggie Stier, New Hampshire Preservation Alliance
  • Judi Window, Granite State Ambassadors



9:00-9:15       Coffee and introductions

9:15-9:20       Opening remarks—The NHDTTD Tourism Toolkit Series Okrant

9:20-9:30       Goals for tourism regions, communities, chambers, and properties Okrant

9:30-9:50       The importance of partnerships and building collaboration Amsden & Pearce

9:50-10:15     Travel itineraries—Why? and How? Freligh

10:15-10:30   Break and informal discussions

10:30-10:45   The Retrotour as a travel itinerary Okrant

10:45-11:05   Funding Sources Harnois &  Stier

11:05-11:20   Social Media Window

11:20-closing  Itinerary Development: Retrotours for New Hampshire attendees








Engaged Student Research Showcase

April 25th, 2011 by Alice
Tuesday, May 3, 2011      3:30pm – 6:00pm       Heritage Common

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The Center for Rural Partnerships and the Social Science Department at PSU invite you to attend this presentation of engaged student research.  In each of the projects, PSU students worked with off-campus organizations to shape and conduct the research.  This event showcases the fruits of their labors.

Each time we’re privileged to do this, we’re impressed with the thoughtful and creative ways in which the students approach their work and support one another in executing project activities—maintaining a high level of scholarship throughout.  This set of projects is particularly compelling, spanning a wide range of content areas while maintaining threads that pull them together into a cohesive whole.

  • Maximizing Community Benefits from Large Infrastructure Projects presented by Katie Beairsto and Dean Williams
  • Heritage Tourism in Crawford Notch presented by Rachelle Lyons and Nathan Pasquale
  • Social Media, Education, and the Weeks Act Centennial presented by Nicole DeGrandpre and Kelly Rice
  • Community Energy Planning presented by Thomas Evans
  • Assessing and Communicating About University Engagement presented by James Boynton, Kaleb Hart, and Christopher Lauria

The showcase begins promptly at 3:30 pm, on Tuesday, May 3, 2011.  Parking is available on the street at meters, in the public lot by the athletic center (with free shuttle service to the campus entrance nearest the venue), and by permit with advance arrangement.  Please contact Melissa (, Alice (, or Thad ( for parking permits and event-related information.

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