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Ken Vandruff

Director of Communications





May 4, 2011

For immediate release



 Go Wichita invites taxi drivers to "Roll On in for Lunch"

(Wichita, Kan.) - Go Wichita Convention & Visitors Bureau is planning to show its appreciation for the vital role that taxi drivers play in the local tourism industry by inviting them to "roll on in for lunch."

The taxi drivers are invited to stop by the Go Wichita office in the WaterWalk and pick up a sack lunch on Tuesday, May 8, 2011. This event is part of the National Travel Rally Day organized by the U.S. Travel Association to recognize the importance and economic impact of the travel and tourism industry.

The lunches will be prepared by local hotels and delivered by Go Wichita employees.

Who: Go Wichita representatives delivering drive-through lunches to local taxi drivers

Where: Go Wichita, 515 S. Main, Suite 115

When: Tuesday, May 8, 11 a.m.-1 p.m.

Visual/interview opportunities: Photographers and videographers are encouraged to stop by the Go Wichita office during the delivery period. Go Wichita representatives will be available for interviews.

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About Visit Wichita

Visit Wichita markets the greater Wichita area as a major convention and tourism destination, thereby enhancing the economic development of the city, county, region and state. Visit Wichita is led by President and CEO Susie Santo, and in 2013 travel and tourism contributed more than $1 billion in economic impact to the Wichita MSA.