Director of Communications
Dec. 21, 2010
For immediate release
Hofrenning elected to TIAK board of directors
(Wichita, Kan.) - Maureen Hofrenning, vice president, Go Wichita Convention & Visitors Bureau, was elected the Travel Industry Association of Kansas (TIAK) board of directors. She has also achieved Kansas Destination Specialist (KDS) certification.
The Travel Industry of Kansas is a private, non-profit organization dedicated to the promotion and development of travel and tourism in Kansas. Hofrenning's one-year term on the TIAK board of directors begins Jan. 1, 2011.
TIAK established the KDS certification program in 2003. It is designed to familiarize and further one's knowledge of the State of Kansas, tourism marketing and leadership. Since its inception, 20 people from the Kansas hospitality industry have been named a KDS designee.
The mission of the Go Wichita Convention & Visitors Bureau is to market the Greater Wichita area as a major convention and tourism destination, thereby enhancing the economic development of the city, county, region and state.
###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.