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Tourism Development Solutions for Milo-Brownville

April 17, 2011 - TRC - By Roger Merchant

University of Maine School of Forest Resources - Parks, Recreation & Tourism announces a community forum on tourism to be held on Wednesday, April 20th at the Milo Town Hall in Milo, Maine. This public meeting for both Milo and Brownville will begin at 2:30 PM and end by 4:00 PM.

The topic of the forum is Tourism Development Solutions for Milo-Brownville. Advanced undergraduate students in UM PRT470 - Community Tourism Planning, have been studying tourism issues and opportunities in Milo-Brownville and the KI/Jo-Mary Region. They will be presenting their findings and recommendations to leaders, businesses and residents from Milo and Brownville at the April 20th meeting.

Community leaders, business owners, residents and any others interested in tourism from both towns are cordially invited to attend this meeting. Registration is not required.

The presentation by the PRT470 Tourism Team will provide ideas and information about how Milo and Brownville might effectively enhance and develop tourism locally. Topics to be covered include the base of tourism attractions, uniqueness and branding, engaging businesses-residents-leaders, organization and leadership for tourism development.

For more information contact PRT Instructor Roger Merchant at or 207-581-2885.

NOTE - This article reflects the views of the author and not necessarily those of the TRC Alliance Team.