In an effort to better serve our partners and constituent groups, the Tourism Division of Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism requests that you provide us with your feedback and thoughts. Please take a few minutes to complete the following survey. Your input is greatly appreciated. Thank you.  

Below is a draft of an updated Mission Statement for the Tourism Division of Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism. On a scale 1-5, 5 strongly agreeing, please rate your agreement with this draft:

We inspire travel that drives economic development. Through innovation and partnerships, we share stories of Kansas’ people and places, strengthen the industry and ensure the preservation of Kansas’ way of life, wildlife, and its natural places.

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* 1. In an effort to better serve our partners and constituent groups, the Tourism Division of Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism requests that you provide us with your feedback and thoughts. Please take a few minutes to complete the following survey. Your input is greatly appreciated. Thank you.  

Below is a draft of an updated Mission Statement for the Tourism Division of Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism. On a scale 1-5, 5 strongly agreeing, please rate your agreement with this draft:

We inspire travel that drives economic development. Through innovation and partnerships, we share stories of Kansas’ people and places, strengthen the industry and ensure the preservation of Kansas’ way of life, wildlife, and its natural places.

Below is a draft of an updated Vision Statement for Tourism Division of Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism. On a scale 1-5, 5 strongly agreeing, please rate your agreement with this draft:

A better life for all Kansans through strong, sustainable, local economies.

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* 2. Below is a draft of an updated Vision Statement for Tourism Division of Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism. On a scale 1-5, 5 strongly agreeing, please rate your agreement with this draft:

A better life for all Kansans through strong, sustainable, local economies.

On a scale 1-5, 5 strongly agreeing, please rate your agreement with this statement:

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* 3. On a scale 1-5, 5 strongly agreeing, please rate your agreement with this statement:

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Kansas Tourism’s mission/purpose is critical to a successful Kansas tourism industry.
Kansas Tourism is a leading voice for Kansas’ statewide tourism industry.
Kansas Tourism involves the tourism industry in key decisions that affect it.
Kansas Tourism provides access to programs that are helpful to me and/or my organization.
Kansas Tourism shares its resources with the tourism industry.
Kansas Tourism raises the awareness of Kansas in domestic markets.
Kansas Tourism raises the awareness of Kansas in international markets.
Kansas Tourism coordinates and cooperates well with stakeholders in Kansas.
Kansas Tourism does a good job of developing new tourism products/offerings.
Knowing that you may not utilize our services directly. How valuable do you perceive the following Kansas Tourism programs to be for your organization? For a more in-depth description of the programs, please visit www.travelks.com/industry. On a scale 1-5, 5 very valuable, please rate your agreement.

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* 4. Knowing that you may not utilize our services directly. How valuable do you perceive the following Kansas Tourism programs to be for your organization? For a more in-depth description of the programs, please visit www.travelks.com/industry. On a scale 1-5, 5 very valuable, please rate your agreement.

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Education Programs - Industry Technical Assistance, Professional Development and Continued Education Scholarships
Grants - Attraction Development and Marketing Grants
In-State Leisure Traveler Marketing
Out-of-State Leisure Traveler Marketing 
Convention/Meeting Business Traveler Marketing 
International Traveler Marketing 
Sports Business Traveler Marketing 
Group Tour Traveler Marketing 
Consumptive (Hunt/Fish) Marketing 
DMO/State/Regional/National Cooperative Marketing
Destination Development - Niche including Agritourism, Attractions & Experiences; Services
State Welcome Centers & Visitor Services
Public Relations/Media Relations
Industry Research - State Market Insight, State Economic Impact and Consumer Research
Kansas ranks last in public sector funding for tourism. Do you believe Kansas should create additional, new or sustainable tourism funding?

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* 5. Kansas ranks last in public sector funding for tourism. Do you believe Kansas should create additional, new or sustainable tourism funding?

If additional/new funding became available to Kansas Tourism, please rank your organization's preferred investment priorities. Rank 1-7, 1 being the highest priority.

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* 6. If additional/new funding became available to Kansas Tourism, please rank your organization's preferred investment priorities. Rank 1-7, 1 being the highest priority.

 
Education Programs - Industry Technical Assistance, Professional Development and Continued Education Scholarships
Grants - Attraction Development and Marketing Grants
Marketing - In-State Leisure Traveler, Out-of-State Leisure Traveler, Convention/Meeting Business Traveler, International Traveler, Sports Business Traveler, Group Tour Traveler, Consumptive (Hunt/Fish) and DMO/State/Regional/National Cooperative Marketing  
Destination Development - Niche (to include Agritourism) and Attractions & Experiences; Services
State Welcome Centers & Visitor Services
Public Relations/Media Relations
 Industry Research - State Market Insight, State Economic Impact and Consumer Research
What is one thing you would like to see Kansas Tourism do more of?

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* 7. What is one thing you would like to see Kansas Tourism do more of?

Please identify one thing you would like to see Kansas Tourism do less of?

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* 8. Please identify one thing you would like to see Kansas Tourism do less of?

What do you believe Kansas Tourism offers that is most valuable to you and your organization?

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* 9. What do you believe Kansas Tourism offers that is most valuable to you and your organization?

What is the #1 issue that the Kansas tourism industry needs to address in order to take its next step forward?

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* 10. What is the #1 issue that the Kansas tourism industry needs to address in order to take its next step forward?

What region do you represent?

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* 11. What region do you represent?

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