WE ARE OTA
Representing Ohio’s $40 billion tourism industry, the Ohio Travel Association (OTA) brings the industry together to create change, stay on top of trends, and increase sales. Our members include all sectors of Ohio’s tourism industry, including attractions, museums, hotels, destination marketing organizations, restaurants, and suppliers.
We believe in Ohio’s tourism industry and it shows.
Examine your Unpaid Internship Programs to Ensure Compliance
Last week's decision by a Federal District Court ruled in favor of unpaid interns who had worked on the Hollywood film, Black Swan. Guidelines for creating unpaid internships that are in compliance with the Fair Labor Standards Act are provided in this news article.
Janet Johnson, Ohio Travel Association Deputy Director, and Rich Nachazel, President of Destination Toledo and an Ohio Travel Association board member, gather at the Toledo Zoo for the opening of a Wild Walkabout on May 24.
Who participates in cultural, historical, and nature-based activities? What drives these travelers to choose a destination or book tickets? OTA helped answer some of these questions, as well as provided recommendations for regional products at an Ohio Hill Country community meeting on May 29 at Burr Oak Lodge.