State puts $8M in CARES Act funds towards tourism grants

Devil's Lake State Park, Wisconsin/Travel Wisconsin
Devil's Lake State Park, Wisconsin/Travel Wisconsin

Wisconsin's tourism promotion and development groups can access $8 million in grants from a new stimulus program announced by Gov. Tony Evers.

The program is called TRAVEL, which stands for Tourism Relief to Accelerate Vitality and Economic Lift. It provides two types of grants; groups can apply for both.

The first type supports the continuation of operations due to the impacts of COVID-19, such as replacing lost revenue. The other is aimed at supporting a safe and healthy experience for travelers and resident consumers amid the COVID-19 public health emergency. Long-term marketing campai...

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