21 Jan Texas Economic Development and Tourism
Program Name: Texas Economic Development and Tourism
Resource Type: State
State: Texas, Gulf of Mexico
Agency: Program Source: Economic Development Entity
Description: The Economic Development and Tourism Division (EDT) of the Governor’s Office markets Texas as one of the world’s premier business locations and travel destinations. The division pursues business expansion and relocation prospects, with the goal of developing job creation and export opportunities for Texas. EDT is also responsible for a highly effective and award-winning tourism marketing campaign. The division works in partnership with local convention and visitors bureaus, chambers of commerce, and private travel-related organizations to promote economic opportunity and prosperity for Texas through both domestic and international tourism. The office’s marketing is targeted to areas with high travel propensities that yield the greatest return on marketing investment.