Mark Calitri speaks tourism: Tourism is the front door to economic development in Owensboro Kentucky
The addition of Owensboro’s own bourbon distillery – O.Z. Tyler – to Kentucky’s bourbon trail will bring an estimated additional 20,000 visitors to the city each year. Owensboro’s Convention and Visitor’s Bureau Executive Director Mark Calitri says of the tourism industry here, “Economic development starts with a visit and there’s been no greater time than right now to visit Owensboro. With all the incredible attractions and amenities that Owensboro offers, it’s the perfect time to not only visit, but to come back and bring your business to this thriving community. It’s a top 11 city for a millennial to move to according to Business Insider!”
Visit Owensboro is the official destination marketing organization for Owensboro and Daviess County Kentucky.
Mark Calitri serves as President/CEO.