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Instructor Lands $100,000 Grant For Culinary Tourism

April 24, 2008

Nicole Davis, an SIUC Instructor in Hospitality and Tourism Administration, teamed up with Debbie Moore from the Carbondale Convention and Tourism Bureau to land a $100,000, two-year grant that hopes to draw culinary tourists to the region. The two-year project seeks to build awareness for culinary tourism, improve communications, market offerings, and put together training programs aimed at serving the culinary tourist.