Laura Schwartz Live Podcast

Director of the Office of Illinois Tourism, Cory Jobe, talks about tourism’s economic and social impact in IL and National Tourism Week

In this special edition of the Laura Schwartz Live Podcast we speak with Cory Jobe, the Director of the Office of Illinois Tourism. In his role, Cory is responsible for leading the state’s tourism industry marketing and development efforts as he and his team work in collaboration with tourism professionals as they promote visitor travel both domestically and internationally, and help grow the tourism industry throughout the State of Illinois.

We discuss what tourism means to Illinois and every state in the USA as well as world capitals across the globe. Jobe also previews National Tourism week that runs May 3-9, 2015 – an initiative of the US Travel Association and how Illinois will be celebrating throughout the state this week and every week of the year! For more information check out