April Geotourism Launch Events

Join us for LGV's April 2018 Geotourism Launch Events!

Letchworth Gateway Villages will be launching a Geotourism program for our area in April. As part of our effort to engage the community in this exciting opportunity, LGV will be hosting two kick-off events led by sustainable tourism experts Michele Archie, at Harbinger Consulting Group and Jim Dion, the former Associate Director of the Center for Sustainable Destinations at the National Geographic Society both of whom have established Geotourism programs in the U.S. and abroad for the past 15 years. 

public forum

Thursday, April 26th, 6 - 7:30pm
Mount Morris Central School Auditorium

Come learn about Geotourism, its impact in the U.S. and abroad and the sustainable destination program Letchworth Gateway Village will be launching locally. Open to the public. RSVP by April 16th.

community planning + visioning workshop

Friday, April 27th, 9am - 2pm
Genesee River Reception Center, Mount Morris

This workshop is by invitation only and designed for the municipalities and various tourism stakeholder groups who will be directly involved in Letchworth Gateway Villages Geotourism program. If you would like to learn more about how to get involved please contact LGV Director, Nicole Manapol at info@letchworthgatewayvillages.org.


Geotourism is a sustainable destination and content marketing program designed to support the natural resource assets, cultural attractions and historically important places that make a region a unique and vibrant tourism destination. Since 2002, Geotourism has been an important vehicle for creating destination partnerships that promote sustainable economic development for communities in the U.S. and around the world.