Industry Extranet Guidelines Listing & Events Database

The is the heart of Wyoming Office of Tourism’s efforts to provide information on all the great things there are to see and do here in Wyoming. Thousands of potential travelers – and customers – visit or call 1-800-225-5996 looking for information every month. Some already know where they want to visit and are looking for information such as hours of operation and admission prices. Others may be looking for ideas for that perfect weekend getaway or family vacation.

This free marketing tool is the place where you provide the information those travelers need. With just your e-mail address and the password you choose, you can submit and update the information consumers could use to become customers.

What's eligible for the Listing, Deals & Events Database Listing, Deals & Events Database Guidelines

The following guidelines will help you determine if your listing qualifies for the  Listing, Deals & Events Database.

These guidelines were developed based on user research to determine the type of information visitors expect to find on our site and in our publications. Please keep in mind that our goal is to provide information for visitors on fun and exciting things to see and do while traveling in Wyoming.

Approval/rejection of all submissions is at the sole discretion of the Wyoming Office of Tourism, which reserves the right to edit or refuse any listing. Some listings may be approved by correcting your submission following the instructions provided. Those re-submitted without corrections may be deleted from the system.

Please remember that these are only guidelines. Please contact us directly with any questions or concerns, and we will happily provide additional guidance. Please contact [email protected] or 307-777-7777.

What can I submit as a tourism event?

  • Events organized primarily to appeal to travelers from outside the immediate area
  • Prominent events open to the general public and actively marketed to audiences statewide and/or nationwide
  • Events showcasing a town’s unique character or heritage
  • Fourth of July, New Year and Christmas/Holiday events that include activities of interest to travelers
  • Ethnic festivals providing activities of interest to travelers
  • County fairs
  • Major and minor league sporting events (individual games or the season)
  • By posting  content and photos to a listing on our website, you are confirming that all assets, both written and visual, are your property and that you/the business have the rights to all information on the listing.

What generally does NOT qualify to submit as a tourism event?

  • Events closed to any segment of the general public for any reason
  • Family or class reunions; church bazaars, picnics and special events
  • Retail sales and yard sales not associated with a special tourism event
  • Childrenʹs Easter Egg hunts, photos with Santa, etc. (unless part of a larger tourism event)
  • Pageants, other than statewide or regional pageants
  • Multi-week classes/workshops
  • Book club meetings, etc.

What can I submit as a tourism business?

  • Only business’s whose physical address is within Wyoming state borders will be able to have a listing on the website.
  • A business’s physical location or headquarters will determine the city/region displayed on our website. No business whose address is in a particular city can be listed in a different one.
  • Businesses must offer a leisure tourism-related activity or place to stay.
  • All businesses must be open to the public and have regular hours. No businesses that are “appointment only” will be listed. If a business has no physical address and only has a PO box, it will not be listed.
  • Each business is allowed only one free listing in the OTJ. You can choose the appropriate OTJ category for your business. Please note that your category will be reviewed for accuracy. If you wish to have more than one listing in the OTJ, you can purchase one through Jim Wilkinson at Miles [email protected]
  • By posting content and photos to a listing on our website, you are confirming that all assets, both written and visual, are your property and that you/the business have the rights to all information on the listing.

Examples of businesses generally not eligible for our tourism database:

  • Standard retail establishments (i.e. grocery stores, hardware stores, pharmacies), except those specializing in uniquely Wyoming products
  • Organizations, groups, clubs, etc. (except for Convention and Visitor Bureaus)
  • Businesses that do not have a physical address inside the State of Wyoming.

We have a new listing verification system for the new Listing & Events Database and will now conduct audits throughout the year to verify the accuracy of all EVENT, DEALS & BUSINESS listings that appear on and are in consideration for the printed OTJ edition.