Our staff work in collaboration with cultural and civic entities, tourism professionals, historic site managers, and other local partners to help assess and cultivate local heritage assets, create authentic visitor experiences, and promote Texas history and culture to travelers. In collaboration with these same partners, we develop many travel-related products in digital and print formats. The Heritage Tourism team also provides direct community assistance to help strengthen authentic visitor experiences and build organizational capacity at the local level.
Click to Learn: How to Submit a Request for Heritage Tourism consultation.
Services we Provide:
By request, our team can provide one or more of the following services related to your heritage tourism project:
Survey of visitor resources
Consumer data-based audience assessments
Exhibits and artifact interpretation
Public programs and event design
Visitor experience development
Project planning: partners and timelines
Board recruitment and engagement
Audience Diversification / Expansion
Volunteer and docent recruitment
Our team reviews requests from the public year-round. Please use the online form to provide some preliminary information about your project that will help us identify which staff member is best suited to address your request.
Although you can stop the form at any point and have your progress saved for up to 15 days, it may be helpful for you to have the following information prepared in advance:
- A full description of your project or effort with additional context. Limit 350 words.
- Long-term goals for your project and/or organization, including how the request will advance these goals. Limit 350 words.
- An approximate timeline: either an ideal month for a one-off service, or a more detailed timeline with projected milestones if a longer-term project.
For questions about the form, or if you have a more simple request, please email us directly at THCheritagetourism@thc.texas.gov.