September 23, 2010

Somerset, KY – TOUR Southern and Eastern Kentucky’s (TOUR SEKY) CEO, Jeff Crowe, has been recognized by the Southeast Tourism Society’s (STS) Board of Directors for his outstanding contributions to the STS Board of Directors.

During the board meeting in Greenville, South Carolina last week, STS recognized members rotating off the STS board for their service to, not only STS, but to the entire travel and tourism industry throughout the 12 state region.

During Crowe’s board tenure, STS has risen to be recognized as the premiere regional travel organization in the country. The accomplishments of this board are many. Most notably, STS has led the way as an advocate for issues of policy and legislation affecting the travel and tourism industry through the development of the Southeast Tourism Policy Council. STS remains a leader in continuing education for the industry with the advancement of tourism marketing curriculum through its Marketing College.

TOUR SEKY is an award winning initiative of Congressman Hal Rogers. The organization’s mission is to educate, expand, develop and market the existing and potential tourism industry throughout southern and eastern Kentucky, while contributing to the economic, cultural growth, health and awareness, and overall quality of life of the region. For additional information about TOUR SEKY visit, or call 606-677-6093.