"Normally, right around this time, the Department of Tourism would've kicked off its traditional summer advertising campaign for peak travel season," Wisconsin Department of Tourism Secretary Sara Meaney said in a recent Newsmakers interview. "We have pressed pause on that until it is advised and reasonable to encourage travel." Sec. Meaney talked about how the department is approaching Memorial Day weekend and summer season travel amidst the COVID-19 crisis. "What we're not doing is actively promoting travel currently. We are recommending, according to public health recommendations and guidelines, that people recreate within their own communities until it is safe to travel further afield."

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