Tourism Advisory Board meet today in Yankton

YANKTON, S.D.(WNAX)- When gas prices spiked just under five dollars a gallon in June, it was feared that would punch a hole in summer visitation.

South Dakota State Tourism Department Secretary Jim Hagen says their surveys showed continued interest.

Hagen says they see indications many of those visitors didn’t cancel but postponed their plans.

Hagen says they continue to see interest in people getting out and traveling.

The Tourism Advisory Board will meet today in Yankton.