Durango, Colo. – (January 4, 2017) – The Durango Area Tourism Office (DATO) taps Treehouse Communications as the destination marketing organization’s agency of record. Treehouse will work with DATO to promote the region’s vibrant outdoor, art, food, historic and cultural attractions, positioning Durango as the quintessential Colorado experience to top-tier print, broadcast and digital media channels.

“We’re thrilled to team up with a high-energy PR firm such as Treehouse,” says Bob Kunkel, Executive Director of DATO. “Having a quality and productive relationship with the travel and tourism media is a top priority, and Treehouse has all the tools to make that happen.”

Treehouse Communications is a boutique brand communications firm specializing in the outdoor, snow sports, active fitness and travel markets based in Durango since 2011. “The Durango area is home to some of the best outdoor, historic and cultural attractions in the state,” says Theresa Blake with Treehouse Communications. “We are honored to represent our hometown and work in partnership with DATO to create buzz and drive meaningful business for our community.”

The Durango area is Southwest Colorado’s premier four-season destination, attracting more than one million visitors annually. Durango’s reputation as a welcoming, unpretentious community makes it the ideal location for family friendly fun and adrenaline-filled adventure. Please visit www.durango.org for more information.

About Durango Area Tourism Office
The Durango Area Tourism Office is an independent non-profit organization operating with the mission to promote Durango and La Plata County’s multitude of tourism attractions, events and services. The unbeatable combination of the iconic San Juan Mountains, art galleries, culinary fare, cultural and historic sites make it the perfect base of operations to explore Southwest Colorado. Visit DATO’s full-service Welcome Center, located at Main Avenue and 8th Street in the heart of historic downtown Durango, or online at www.durango.org. Follow @visitdurango on Facebook, Twitter and Pinterest.

About Treehouse Communications
Treehouse specializes in public relations, social media marketing, event planning and Google platform management to connect brands with key influencers in the outdoor world. Treehouse has a proven track record for projects requiring strong interpersonal communication skills, self-motivation, dedication, teamwork, and creative problem solving to achieve results for a wide variety of clients. Please visit www.treehousepr.com for more info.