Checking out Illinois

Illinois tourism representatives visited Toronto Monday morning to update people on the tourism attributes of that state and note that Porter Airlines provides a Toronto-Chicago link. Illinois destinations include Springfield, adopted home of 19th century US president Abraham Lincoln, now the subject of a newly released movie, noted Jen Hoelzle, director of the Illinois Office of Tourism. Seen here (l-r) are Sana Keller, Discover America Committee-Canada; John Kirk, director, vacations and packaged products, Porter Airlines; and Hoelzle.