Governor Lamont Announces Launch of ‘Full Color Connecticut’ Campaign Promoting Fall Tourism Season

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09/10/2021

Governor Lamont Announces Launch of ‘Full Color Connecticut’ Campaign Promoting Fall Tourism Season

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(HARTFORD, CT) – Governor Ned Lamont today announced that the Connecticut Office of Tourism is launching a new fall marketing campaign to promote safe travel and fuel the Connecticut tourism industry’s continued economic recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic. Called “Full Color Connecticut,” the campaign features the state’s renowned fall foliage while paying tribute to all the other colors and experiences state residents and visitors can enjoy in Connecticut this autumn – from the golds of corn mazes and

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Quad-Citians can earn certification in Quad-Cities attractions to promote tourism | Business & Economy

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Fairfax tourism czar upbeat despite headwinds in hospitality | news/fairfax

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The COVID-19 pandemic still is wreaking havoc upon the region’s hospitality industry and full recovery may be a good distance off, the president and CEO of Visit Fairfax told Greater McLean Chamber of Commerce members Aug. 19.

“Travel and tourism during any crisis are the very first to feel the effects and the last to come out of them, because they’re discretionary spending,” said Barry Biggar, who addressed chamber members during a “virtual” gathering.

“The pandemic has been going on well more than

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Olympic Peninsula Tourism Commission Launches “Share” Campaign to Welcome Visitors

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The Olympic Peninsula is teeming with visitors this summer, and their return is a tremendous boost to local economies. At the same time, with local businesses struggling with staffing shortages, summer roadwork often causing traffic delays, and what feels like long lines everywhere, it could be a potential formula for extra tension. Keeping that in mind, the Olympic Peninsula Tourism Commission (OPTC) is providing buttons to frontline hospitality workers to not only acknowledge their ongoing hard work and to let them know how appreciated they are, but also to give visitors a positive experience while they’re here.

The idea is

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Henry County Tourism Bureau to disband

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Kewanee, July 28, 2021—The Board of Directors of the Henry County Tourism Bureau (HCTB) voted to approve dissolution of the non-profit organization and to cease operations effective immediately. Dissolution of the HCTB is a result of several factors that affected eligibility for the Local Tourism and Convention Bureau (LTCB) grant from the Illinois Office of Tourism that HCTB relied on to fund its operation. This grant is available only to annually certified Convention and Visitor Bureau (CVB) organizations within Illinois. It has strict parameters for approved activities, such as requiring advertising and promotion outside of a 50-mile radius of the

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Travel, Tourism & Hospitality Anantara announces family vacation packages in Phuket

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Anantara Mai Khao Phuket Villas and Anantara Layan Phuket Resort, units of Anantara, a luxury hospitality brand for modern travellers, have announced their Ultimate Family Vacation package.

After nearly 18 months closed to overseas tourists, Phuket is ready to welcome vaccinated travellers for an idyllic summer holiday with minimal travel restrictions and no 14-day state quarantine period. Both Anantara Phuket resorts are SHA-approved (Amazing Thailand Safety and Health Administration), with arrivals having the freedom to travel around Phuket, enjoying cultural sites, island-wide dining and entertainment, and unspoiled national parks and beaches, now more pristine than ever.

Offering luxurious SHA-approved stays,

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