Scott appoints commissioner of tourism and marketing

Gov. Phil Scott has appointed Wendy Knight as commissioner of the Department of Tourism and Marketing. Knight is a self-employed marketing and communications consultant for Knight and Day Communications. She has written two travel books and worked as a freelance writer for the New York Times. Her company has created campaigns for the Vermont Grape […]



Regional Area Guide Announced by Shires of Vermont Marketing Organization

News Release — Shires of Vermont Regional Marketing Organization January 17, 2016 Contact: Jonah Spivak 802.447.1778 [email protected] Expanded regional business directory fills void left by closing of Manchester Chamber of Commerce Arlington VT — The Shires of Vermont Regional Marketing Organization (The Shires RMO) has announced an expanded directory of business and tourist attractions for […]





House Passes Welch Legislation to Quantify Economic Benefits of Outdoor Recreation

News Release — Rep. Peter Welch November 15, 2016 Contact: Kirsten Hartman, Communications Director (202) 225-4115 Bipartisan legislation will direct calculation of job creation and consumer spending WASHINGTON – Last night, the U.S. House of Representatives unanimously approved bipartisan legislation authored by Rep. Peter Welch (D-VT) that would direct the Department of Commerce to assess […]





Philip Tortora Named Communications Director for Vermont Department of Tourism

News Release — Vermont Dept. of Tourism and Marketing March 29, 2016 Contact: Megan Smith, Commissioner, Vermont Dept. of Tourism and Marketing www.vermontvacation.com [email protected] Twitter: Vermont Tourism Facebook: Vermont Tourism 802.828.5774 MONTPELIER, Vt. – The Agency of Commerce and Community Development today announced that Philip Tortora has been named communications director for the Vermont Department […]






On Independence Day, Vermont marches to a different drummer

News Release — Vermont Dept. of Tourism & Marketing June 17, 2015 Contact: Laura Peterson, Vermont Dept. of Tourism & Marketing www.vermontvacation.com [email protected] Twitter: Vermont Tourism Facebook: Vermont Tourism 802.522.7323   MONTPELIER, Vt.–Vermonters have always been an independent people. While the rest of the country is celebrating July 4 with parades and fireworks, the Green […]




State Historic Sites open in grand style

News Release — Vermont Dept. of Tourism & Marketing May 19, 2015 Contact: Laura Peterson, Vermont Dept. of Tourism & Marketing VermontVacation.com [email protected] Twitter: Vermont Tourism Facebook: Vermont Tourism 802.522.7323   Rare First Lady Gowns on Display in Plymouth; Sites Statewide Plan Exhibits MONTPELIER, Vt.—Elegant and sophisticated, First Lady Grace Coolidge offered a couture counterpoint […]