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 […]
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 […]
The Vermont Chamber of Commerce suggests that the state should encourage tourists to move to Vermont.
News Release — Mountain Media, LLC Dec. 20, 2016 Contact: Mountain Media [email protected] MOBILE APP LAUNCHED AS DIGITAL AREA TRAVEL AND EVENTS GUIDE The Debut of The Stratton and Manchester Area Guide App MANCHESTER, VT: Mountain Media is proud to announce the release of a dedicated Manchester and the Mountains mobile app, The Stratton and […]
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 […]
While the need for creating an agency dedicated to cultural concerns is evident on a national level, it is essential on the state level.
News Release — The Shires of Vermont Regional Marketing Organization May 9, 2016 Contact: Jonah Spivak, Chair of The Shires of Vermont RMO [email protected] (Arlington, Vermont) –The Shires of Vermont Regional Marketing Organization a 501(C)(3), invited the executive board of the Bennington Area Chamber of Commerce, business leaders from the Northshire and some former Manchester […]
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 […]
State officials say two groups could be key to state’s tourism industry — Millennials who tend to want unique experiences and visitors who buy second homes here.
While state economists focus each Columbus Day weekend on the money restaurants and hotels bring in during leaf-peeping season, some community nonprofits are also reaping tens of thousands of dollars.
According to the Vermont Association of Ski Areas, the Vermont ski industry had a record-breaking 2014-15 season, with 4,670,903 skier and rider visits.
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 […]
The tourism department staff is loading information into the search functions for lodging, dining and other categories, said Steven Cook, deputy tourism commissioner, but is still trying to organize the database.
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 […]