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An increase in great white shark sightings has meant a frenzy of sight seers along the Massachusetts coast. (Ian Waldie/Getty Images)

Shark Sightings Off Cape Cod A Boon For Tourism

Shark-themed clothing and souvenirs have been flying off the shelves of Cape businesses.

07/22/2014

The Charles W. Morgan passes through the railroad bridge on the Mystic River on May 17, 2014 (Courtesy Mystic Seaport)

Morgan Leaves Mystic On 38th Voyage

For the first time in more than 72 years, the Charles W. Morgan has sailed from Mystic Seaport, headed out on a nearly three-month journey to historic ports in Southern New England.

05/17/2014

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Ultimate Guide To Your Summer Road Trip

Make the most of your summer with this ultimate guide to road trips.

05/09/2014

(Giuseppe Cacace/AFP/Getty Images)

Expert Says Warmer Weather Could Hurt New England Ski Industry

A climate scientist says ski resorts in the New England states of Connecticut, Massachusetts and Rhode island are not well poised to survive at the end of the century as the region sees warmer winters.

02/06/2014

New London, CT

Small Cruise Ship Docks In New London

A cruise ship has called on New London for the first time since 2010.

10/15/2013

File photo of New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Governor Pushes New York Wine Trail

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo is hitting the Finger Lakes wineries trail in an effort to boost tourism in upstate New York.

08/13/2013

Dannel Malloy

Malloy Speaks At Tourism Conference, Backs “Still Revolutionary” Campaign

Gov. Dannel P. Malloy spoke at a Hartford conference on tourism Tuesday, addressing Connecticut’s “Still Revolutionary” campaign.

05/21/2013

SoNew (Connecticut, Massachusetts, Rhode Island)  (Courtesy Bob Cox/WTIC Fox CT WEather Center)

What’s New? How About SoNew?

Tourism officials are launching an initiative to promote areas Rhode Island, Connecticut and Massachusetts as a single region, which they have given the name “SoNew.”

05/10/2013

(Courtesy State Offices of Culture and Tourism)

Award Winning Campaign

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ Connecticut’s tourism advertising campaign has been honored by an international marketing group. The two-year, nearly $27 million tourism campaign, “Still Revolutionary,” was launched in May. It focuses on the state’s economic […]

01/29/2013

Ken Burns at Twain House

Connecticut Stops On Documentary Tour

Connecticut’s tourism industry is getting a boost from documentary filmmaker Ken Burns.

10/24/2012

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