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How To Prepare For A Cross-Country Road Trip

Five tips to get you started on a cross-country trip of America

08/05/2015

Mount Rushmore National Memorial, Mount Rushmore, July 4th,

America’s Most Patriotic Summer Vacation Spots

The U.S.A. boasts all-American tourist spots from sea to shining sea.

06/25/2015

Governor Malloy (Joey Bourgoin/WTIC Photo)

Malloy Talks Up State Tourism

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) – Connecticut Gov. Dannel P. Malloy says the state’s marketing efforts have boosted tourism, but he’s avoided discussing details on how budget talks may ultimately affect state spending on tourism. Malloy spoke […]

05/12/2015

(Courtesy State Offices of Culture and Tourism)

Study: Millions Generated By Tourism In Connecticut

(Hartford, Conn./CBS Connecticut) – An economic impact study on tourism in Connecticut shows the industry generated $14 billion for the state’s economy in 2013. That’s a three-percent rise from the year prior. The study also […]

04/15/2015

Connecticut Tourism, parkway rest stop  (Steve Saunders/WTIC Photo)

Connecticut Eyeing Northeast To Market Tourism

MYSTIC, Conn. (AP) – Connecticut will increase its presence in Northeast cities to draw upscale tourists. The Bulletin reports that officials of the Connecticut Office of Tourism told local tourism and municipal leaders on Tuesday […]

03/04/2015

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How To Stay Healthy When Traveling

Here are some practical tips to help prevent you from getting sick while traveling.

02/25/2015

A reveler poses for a picture during the Carnival of Carrefour in the commune of Carrefour, located southwest of Port-au-Prince, on February 6, 2015.   (HECTOR RETAMAL/AFP/Getty Images)

Haiti Targets Tourists From Connecticut, New York, New Jersey

Haiti is launching what officials say is its first TV advertising campaign aimed at encouraging Americans to vacation in the poor Caribbean country.

02/11/2015

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

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