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(Courtesy State Offices of Culture and Tourism)

Revolutionary Marketing Effort

Connecticut is using a new marketing strategy to boost tourism that draws attention to the state’s role in the Revolutionary War.


File photo of Ellis Island. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Conn. To Market Immigrant Experiences For Tourists

Connecticut is looking to market its immigrant experiences to draw visitors.


Hurricane Irene, Aug. 25, 2011 (NOAA/AP Photo)

Irene’s Advance Causes Tourism Retreat

Even before its projected landfall in New England, Hurricane Irene was already delivering a blow to the region’s tourism industry.


Slot Machine File Photo (Janice Brown/Getty Images)

Malloy Calls For Better Casino, Tribe Relationship

Gov. Dannel Malloy says the state needs to do more to help promote Connecticut’s two Indian-run casinos.


Connecticut Tourism

State Launches Summer Tourism Campaign

Connecticut officials are kicking off a $2.6 million summer tourism campaign with a special focus on attracting women, including those making their families’ vacation decisions.


(Courtesy:  Office of the Governor)

New Head For Culture, Tourism Commission

The executive director of Stamford’s Urban Redevelopment Commission is being named oversee Connecticut’s Commission on Culture and Tourism.


(Courtesy: Discover New England)

Travel Site Restores State

Connecticut has been restored to a map of the New England states on the “Discover New England” website.

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State to Appoint Troubadour

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ In Connecticut, becoming a troubadour doesn’t involve traveling back to the Middle Ages. The state is seeking to appoint its next Connecticut State Troubadour, an honorary two-year position established in 1991 […]


Governor Candidates Knock State Tourism Promotion

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ The three candidates for Connecticut governor told an appreciative crowd of tourism industry executives and workers Wednesday that state government is shortsighted and fails to adequately promote Connecticut’s attractions.