tourism

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

(Courtesy State Offices of Culture and Tourism)

Next Stage Of “Still Revolutionary” Campaign Focuses On Business As Well As Tourism

Connecticut is unveiling the second phase of a two-year, nearly $27 million tourism campaign, focusing on the state’s economic development efforts.

09/17/2012

(credit: Mark Twain House and Museum)

Twain House Voted “Fan Favorite”

The Mark Twain House in Hartford is the “Fan-Favorite Still Revolutionary” choice of Connecticut residents and visitors who voted on their favorite destinations at the state tourism website, according to Governor Dannel Malloy.  The selection […]

08/23/2012

(Courtesy State Offices of Culture and Tourism)

Malloy Hits The Road To Tout Tourism

Gov. Dannel P. Malloy plans to tour the state promoting Connecticut’s new “Still Revolutionary” tourism campaign.

07/02/2012

(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.

05/14/2012

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.

04/07/2012

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.

08/26/2011

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.

08/04/2011

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