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May 24, 2017, 11:12 ET Become A Tourist in Your Own Backyard On Connecticut Open House Day, Saturday, June 10

Thousands of Connecticut residents will be exploring the state's fascinating world of history, art and culture when the Connecticut Office of...


May 04, 2017, 14:46 ET Volunteers, Industry Leaders & Rising Stars Receive 2017 Connecticut Tourism Awards from Governor Malloy

Five individuals and organizations were honored at the annual Connecticut Governor's Conference on Tourism for their outstanding contributions and...


Apr 25, 2017, 10:37 ET New and Noteworthy Connecticut Getaways for Spring and Summer

Connecticut invites visitors and residents alike to kick off the warm weather travel season with new and improved attractions for families and...


Apr 19, 2017, 11:17 ET State of Connecticut's Director of Tourism, Randy Fiveash, Appointed Chairman of Discover New England Board

Discover New England, a nonprofit cooperative destination marketing organization that promotes New England tourism internationally, has appointed...


Mar 23, 2017, 15:18 ET Connecticut Office of Tourism to Host Marketing Outreach Meetings Across the State

The Connecticut Office of Tourism is hosting its annual series of Tourism Marketing Outreach Meetings from April 3 to 6, 2017. Tourism partners of...


Mar 21, 2017, 09:05 ET 2017 Connecticut Governor's Conference on Tourism Set for May 4

Tourism industry professionals from across Connecticut are invited to attend the annual Connecticut Governor's Conference on Tourism on Thursday,...


Nov 21, 2016, 10:42 ET Discover More of What Makes Winter a Wonderful Season in Connecticut

Winter in New England can be unpredictable, but in Connecticut, there's plenty to see and do all season long — regardless of the weather. From...


Nov 18, 2016, 12:22 ET Connecticut Celebrates Netflix Release of New "Gilmore Girls" Series with Itineraries and Activities Featuring the Real Places That Inspired Stars Hollow

To celebrate the highly anticipated Netflix series premiere of "Gilmore Girls: A Year in the Life" on Nov. 25, Connecticut has created several fun...


Sep 21, 2016, 09:41 ET Drive No Farther Than Connecticut to Find Fall Faster

 Connecticut encourages leaf peepers to travel less and "Find Fall Faster" — by taking advantage of the state's close proximity to major...


Jul 18, 2016, 10:39 ET Sip, Indulge, Discover and Explore in Connecticut: Summer Vacation Packages Offer Travelers Deals on Lodging and Entertainment

 Connecticut invites residents and visitors to redefine their vacations this summer by experiencing something new just a short drive away, like...


May 24, 2016, 14:52 ET Celebrate Connecticut Open House Day on Saturday, June 11

Connecticut residents and families don't have to travel too far – or spend too much – to experience all the state has to offer this...


Apr 27, 2016, 13:20 ET 2016 Connecticut Governor's Tourism Award Winners Announced

 Governor Dannel P. Malloy, in partnership with the Connecticut Office of Tourism, announced the recipients of the 2016 Connecticut Governor's...


Sep 14, 2015, 11:24 ET 'Fall for Connecticut' with Brilliant Foliage Display Expected Along with Seasonal Fairs and Culinary Delights

 As autumn approaches, the Connecticut Office of Tourism extends an invitation to "fall for Connecticut" with an amazing fall foliage display...


Sep 08, 2014, 13:17 ET Connecticut Invites Residents and Visitors to Experience and Share the State's 'Revolutionary Views'

Today, the Connecticut Office of Tourism kicked off an integrated marketing campaign to inspire residents and visitors to see Connecticut...


Sep 05, 2014, 13:12 ET Connecticut Announces First Ever Regional Play! in Connecticut Fall Theatre Festival

 Today, the Connecticut Office of Tourism announced that from October 23-26, Connecticut's Flagship Producing Theatres will be hosting a...


Aug 07, 2014, 13:02 ET Westport Named Connecticut 'Still Revolutionary' Fan-Favorite Town Of The Year

 Today the Connecticut Office of Tourism announced that the public has named Westport the Connecticut still revolutionary Fan-Favorite Town of...


Jun 04, 2014, 10:00 ET Connecticut Celebrates 10th Annual Open House Day On June 14

 On Saturday, June 14, Connecticut's Office of Tourism invites residents to come out and explore the state's unique blend of destinations...


Sep 12, 2013, 09:00 ET Connecticut Invites Residents and Visitors to Fall for Connecticut

 Today, Connecticut unveiled Fall for Connecticut – an initiative designed to inspire both residents and visitors to get out and...


Jun 05, 2013, 10:32 ET Connecticut Celebrates Annual Open House Day On June 8

 On Saturday, June 8th, Connecticut's Office of Tourism invites residents of all ages to discover Connecticut's many inspiring attractions...


May 21, 2013, 11:25 ET Niantic Named First-Ever Fan-Favorite Still Revolutionary Town of the Year

Today the Connecticut Office of Tourism announced that the public has named Niantic the first-ever Fan-Favorite still revolutionary Town of the...


Apr 09, 2013, 15:15 ET Connecticut Kicks Off Second Annual "Fan-Favorite" Program

Today Connecticut launched the second annual celebration of the places and spaces that make it still revolutionary. The socially driven Connecticut...


Mar 05, 2013, 09:00 ET Official 2013 Connecticut Visitors Guide Now Available

 Prediction of an early spring this year means it's time to think about putting away the parkas and begin planning spring and summer getaways....


Jan 30, 2013, 09:00 ET Connecticut Wins Gold HSMAI Adrian Award for Still Revolutionary

The State of Connecticut was honored with three Adrian Awards for its brand campaign, still revolutionary. The Hospitality, Sales and Marketing...


Jul 17, 2012, 14:36 ET Connecticut Announces Search for "Still Revolutionary" Destinations

Today, the Connecticut Office of Tourism unveiled a socially-driven campaign for residents and visitors to share which Connecticut destinations and...


Feb 27, 2012, 08:30 ET Connecticut Announces Search for Stories About the Best People, Places and Experiences Around the State

 To uncover what residents and visitors love most about living, working and playing in Connecticut, the State has launched What's Your...