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Press hits, or public relations results, are another key component supporting Connecticut tourism partners. Whether it's coverage on a news program, a feature in a travel magazine, a weekly radio round-up or giveaway, PR continues to be a creative and powerful measure for driving tourism. Here are a few examples of how our PR efforts have supported partners:

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Travel & Leisure
Travel+Leisure
USA Today
USA Today
HuffPost
HuffPost
Summer Bucket List
CT Office of Tourism & Fox 61's Summer Bucket List


An average of 800–1,000 partners a year from every corner of the state are featured in public relations efforts.

The Office of Tourism's public relations efforts result in around 1 billion impressions a year.

View recent press releases.

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Some Polar Express and Christmas trains are running this season. Here’s what to know if you go.

Boston.com

Online article highlighting train events that are happening this holiday season.

Published: 2020-11-27

Featuring: Essex Steam Train & Riverboat | The Shore Line Trolley Museum


12 gifts made in New England

Boston Globe Online

Online article highlighting locally made gifts.

Published: 2020-11-27

Featuring: Lavender Pond Farm


Connecticut Sector rules updated to prohibit all organized road races effective November 23

HamletHub Ridgefield

Online article highlighting rule changes for road races for Thanksgiving.

Published: 2020-11-25

Featuring:


Where to Find the Best Holiday Displays Just a Day Trip From New York City

Departures Magazine Online

Online article highlighting holiday day trips from NYC.

Published: 2020-11-25

Featuring: Lighthouse Point Park | Olde Mistick Village


The best places in New England to visit around Thanksgiving

Boston.com

Online article highlight places to visit around Thanksgiving.

Published: 2020-11-24

Featuring: Connecticut River Museum | Essex Steam Train & Riverboat