The Vermont Outdoor Recreation Economic Collaborative (VOREC) steering committee will host a series of public forums to gather input from Vermonters on how to leverage and strengthen the State’s outdoor recreation assets to grow the economy.
The State of Vermont has launched a “Welcome” communications campaign in Canada to reassure Canadians that Vermont greatly values their friendship, tourism and trade. The campaign launch coincides with Canada Day on July 1 and includes 15-second and 30-second video spots in French that are running throughout Quebec.
Governor Phil Scott and Agency of Commerce and Community Development Secretary Michael Schirling today announced the appointment of Wendy Knight as Commissioner of the Vermont Department of Tourism and Marketing.
The Vermont Department of Tourism and Marketing is pleased to announce that Vicky Tebbetts has been selected as the new Chair of the Vermont Travel & Recreation Council (TRC). Tebbetts was elected to the post by a vote of current TRC Board members.
The Vermont Department of Tourism and Marketing has named 13 Vermont organizations and businesses as recipients of this year’s Market Vermont program’s matching grants. Each grant recipient will receive between $5,000-$10,000 to promote themselves outside of the state.
In recognition of Vermont’s rich history of quarrying, manufacturing and utilizing its abundant deposits of granite, marble and slate, the Vermont Department of Tourism and Marketing has published The Vermont Stone Trail guide to help visitors explore the many attractions and destinations in the state that are tied to these valued resources.
In addition to the state’s stunning fall foliage, events celebrating autumn, the arts, film, and food and drink are among the highlights for Vermont’s calendar in October. Visitors to the state are recommended to book their trips in advance