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Central Connecticut's Tourism Industry Prepares for Fall & Winter Visitors at "Great Brochure Swap"

MEDIA CONTACT: Laura Soll, Communications  860-833-4466 Cell

On-Site Contacts: Anne Orsene and Debbie Giantonio  860-729-2820 Cell

TODAY/ MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 29, 2014
9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.
At the CROWNE PLAZA CROMWELL
Route 372, 100 Berlin Road, Cromwell, Conn.

“BROCHURE SWAP”: CONN.’s TOURISM INDUSTRY GEARS UP FOR FALL & WINTER VISITORS WITH ATTRACTIONS, LODGINGS, MORE…
Tens of Thousands of Colorful Brochures will be Exchanged

CENTEROFCT.COM/ CENTRAL REGIONAL TOURISM DISTRICT, which represents Greater Hartford, Greater New Haven & River Valley Connecticut, will host this special “Brochure Swap” as the hospitality industry gears up for Fall and Winter visitors.

Tourism attractions and hospitality industry members from all over Connecticut are expected to bring tens of thousands of brochures to exchange. They also will bring brochures that will be delivered to the Connecticut Welcome Centers around the state.

The purpose of this event is to offer Connecticut attractions, accommodations, eateries and shops a chance to exchange promotional materials to place in their sites and get ready for the busy seasons ahead.

The following are just some of the attendees available for interviews:

·       Avon Old Farms Hotel, Avon
·       Baymont Inn & Suites, Manchester
·       Buttonwood Tree (North End Arts Rising), Middletown
·       Connecticut's Old State House, Hartford
·       Connecticut Trolley Museum, East Windsor
·       Crowne Plaza Cromwell
·       Farmington Valley Visitors Association
·       Greater CT Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce
·       Harriet Beecher Stowe Center, Hartford
·       Inn at Middletown
·       Long Wharf Theater, New Haven
·       Lyman Orchards, Middlefield
·       South Church, New Britain
·       Visit New Haven
·       Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art
·       XL Center, Hartford & Rentschler Field, East Hartford
·       Yale Center for British Art, New Haven
·       Yale Repertory Theatre, New Haven

Directions: From I-91 North or South, take Exit 21. Make left off exit. Hotel less than 1/4 mile on your left.

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