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Conn.'s Tourism Industry gears up for fall & winter visitors

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WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 2, 2013
9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.
At the CROWNE PLAZA CROMWELL
Route 372, 100 Berlin Road, Cromwell, Conn.

CONN.’s TOURISM INDUSTRY GEARS UP FOR FALL & WINTER VISITORS
“BROCHURE SWAP” 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 a 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 attractions, accommodations, eateries and shops a chance to exchange promotional materials to place in their sites and get ready for busy upcoming tourism seasons.

The following are just some of the attendees who will be available for interviews:
• Brownstone & Powder Ridge, Portland/Middlefield
• Candlewood Suites, Windsor Locks
• Charter Oak Cultural Center, Hartford
• Comfort Inn & Suites, East Hartford
• Connecticut Historical Society, Hartford
• Crowne Plaza Hartford-Cromwell
• CT 1 Media, Hartford
• CT Audubon Society EcoTravel, Essex
• CT Convention & Sports Bureau
• CT Science Center, Hartford
• CT Trolley Museum, East Windsor
• East Haddam attractions
• Eleanor Wolf Buck Nature Center, Wethersfield
• Empower Leadership Sports, Middletown
• Fairfield Inn by Marriott, Wallingford
• Fairfield Inn by Marriott, Milford
• Friends of the Davison Art Center at Wesleyan University, Middletown
• Friendship Tours, Bloomfield
• Goodspeed Musicals, East Haddam
• Hampton Inn & Suites, East Hartford
• Hartt School at the University of Hartford
• Hilton Garden Inn, Milford
• Inn at Middletown, Middletown
• An Innkeeper's Place, Stafford Springs
• KidCity Children's Museum, Middletown
• Lake Compounce, Bristol/Southington
• Lutz Children's Museum, Manchester
• MGM Grand at Foxwoods & Foxwoods Resort Casino
• Morton's The Steakhouse, Hartford
• Nemehiah Brainerd House B&B, Haddam
• Quality Inn, East Haven
• Residence Inn Hartford Downtown, Hartford
• Risidence Inn by Marriott, Milford
• Super 8, Cromwell
• The Bushnell Center for the Performing Arts, Hartford
• Visit New Haven
• Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art, Hartford
• Webb-Deane-Stevens Museum, Wethersfield

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

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