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Conn.'s Tourism Treasures Promoted at Today's





Media Contact: Laura Soll (860) 688-4499 or (860) 833-4466 Cell

May 6, 2013 -- Scores of Connecticut tourism industry representatives gathered today, gearing up to welcome tens of thousands of summer tourists at the Central Regional Tourism District/ “Brochure Swap”. The event was held at the Crowne Plaza Cromwell and offered the region’s and state’s attractions, hotels, restaurants, and State Welcome

Centers the opportunity to network and exchange a variety of visitors guides and brochures to get ready for summer visitors.

At the event, the Central Regional Tourism District, which serves Greater Hartford, Connecticut’s River Valley, and Greater New Haven, also debuted a variety of materials including its 2013 Visitors Guide for Greater Hartford & Connecticut’s River Valley, its new Color Your Way through Central Connecticut Coloring Book with discount coupons, a new Burgers & Brews brochure and new Guide to Gardens & Farmers Markets. Those materials, along with the new Greater New Haven Cultural & Visitors Guide, are available on-line at or can be mailed by calling (860) 787-9640.

Pictured are just some of the tourism industry representatives who attended the Brochure Swap including:
(Sixth from left in green patterned top) Anne Lee, Executive Director of the Central Regional Tourism District; and
(Next to Lee in pink top) Debbie Giantonio, Marketing and Operations Manager for the Central Regional Tourism District.

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