Articles tagged “connecticut”

This Literary Bed-and-Breakfast Continues to Thrive in the Age of Airbnb

This Literary Bed-and-Breakfast Continues to Thrive in the Age of Airbnb

Erica Moser , Associated Press

The Old Mystic Inn is proof that the basic tenets of good hospitality--and plenty of good stories--make for a long-lasting business.

2 years ago

Ralph Nader New Museum Devoted to Beating Corporate America Opens

Ralph Nader New Museum Devoted to Beating Corporate America Opens

Associated Press

It's like a presidential library for the underdog.

4 years ago

Hotel Guests in Connecticut Pay the Highest State Lodging Tax

Hotel Guests in Connecticut Pay the Highest State Lodging Tax

Dan Peltier, Skift

Get ready to pay high lodging taxes in New England, and possibly high taxes in other states that leave the decision to tax hotel room rentals up to municipalities or counties.

5 years ago

Connecticut Tourism Sticks with “Still Revolutionary” Slogan for Summer Campaign

Connecticut Tourism Sticks with “Still Revolutionary” Slogan for Summer Campaign

Samantha Shankman, Skift

It can be difficult to select a tourism slogan that resonates with locals and visitors so most tourism marketing agencies build and iterate on themes that work rather than try to strike ad gold more than once.

6 years ago

The NYC-Connecticut Fast Train Line May Come With A Hefty Price Tag

The NYC-Connecticut Fast Train Line May Come With A Hefty Price Tag

Susan Haigh, Associated Press

Whichever way the politics falls, the commuting life of suburban travelers into New York City is not improving any time soon.

6 years ago

Connecticut’s $27 million tourism campaign is revolutionary in its own way

Connecticut’s $27 million tourism campaign is revolutionary in its own way

Stephen Kalin , Associated Press

Funny that Discover New England deleted Connecticut from the map when the state didn't pay its dues. But the embarrassment was a kick in the pants to a state that has historically done a poor job promoting what it has to offer.

6 years ago

North America’s biggest casino thinks expansion will solve its problems

Stephen Singer, Associated Press

As each new state adds some kind of gaming, destination casinos will continue to have problems that they can expand themselves out of.

6 years ago

Tourism campaign portrays Connecticut as a good place to do business and enjoy fall foliage

Associated Press

TV spots are marketed wisely: leisure ads go to New York for weekenders and day-trippers, while business-focused ads are aired nationally and likely benefit from the state’s proximity to Manhattan.

7 years ago