Published on : Tuesday, April 4, 2017
Local businesses and towns are being encouraged to enlist themselves in a travel website where popular attractions and businesses are displayed. Through several outreach meetings, the officials are trying to spread the word.
To quote Randy Fiveash, director of the Connecticut Office of Tourism, ‘The Outreach Meetings are yet another great opportunity for us to connect directly with the businesses and organizations that help make tourism a $14.7 billion industry sector in Connecticut.’
Chris Edge, the economic development director for Berlin believes that utilizing the website would a brilliant idea. He also says that he is trying best to showcase some of the best local businesses located in Farmington Avenue followed by an opening of a new brewery.
To quote him, ‘Really looking to find ways with both our history, location and food options in town to get people to come to Berlin and recognize the great things we have here.’