THE INDUSTRY RESOURCE FOR MYSTIC COUNTRY TRAVEL PROFESSIONALS
Tourism in the Mystic Country region is a $3.8 billion industry, generating more than 58,000 jobs in eastern Connecticut. Together, we can do something even greater. Whether it’s timely research, tourism planning tools, or inspiration for your next marketing campaign, our aim is to provide resources to support the work that you do.
IMPORTANT: IMMEDIATE ACTION NECESSARY
Update your FREE listing on the new CTvisit.com website & in the 2016 Mystic Country Visitors Guide!
Currently the Eastern Regional Tourism District is updating our database to populate the Mystic Country portion of the all-new CTvisit.com website that will launch in April 2016.
The new collaborative CTvisit.com website will integrate the regional district website (mystic.org) with the state website and will include an increased prominence for restaurants and hotels, increased opportunities for overnight stays, customized experiences for each of our state’s regions and dramatically enhanced listing pages for […]
As Governor Malloy recently reported, the 2015 summer season was very successful for the tourism industry in Connecticut. Here is a recap of what our District accomplished to impact this successful season for our tourism partners and constituents. Click here to see this report. It has been shared with legislative members in the eastern District.
Partner with the Eastern Regional Tourism District/Mystic Country and be represented for a fraction of the cost
Registration is now open for Discover New England’s (DNE) Annual Tourism Summit and International Marketplace. Now in its 21st year, the Summit is the only […]
The Eastern Regional Tourism District/Mystic Country continues to represent eastern Connecticut at a variety of trade shows. Click here for the schedule for the remainder of the 2015/16 fiscal year.
Getaway Packages: Two of the largest domestic shows, ABA (American […]
The Eastern Regional Tourism District (ERTD) has released its updated Major Events in Mystic Country online magazine (issuu.com/mysticcountryct) for the fall season. For consideration in the 2016 Major Event’s calendar, please email your 2016 events by Monday, November 9.
After a disappointing start to the year in the first quarter, clear signs of improvement offer solid evidence that the economic expansion is back on track—job growth and consumer confidence have picked up, personal disposable income and consumer spending have also showed improvement. At the same time, inflation remains tame. Meanwhile, a strong value of the dollar against other […]
Deadline – August 20, 2015
The Last Green Valley, Inc. (TLGV) is pleased to announce a small grant round for projects that preserve, interpret, promote, or market historical and cultural resources. TLGV encourages projects that use digital technology, social media, […]
Deadline for Participation & Inclusion in Promotional Materials April 10, 2015
Register today – don’t miss this opportunity to promote your property, at no cost, to Connecticut residents statewide. This one-day statewide event is designed to showcase Connecticut’s diverse world of history, art and tourism to Connecticut residents who look for things […]
The Connecticut Office of the Arts will be conducting information sessions on arts grants available for FY2016. Click here for program and dates…
• Arts & Community Impact project grants
• Arts Learning project grants
• Public Art project grants
• Regional Initiative Small Project Grants (to be administered by the Designated Regional Service Organizations)
The Eastern Regional Tourism District/Mystic Country is a member of the American Bus Association and therefore can submit a maximum of ten (10) nominations for this prestigious distinction. Click here for additional information. Remember your event has to appeal to a large audience and needs to have easy motor coach parking. […]