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.
On February 18th, the Governor released his recommended budget for the next two fiscal years. In that budget all funding for Regional Tourism Districts has been eliminated. If approved by the Legislature this will result in the closing of the District (Mystic Country) – and support and promotion of the tourism industry in eastern Connecticut – will cease to exist.
On Monday March 2, 2015, the Appropriations Committee will begin conducting hearings from which they will make final funding decisions. It is important, if you support continuing the work of the District and Mystic Country, that members of the Legislature […]
Eastern Regional Tourism District/Mystic Country is celebrating National Tourism Week (May 2-10, 2015) by hosting two Brochure Swaps.
…In the Northeast: Wednesday, May 6
Grill 37, 37 Putnam Rd., Pomfret, 860-315-5640
…In the Southeast: Thursday, May 7
Mystic Marriott Hotel and Spa, 625 North Rd […]
Mystic Country has reserved space in the 2015 Spring/Summer CT Getaway Guide. This publication will be inserted into Sunday newspapers on May 17, 2015, with a total circulation of 959,000. Added multimedia components will include online and E-blast campaigns. Thousands of […]
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. […]
Does your business serve a special, locally-themed entree or beverage? The Eastern Regional Tourism District/Mystic Country is looking for examples to feature in an upcoming blog article. Preference will be given to those using locally made ingredients. A locally-themed name is a must. Please respond to Karin at