Welcome to the Vermont Tourism & Marketing Press Room
Hello! I'm glad you're here. This office loves to share Vermont's stories, assist in your research of the Green Mountain State as a four-season tourism destination with strong businesses and breathtaking spaces. There's fresh news, imagery and opportunities to connect with Vermont's communities, heritage, recreation, landscape and culture. If you're looking for a story idea, imagery or want to delve a little deeper on an article or pitch, please be in touch. I look forward to working with you!
Featured Press Releases
October 22, 2013
Winter in Vermont: 2013-14 Season Update
Vermont is a true winter destination. Adventure and relaxation are found in abundance. Read More.
October 22, 2013
Vermont Receives USDA Grant to Boost Agricultural and Culinary Tourism
The joint efforts between the Agency of Agriculture, statewide agricultural organizations and VDTM have reaped a significant award for the future of Vermont agritourism. Read More.
August 20 - October 20, 2013
Visit the Vermont Foliage Media Center for updates, economic info, B-roll, lodging deals, seasonal promotions, events and more.
October 16, 2013
Vermont Tourism Calendar of Events: November's Crafts, Cuisine and Theatre
The month of November is a time when Vermont’s downtowns and mountain villages host live theatre, indoor craft bazaars and community “chicken pie” suppers. Read More.
October 7, 2013
Be Spooked in Vermont this Season: Haunted Highways, Creepy Cabarets & Thriller Dance Lessons
Explore the state with “Haunted Highways” lodging packages, ghost stories and Halloween hysteria.
September 24, 2013
Vermont Tourism Calendar of Events: October Harvest, Foliage, Arts & Adventures
The month of October marks peak foliage and harvest festivals honor this dynamic change of seasons statewide. Here’s a sampler of the 270 events on VermontVacation.com this month: Read More.
September 16, 2013
Vermont Tourism Toasts to Oktoberfest with Beer Lovers Getaways
Vermont Tourism toasts to Oktoberfest with new Beer Lovers Getaways; a six-pack offering of lodging packages, tasting tours and more ways to savor what The Huffington Post recently called the Best Craft Brew State. Read More.
September 5, 2013
Vermont Tourism Kicks Off Seventh Annual Apples to iPods Contest at 16 Apple Orchards
Vermont's pick-your-own orchards will offer a chance to win an iPod during the Apples to iPods promotion that kicks off Sunday, September 8. Read More.
August 21, 2013
Vermont Tourism Announces New “Seeing is BeLeafing” Video Foliage Reports Start September 5
Seeing is BeLeafing video foliage reports give visitors a fresh look at fall in Vermont. The Vermont Department of Tourism and Marketing welcomes viewers on a tour of dozens of scenic sites. Read More.
August 16, 2013
Vermont Tourism Calendar of Events: September
The state is primed to celebrate late summer with a harvest season full of charm, festivals and Fall Deals that beckon leaf-peepers and value-seekers alike. Read More.
July 30, 2013
Vermont Arts and Creative Economy Events: August through Autumn
Arts festivals and celebrations of creative pursuits canvas Vermont's landscape well into fall foliage season. Read More.
July 29, 2013
Vermont Tourism Calendar of Events: August is Blissful Read More.
July 15, 2013
State of Vermont & Ski Vermont Co-Sponsor Nation's Largest LGBT Family Festival
Vermont Dept. of Tourism and Marketing and Vermont Ski Areas Association Actively Welcome LGBT Travelers. Read More.
June 28, 2013
Vermont Tourism Calendar of Events: July Features Art and Food Fests, Sports Races & Antiquing
As summer days heat up, festivals and family getaways are ready to be enjoyed across the state. Read More.
June 13, 2013
On Independence Day, Vermont Marches to a Different Drummer
Add to Celebrations of Parades and Fireworks: Sports, Symphonies, Speedways & Satire. Read More.
May 21, 2013
Glimpse Behind the Scenes at 250 Vermont Artisans’ Studios
The 21st Spring Open Studio Weekend is May 25-26. Read More.
May 20, 2013
Vermont State Historic Sites Open for the Season
Vermont State Historic Sites open for ‘13 season with new exhibits, events & a fresh website. Read More.
May 15, 2013
VermontVacation.com Calendar of Events: Now through June
The VermontVacation.com Travel Planner lists further information on the following events and hundreds more during spring and early-summer months. Read More.
May 13, 2013
Vermont Dept. of Tourism and Marketing Campaigns for Visitors from Washington D.C. and Philadelphia
For most D.C. and Philadelphia residents, getting a glimpse of Vermont is easier - and travel more affordable - for the first time in nearly a decade. Read More.
April 24, 2013
Vermont's Top 10 Civil War Sesquicentennial Exhibits and Events
Top 10 events and exhibits are selected annually and are chosen for their efforts to bring to life Vermont's Civil War experience with history from the homefront and battlefield. Read More.
Vermont, the Healthiest State to Host Several Sports & Endurance Events this Spring to September
Vermont is repeatedly ranked the Healthiest State in the nation. From its chiseled farmers to Olympic skiers and riders and mountain biking mommas, it shows. In the Green Mountain State, there’s an ultra-marathon, adventure race, century ride, distance swim or yoga-fest for all athletic appetites... Read More.
Vermont's Tallest Structure, the Bennington Battle Monument, Opens April 20
Scenic vistas of New England and New York are seen from this State of Vermont Historic Site. Read More.
April 3, 2013
Vermont Department of Tourism and Marketing Reports Record Growth in Visitor Spending and Employment
Visitors made an estimated 13.95 million person trips to Vermont during 2011 for leisure, business or personal travel. Direct spending by visitors for goods and services totaled $1.7 billion, according to a report released. Read More.
February 15, 2013
"Tap Into Vermont" Maple Events, Packages and Promotions Celebrate the Season
It's the start of maple season in Vermont; sunny days and the sweetness of the season stir up quite a celebration. There's many ways to partake! ... Read More.
October 9, 2012
Vermont's Haunted Highways Gives Travelers a Season to be Scared
This October, Vermont is launching Haunted Highways, a collection of ghost stories with lodging packages available statewide… Read More.
August 30, 2012
Vermont Dept. of Tourism Kicks Off Sixth Annual Apples to iPods Contest at 20 Apple Orchards
Vermont's pick-your-own orchards will offer a chance to win an iPod during the "Apples to iPods" promotion that kicks off next week... Read More.
June 28, 2012
VDTM and Ski Vermont Actively Welcome LGBT Travelers
Known for its warm welcome and LGBT legislative progressiveness, Vermont continues to be an advocate of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) culture; sponsoring LGBT events to elevate Vermont as a four-season LGBT travel destination... Read More.