For Immediate Release
Contact: Sheila Armstrong
U.S. Cultural & Heritage Tourism Marketing Council
NEW Packages to Promote Vermont’s Cultural & Heritage Travel
The U.S. Cultural and Heritage Tourism Marketing Council LLC (USCHT), the travel trade organization whose mission is to market US cultural and heritage tourism to national and international traveler and the Vermont Department of Tourism & Marketing announce Two New Cultural & Heritage Packages to experience this popular travel destination:
• Eclectic Elegance & Country Pleasures package featuring the world-famous Shelburne Museum – known for its American and Impressionist paintings and American folk and decorative arts, the Shelburne Farms that includes their award-winning cheese operations and the Shelburne Vineyard with its state-of-the-art winery. $35• Made in Vermont package featuring the craftsmanship and quality of Vermont’s leading artisans – Shackleton Thomas and Miranda Thomas, the Marsh-Billings-Rockefeller National Historic Park and the Billings Farm and Museum. $31The Vermont Department of Tourism & Marketing in partnership with the USCHT developed these themed experiential packages to attract new cultural and heritage visitors, as well as spur current visitors to extend their stay to experience and learn more about Vermont’s unique cultural and heritage offerings.
The new packages are available at TheCulturalTraveler.com, ShopAmericaTours.com and other online travel trade sites.For additional information about traveling in the State of Vermont, visit Vermont.Vacation.com.
Link to the Vermont Landing Page:http://www.theculturaltraveler.com/destination-tour-packages/vermont
About the Vermont Department of Tourism & Marketing
The Vermont Department of Tourism and Marketing’s mission is support the State’s economic vitality by promoting Vermont through a comprehensive marketing plan that integrates online, television, radio, newspaper and magazine print with VermontVacation.com, the state’s most comprehensive tourism database.
An integral part of this mission includes highlighting Vermont’s rich cultural heritage. Beginning with the 12,000 year history of the Western Abenaki, Vermont then saw the arrival of the French in 1609 and waves of 18th and 19th century European immigrants. Vermont welcomes visitors to experience traditions tied to the land, hard work and independent spirit. It’s a state of constantly evolving traditions, with exciting new development in agriculture and creative pursuits. To learn more: VermontVacation.com
About the U.S. Cultural & Heritage Tourism Marketing Council
The U.S. Cultural & Heritage Tourism Marketing Council (USCHT) represents leading U.S. tourism destinations, attractions and travel partners engaged in marketing U.S. Cultural and Heritage to travelers from throughout the USA and around the world. The primary purpose of this travel trade association is to package, market and sell U.S. Cultural and Heritage Tourism experiences to domestic and international visitors.USCHT also publishes an annual guide, The Cultural Traveler, in partnership withShop America Alliance and the Museum Store Association, co-produces the annual ONE Travel Conference for Shopping, Dining and Cultural Tourism and the SASI-ONE Awards in partnership with Shop America Alliance and conducts market research on the cultural and heritage traveler.
For additional information about the U.S. Cultural & Heritage Tourism Marketing Council, visit TheCulturalTraveler.com, e-mail
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