News & Updates
Event planning tips, venue updates and exciting happenings from around the state.
Oct 23, 2017
Where to Stay and Activities to Enhance Your Manchester, Vermont Meeting There are so many places in Vermont to consider for your next meeting or event, The Vermont Convention Bureau will be highlighting…
Sep 26, 2017
Planning regional, national or international meetings and events is a complex job with lots of moving parts. Most meeting planners would agree that working with a top notch convention and visitors bureau can have a big impact on the success of an event.
Sep 20, 2017
It goes without saying that skiing is a huge part of our culture here in Vermont. However, did you know that these same ski resorts are home to world-class mountain biking trails, golf courses, hockey…
Sep 18, 2017
Year after year, autumn creeps in at Vermont's northern border, painting the state a fall foliage storybook of reds, oranges, and yellows.
Sep 13, 2017
Savvy travelers want to taste the true essence of where they are, and those heading to Vermont are no different. The idea of true Vermont flavors — raised, caught, created and grown there — is a delicious one.
Sep 06, 2017
Conferences and conventions can be fun but also exhausting. After so many panels and presentations everyone needs to relax and take advantage of one of the most important reasons they came to Vermont: networking! And there is no better way to make those important connections than with the help of one of the oldest and best social lubricants in history: Beer!
Aug 31, 2017
Bike, tube, or swim in Vermont’s great outdoors, then treat yourself to a beer or maple syrup-flavored something. Is it just us, or do you feel a road trip coming on?
Aug 22, 2017
They are all options you can incorporate into your next Vermont meeting or event! These and a host of others are perfect for team building, spouse programs or general conference free time. New England…
Aug 21, 2017
The 84 room Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott in Waterbury, VT was recently recognized as opening hotel of the year by Marriott International.
Aug 17, 2017
On behalf of fellow sites and partners throughout the state, the Milton Historical Society and General Stannard House Committee has announced the launch of the Vermont in the Civil War Heritage Trail.
Aug 07, 2017
Here are 15 tips on how to execute great meetings and keep your day job
Aug 02, 2017
If you are looking for a pastoral, elegant and formal wedding venue, look no further, Hildene has it all!
Jul 25, 2017
What do Maple Syrup, Teddy Bears and Flannel all have in common? They are all made in Vermont. Vermont is synonymous with handcrafted quality workmanship making these featured companies the perfect resource…
Jul 21, 2017
Twin Farms of Barnard and Rabbit Hill Inn of Waterford were named to Travel + Leisure’s prestigious ‘Top 100 Hotels in the World.’ The rankings were based on results from Travel + Leisure's "World's Best Awards" survey that it puts out annually to its readers
Jul 14, 2017
It’s fun to dream about traveling to an epic, world-class city, a place where you can settle into a unique, cozy hotel, dine on uber-amazing fare, wander the streets hunting for artsy shopping treasures and perhaps gaze out past a lake and to mountains. Who doesn’t want that experience?
Jul 06, 2017
Waterbury, though, is more than just an epicenter for beer. Those beer-centric eateries serve mouth-watering food, and other food-related businesses are springing up as complementary pieces of the greater whole.
Jun 27, 2017
Dorset Theatre Festival, celebrating its 40th Anniversary Season this summer, is thrilled to announce Play in Vermont vacation packages offered in conjunction with season sponsor Manchester Designer Outlets and local lodging partners in the Southern Vermont region.
Jun 22, 2017
Museums, Vineyards and Cruises Oh My! In the Southern part of the state in Manchester groups can enjoy a number of gems that are perfect for off-site events or attendee/spouse tours, two of our favorites…
Jun 15, 2017
Unlike most ski towns, Stowe, a perpetual tourism magnet, is even busier in summer than winter, and is just gearing up for the high season. This summer, for the first time, visitors will have a chance to try the newest Trapp addition to the region’s infrastructure, the Bierhall, which opened late last September.
Jun 09, 2017
Vermont’s new tourism commissioner plans to tap in to a growing interest in sustainable travel, after the state’s governor announced he would be signing up to the US Climate Alliance.