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Harrisburg, PA — Today, the Department of Community and Economic Development’s (DCED) Pennsylvania Tourism Office unveiled its Pursue Your Hominess campaign to highlight ways visitors can virtually explore the commonwealth during the state’s stay-at-home order. “As we continue to safeguard the health and safety of Pennsylvanians during this pandemic, we need to encourage social distancing […]
Turkey Hill Experience, Lancaster County Pennsylvania proudly holds top rankings in dairy, produce, and livestock production, as well as high employment concentrations in food manufacturing. As we celebrate the 2020 PA Farm Show, there’s no better time to highlight one of the agribusiness sectors that we do best: snack foods. Since the founding of Pennsylvania, […]
Longwood Gardens, Kennett Square Pennsylvania offers a myriad of activities for visitors and residents year-round, but spring decidedly marks the beginning of a more active season when the flowers start to bloom, birds sing, and those of us who patiently waited out the frostier months enthusiastically shake off our cabin fever. As we approach warmer […]
Located in Chalfont, Pa., Byers’ Choice handcrafts Christmas Carolers that spread cheer and warmth by connecting collectors with their favorite holiday tradition — singing holiday songs. We spoke to Dave Daikeler, sales operations manager at Byers’ Choice, about the company, its success, and the unique touch artisans bring to its products. What makes your company […]
Harrisburg, PA – Department of Community and Economic Development Deputy Secretary Carrie Fischer Lepore yesterday testified before the Senate Committee on Community, Economic, and Recreational Development about tourism funding and the immediate positive impact Governor Tom Wolf’s budget proposal would have on Pennsylvania’s economy. The governor has proposed $10 million for the Marketing to Attract […]
Harrisburg, PA – In a letter sent to the chairs of the Senate Committee on Community, Economic & Recreational Development and the House Commerce Committee, Department of Community and Economic Development (DCED) Secretary Dennis Davin warned lawmakers of the negative impacts of the House Republican Caucus’ bill (HB 218, PN 1236) on the state tourism […]
Release Date: April 3, 2017 2:20 pm Author: Heidi Havens State College, PA – Today, Department of Community and Economic Development Deputy Secretary Carrie Fischer Lepore unveiled the latest edition of the Pennsylvania Tourism Office’s annual Happy Traveler guide to an audience of key hospitality and tourism industry leaders at the Pennsylvania Restaurant and Lodging […]
Release Date: February 22, 2016 2:30pm Author: Heidi Havens Harrisburg, PA – Department of Community and Economic Development Secretary Davin hosted a discussion with state and community leaders and business representatives this afternoon to discuss initiatives in Governor Tom Wolf’s 2017-18 budget that promote job creation, support workforce training, and break down barriers for business […]
Release Date: February 2, 2017 7:30 am Author: David Misner Punxsutawney, PA – Pennsylvania’s world-famous groundhog, Punxsutawney Phil, predicted six more weeks of winter after seeing his shadow this morning in the Pennsylvania Wilds. Thousands of fans watched as Phil made his highly-anticipated weather prognostication, commemorating 131 years of Pennsylvania’s unique Groundhog Day tradition.According to […]
Release Date: December 19, 2016 3:45 pm Author: David Misner Harrisburg, PA – Boasting more unique New Year’s Eve drop celebrations than any other state, the Pennsylvania Tourism Office today reminds residents and visitors of the various options for ringing in the New Year all across the commonwealth.“There’s no better place to Pursue Your Happiness […]
Starting this month, the team from Keystone Edge — a digital magazine covering what’s next and best in Pennsylvania — will be giving #PAProud readers an inside look at each month’s issue. For November, it’s all about making things in Pennsylvania — past, present, and future. Our lead story looks at the maker movement across […]
Revamped guide highlights state’s history, culture, and greater-than-great outdoors Release Date: June 30, 2016 12:30 pm Author: Heidi Havens Harrisburg, PA – The Pennsylvania Tourism Office today released the inaugural edition of the “Happy Traveler” travel guide and launched the first significant advertising campaign to feature the state’s new tourism mantra, Pursue Your Happiness. The […]
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