New Tourism Economic Profile Sheet for Dauphin County

Posted On On: May 4, 2015 Categories Filed Under: Chamber News

National Tourism Week Begins: Regional Visitors Bureau releases tourism industry economic profile sheet for PA’s Hershey Harrisburg Region.

Harrisburg, PA – The Hershey Harrisburg Regional Visitors Bureau (HHRVB) today released the latest Regional Tourism Economic Impact Profile Sheet with the latest economic impact research and statistics related to tourism for both Pennsylvania and the Hershey Harrisburg Region.

The bureau will be making a number of exciting announcements in celebration of the 32nd Annual National Travel & Tourism Week that begins on May 2 and runs through May 10, 2015. National Travel & Tourism Week, led by the U.S. Travel Association, serves to educate local residents, political leaders, and community stakeholders on the importance of sustaining and supporting a local tourism industry.

Profile Sheet

Additional events and announcements for the week of May 4-8, 2015:

Saturday, May 2

Press Event at 9am – Paddle for PA Tourism Boat Launch at Riverfront Campground

Speakers from the PA Association of Travel & Tourism (PATT)

Location: 9 Newport Road, Duncannon, PA 17020

Media Contact: Matt Price – 814.577.7714


Monday, May 4

Tourism Conference – PA Travel & Tourism Summit – May 4-6, 2015

Hosted by the PA Association of Travel & Tourism (PATT)

Location: Hilton Harrisburg

Media Contact: Rob Fulton – 717.433.6813


Tuesday, May 5

Proclamation by Dauphin County Commissioners will name May 2-10, 2015 as National Tourism Day in Dauphin County.

Reading will take place during breakfast at PATT Conference at 8am.

Media Contact: Amy Harinath – 717.943.6260


Economic Report – A new Economic Impact Report on the Top 25 events in the region associated with the visitors bureau will be issued by HHRVB.


Wednesday, May 6

Web Site Launch – HHRVB will release details of the region’s new official travel & tourism web site that will be launched that day.


Thursday, May 7

New Video Debut – A new destination promotion video for the region will be released by the HHRVB.