Special Offers & Discounts Offered in a Week Long Celebration!

(Bucks County, PA)– The Bucks County Conference & Visitors Bureau (BCCVB) is excited to join in the celebration of National Travel and Tourism Week May 10-16th! In honor of this nationally recognized week, special offers and discounts throughout Bucks County are being offered to residents and visitors to partake in the fun and explore the charming countryside of Bucks County.

National Travel and Tourism Week is recognized annually by U.S. Travel Association, a tradition first celebrated in 1984! It was established when the U.S. Congress passed a joint resolution in 1983 designating the week to be celebrated in May. In a White House ceremony, President Ronald Reagan signed a Presidential Proclamation urging citizens to observe the week with “the appropriate ceremonies and activities.”

“National Travel & Tourism Week is a time to champion the power of travel and showcase the treasures of our beautiful county.” said Jerry Lepping, Executive Director of the BCCVB, “We are thrilled to participate in this annual tradition and encourage travel to stimulate the economy in small towns, cities and states across the country.”

Travel and tourism is a $763 million industry for Bucks County, providing over 11,000 jobs and generating $109 million in tax revenue locally. Travel is a broad and diverse industry employing a vast workforce, from innkeepers and tour guides to restaurant staff hotel, and . (Tourism Economics)

“Bucks County is home to an abundance of history and culture,” said Bucks County Commissioner Chairman Charles H. Martin. “We encourage residents and visitors alike to take advantage of all Travel & Tourism Week has to offer. Our Conference and Visitors Bureau is a superb resource and a great starting point.”

To kick off the week, the BCCVB’s Bensalem Visitor Center is hosting a TRAVEL MATTERS! Open House on May 10th. Stop by any time from 9AM -11AM for refreshments and chat with our staff to gather information about upcoming events and things to do in the upcoming seasons.

Throughout the week, we encourage residents and visitors’ to participate in the special discounts presented by participating partners to empower the value of travel to our great destination and showcase to visitors all that it has to offer:

Mercer & Fonthill Museums
Explore our “Castles full of Treasures” with $1 off any adult admission…BUT visitors must say the secret word to get the discount! Find the secret word by visiting their website www.mercermuseum.org  

Michener Museum
Visit the “Art and Soul of Bucks County” and say “The secret word is____” to get $1.00 off general admission! Find the secret word on their Facebook Page-  James A Michener Art Museum. www.michenermuseum.org  

Silver Lake Nature Center
Experience the natural elements of Bucks County and enjoy 10% off any item in their Gift Shop! www.silverlakenaturecenter.org  

New Hope Winery
Have wine, Will travel? You’re in luck! Moms receive free tasting all week long! Browse through their antiques, sip their signature fruit wines and experience country charm in the big red barn! www.newhopewinery.com  

Traveling with kids? Bounce your way to Best Mom/Dad of the year on a dime…Buy One Get One Free admission available throughout the week in their Langhorne location! www.bounceu.com  

Peddlers Village- Follow the winding brick pathways to a unique shopping experience with these special offer:
Sweet Lorraine’s Restaurant- FREE Kids’ Meal coupon for dinner 5:30-7:30 p.m. at Sweet Lorraine’s Café. Stop in at the Golden Plough Inn Front Desk to pick up your coupon. One coupon per family or group.
Golden Plough Inn- Buy one Get one Free! Receive your second overnight FREE when you book a two-night consecutive stay for the week of May 10-16! Just mention the Buy One Get One Free offer at time of reservation. Includes a gift certificate for wine from Chaddsford Winery, a welcome snack basket and a voucher for breakfast at Sweet Lorraine’s. www.peddlersvillage.com  

Radisson Hotel Philadelphia Northeast
Guests receive a 15% saving valid for any stay booked during next week. Visit http://www.radisson.com/phillyneemail or call the hotel at (215) 638-8300 and book on the phone asking for the O-SOCIAL rate.

Inn of the Dove
Create your next romantic escape when you book your reservation any night during this week to receive $35 off your stay! www.innofthedove.com  

Please be sure to follow us on Twitter and Facebook @VisitBucksPA to gather the latest and greatest up to date information for your next getaway to beautiful Bucks County!

Contact: Michelle Greco, Public Relations Manager
Bucks County Conference & Visitors Bureau
215 639 0300 x231

About Bucks County Conference & Visitors Bureau (BCCVB)
The Bucks County Conference & Visitors Bureau, Inc (BCCVB) is the official tourist promotion agency for Bucks County. The mission of the BCCVB is to increase visitation in Bucks County by effectively marketing its heritage and its diverse sites and attractions.   For more information on BCCVB activities call 1-800-836-BUCKS, visit www.VisitBucksCounty.com or stop by the Bucks County Visitor Center located at 3207 Street Road in Bensalem (adjacent to the entrance to PARX Casino). The Visitor Center is open seven days a week from 9a.m until 5 p.m. It is easily accessible from the Pennsylvania Turnpike, Route 1 and Interstate 95.