(Bucks County, PA, September 8, 2008) - The winners of The 2008 Magellan Awards have been announced by Travel Weekly today. With entries from across the US and around the world, the Magellan Awards is the premier awards program honoring the best in the travel industry. This year, the Magellan Awards has honored Bucks County with a prestigious Silver Award for the “Bucks On Your Mind” Marketing Campaign.

“This is a fantastic honor for Bucks County Conference & Visitors Bureau and it’s the result of our entire team working progressively to bring fresh and creative messages to bring visitors to Bucks County” states David West, Marketing Director at the Bucks County Conference & Visitors Bureau.

“This year’s Magellan Award Winners represent the best in travel from design to marketing to services”, noted Arnie Weissmann, editor-in-chief of Travel Weekly. He added, “On behalf of Travel Weekly, we’re proud to honor this year’s winners and are excited to recognize those at the forefront of the travel industry.”

About The Travel Weekly Magellan Awards:

The Magellan Awards is the premier award for the travel industry. From design to marketing to services, the Travel Weekly Magellan Awards honors the best in travel and salutes the outstanding travel professionals behind it all.Honoring a broad range of industry segments including Hotels and Resorts, Travel Destinations, Cruise Lines, Online Travel Services, Airlines and Airports, Travel Agents and Agencies, and Car Rental Companies, the Magellan is the award to win if you are in the business of travel. The Magellan Awards are judged and overseen by a one-of-a-kind panel of top travel professionals representing the best names and most accomplished leaders from the industry. In determining winners, entries do not compete with one another, instead they are judged against a standard of excellence based on the long experience of Travel Weekly. To uphold this high standard of excellence, a category may have multiple winners, or may have no winners at all. ##

Michelle Greco
Public Relations, Bucks County Conference & Visitors Bureau
215 639 0300 x. 231  

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 or stop by the Bucks County Visitor Center located at 3207 Street Road in Bensalem (adjacent to the entrance to Philadelphia Park Racetrack). The Visitor Center is open seven days a week from 9 a.m. until 5 p.m. It is easily accessible from the Pennsylvania Turnpike, Route 1 and Interstate 95.