Visit Bucks County “Checks In” to Foursquare
(Bucks County PA) Visit Bucks County (VBC) can now be found on Foursquare! The mobile application and Web site allows users to “check-in” to venues and share their location with friends. Visitors and locals alike can explore Bucks County by checking-in at attractions, restaurants, hotels, wineries, bed and breakfasts, museums and much more. By using the tips listed on the official branded Foursquare page, www.foursquare.com/VisitBucksPA , visitors will get quick facts and insider ideas for many of the treasures located in Philadelphia’s countryside.
An example tip: “@ Ringing Rocks Park: Enjoy rock 'n' roll? Make sweet music by striking a hammer against boulders in this 128-acre bed of rocks! Ringing Rocks is also home to Bucks County's largest waterfall.”
“With all the momentum Foursquare is gaining, it was a no-brainer for us to devote resources in launching the official branded page for Bucks County tourism,” states Paul Bencivengo, director of marketing, Visit Bucks County.
Visit Bucks County joins Chicago and the State of Pennsylvania as destinations with tourism branded pages. According to mashable.com, a social media blog and news source, Foursquare has gained more than half a million users, 1.4 million venues, 15.5 million check-ins in its first year and it continues to grow every day.
VBC is collaborating with local partners to get them involved with Foursquare and to add more Tips and Specials. In addition to Foursquare, Visit Bucks County is active on Facebook (www.facebook.com/VisitBucksPA ), Twitter (www.twitter.com/VisitBucksPA ), YouTube (www.youtube.com/VisitBucksPA ), and Flickr (www.flickr.com/VisitBucksPA ).
About Visit Bucks County
Visit Bucks County (VBC) is the official tourist promotion agency for Bucks County. The mission of the VBC is to increase visitation in Bucks County by effectively marketing its heritage and its diverse sites and attractions. . For more information on VBC 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 the PARX Casino). 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.
Contact: Michelle Greco, Public Relations Manager
Visit Bucks County
215 639 0300 x.231