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Visit Bucks County Hosts ‘Gourmet Getaway’ for Urban Food Influencers

by Emily Cummins, Public Relations Manager on June 7, 2019

Social media has fundamentally changed the way travelers are researching and discovering destinations. Influencers inspire everything from lodging to itineraries. Thus, Visit Bucks County invited an array of traditional media professionals, Instagram influencers and bloggers to explore the food and drink scene of the region. Following the success of the “Fitness Retreat” Visit Bucks County (VBC)…

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Save the Date for the 15th Annual Bucks County Quilt Show!

by Emily Cummins, Public Relations Manager on June 3, 2019

BUCKS COUNTY, PA (June 3, 2019) –Visit Bucks County will host their 15 th Annual Bucks County Quilt Show on display at the Bucks County Visitor Center from June 30 through September 2. This exhibit will feature more than 100 quilted pieces hanging from 25-foot high beams displayed throughout the Main Gallery. The time-honored craft of quilting has evolved from creating an object that was a…

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Visit Bucks County Announces Bucks County Ale Trail Passport with Ale Trail Beer Release

by Emily Cummins, Public Relations Manager on May 22, 2019

To celebrate the launch of the new passport, Visit Bucks County partnered with Neshaminy Creek Brewing Company and Free Will Brewing Company on a collaborative beer release, Sixteen Eighty-Two Kölsch. BUCKS COUNTY, P.A. (May 8, 2019) – Beginning May 11, visitors traveling to Bucks County’s 15 (and counting) breweries can get sip their way to a FREE t-shirt! Those looking to follow the Bucks County…

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VBC Celebrates National Travel & Tourism Week, Recognizes Hospitality Staff and Distributes Grants

by Emily Cummins, Public Relations Manager on May 7, 2019

( County Commissioner Robert G. Loughery) BUCKS COUNTY, PA (May 7, 2019) – As part of Visit Bucks County (VBC’s) week-long celebration of National Travel & Tourism Week, the tourism office hosted a breakfast with the Bucks County Commissioners and many tourism industry partners at Rose Bank Winery on Tuesday. VBC President & COO Jerry Lepping opened the program by sharing key tourism statistics…

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Visit Bucks County Restaurant Week is Back for Seconds

by Emily Cummins, Public Relations Manager on April 2, 2019

BUCKS COUNTY, PA (April 2, 2019) – Bucks County’s diverse dining districts have joined forces for the second annual Visit Bucks County Restaurant Week. From Sunday, April 28 th to Saturday, May 4 th , locals and visitors alike will have the opportunity to sample the finest cuisine from the County’s top eateries at discounted prices. With more than 65 restaurants, pubs and bistros spanning more than…

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VBC Announces Leadership Transition as President/COO, Jerry Lepping, Plans for Retirement

by Alexa Johnson, Senior Marketing & Communications Manager on March 25, 2019

BUCKS COUNTY, PA (March 25, 2019) — The Visit Bucks County Board of Directors announced today that Jerry Lepping, President/COO of Visit Bucks County (VBC), will retire from his leadership role. Lepping will continue as President/COO through June 30, with current Vice President, Paul Bencivengo assuming the role of President/COO on July 1. Lepping will then serve as an advisor to the organization…

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Visit Bucks County Hires 4 New Staff

by Alexa Johnson, Senior Marketing & Communications Manager on February 13, 2019

BUCKS COUNTY, PA (March 19, 2019) – Visit Bucks County (VBC), the official tourism promotion agency for Bucks County, is proud to announce the hiring of four new employees: Kate Isbel joins as Digital Communications Manager. Kate has an extensive tourism and hospitality background having held positions at PHLCVB and The Logan Hotel in Philadelphia. During her time at PHLCVB, Kate had an active…

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21 New Reasons to Visit Bucks County, PA in 2019

by Alexa Johnson, Senior Marketing & Communications Manager on January 16, 2019

BUCKS COUNTY, PA (January 16, 2019) – Bucks County, Pennsylvania is gearing up for an exciting new year. From renovations at historic properties to new museum exhibits and brewery openings, a visit to Bucks County is a must in 2019! To help you plan your trip, Visit Bucks County has rounded up the reasons to start booking your getaway to the area. Now you’ll really want to arrive early to the…

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Visit Bucks County Grants $300,000 to 32 Bucks County Non-Profits

by Alexa Johnson, Senior Marketing & Communications Manager on December 19, 2018

BUCKS COUNTY, PA (December 19, 2018) – Visit Bucks County (VBC), the official tourism promotion agency for Bucks County distributed $300,000 to 32 Bucks County non-profits at the Bucks County Visitor Center in Bensalem on Wednesday. The Visit Bucks County Tourism Grant program was established ten years ago to assist in the development and enhancement of not-for-profit tourism initiatives in…

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Visit Bucks County Launches “Holidays in Bucks County” Campaign to Increase Seasonal Visitation

by Daniel Lopez, Communications Coordinator on November 8, 2018

BUCKS COUNTY, P.A. (November 9, 2018) – Bucks County is a magical place to visit during the holidays and the Tourism Office is taking steps to drive visitation in the wintertime. Beginning November, Visit Bucks County’s (VBC) holiday advertising campaign is appearing on Uber and Lyft vehicles in New York City, billboards and transit ads throughout Northern New Jersey and digitally targeting…

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