Bucks County

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Author: Alexa Johnson, Senior Marketing & Communications Manager

For more information contact AlexaJ@visitbuckscounty.com, 215-639-0030 x 227.

Visit Bucks County Celebrates National Travel & Tourism Week Recognizing Resilient Hospitality Work

by Alexa Johnson, Senior Marketing & Communications Manager on May 4, 2021

BUCKS COUNTY, PA (May 4, 2021) – As part of Visit Bucks County (VBC’s) weeklong celebration of National Travel & Tourism Week, the tourism office hosted a virtual meeting with the Bucks County Commissioners to celebrate this year’s theme, the POWER OF TRAVEL. The tourism office recognized five individuals and organizations with National Travel & Tourism Week awards. Honorees were nominated by…

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21+ Reasons to Book a Trip to Bucks County in 2021

by Alexa Johnson, Senior Marketing & Communications Manager on January 26, 2021

BUCKS COUNTY, PA (January 26, 2021) – From expanded venues to in-person exhibit opportunities, a visit to Bucks County is a must in 2021! To help you plan your trip, Visit Bucks County (VBC) has rounded up the reasons to start booking your getaway to the area. HOTELS & B&B’S Logan Inn expansion set to finish in the spring. The Logan Inn expansion brings more than 40 stylish rooms to New Hope. An…

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2020 Visit Bucks County Industry Update

by Alexa Johnson, Senior Marketing & Communications Manager on December 8, 2020

BUCKS COUNTY, PA (December 8, 2020) – Visit Bucks County (VBC), the official tourism promotion agency for Bucks County, Pennsylvania, shared a virtual industry update on the tactics and strategies employed in 2020 to navigate through the pandemic. Resilience has been the theme for so many in tourism and hospitality this year. 2019 was a record year for visitation, spending, economic impact and…

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Visit Bucks County Launches From the Locals Podcast

by Alexa Johnson, Senior Marketing & Communications Manager on July 1, 2020

BUCKS COUNTY, PA (July 1, 2020) – Visit Bucks County (VBC) launched From the Locals podcast, a new audio series highlighting what makes Bucks County unique told from the perspective of local business owners. The podcast complements the long-running “From the Locals” blog on VisitBucksCounty.com, which already features personal posts on things to do, Bucks County history, arts and culture…

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Visit Bucks County Awards $210,500 to 38 Bucks County Non-Profits

by Alexa Johnson, Senior Marketing & Communications Manager on June 1, 2020

Tourism Office Announces Spring 2020 Grant Recipients BUCKS COUNTY, PA (June 1, 2020) – Visit Bucks County (VBC), the official tourism promotion agency for Bucks County distributed $210,500 to 38 Bucks County non-profits. The Visit Bucks County Tourism Grant program was established more than ten years ago to assist in the development and enhancement of not-for-profit tourism initiatives in Bucks…

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Marketing Bucks County, Fall 2019

by Alexa Johnson, Senior Marketing & Communications Manager on October 7, 2019

Contact: ✉️ Alexa Johnson 📞 215-639-0300 ext. 227 📷 View/Download Related Photos 📸 View Photo Library This fall, Visit Bucks County (VBC)’s brand advertising campaign appeared in digital, outdoors, television and on the ground throughout New York, Northern New Jersey, Washington D.C. and in the Philadelphia region. Static and digital billboards lining the NJ Turnpike, NJ Transit station screens…

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Visit Bucks County Names Paul Bencivengo President/COO

by Alexa Johnson, Senior Marketing & Communications Manager on June 26, 2019

BUCKS COUNTY, PA (June 26, 2019) –The Visit Bucks County Board of Directors announced Paul Bencivengo will lead Visit Bucks County (VBC) as President and Chief Operating Officer beginning on July 1, 2019. “With two decades of experience working in the region’s travel and hospitality industry and a passion for marketing and economic development, Paul was a unanimous selection to be the…

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Marketing Bucks County, Spring 2019

by Alexa Johnson, Senior Marketing & Communications Manager on June 12, 2019

Advertising efforts concentrated on LGBTQ+, foodie and family demographics. Contact: ✉️ Alexa Johnson 📞 215-639-0300 ext. 227 📷 View/Download Related Photos 📸 View Photo Library This spring, Visit Bucks County (VBC)’s brand advertising campaign appeared in print, digital and outdoors throughout New York, Northern New Jersey, Washington D.C. and the Philadelphia region. Static and digital…

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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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