ALBANY, NY - This week, the Albany County Convention & Visitors Bureau (ACCVB) distributed the new 2013 Albany Visitors Guide to area attractions, hotels, and community partners.
The 2013 Visitors Guide is a 50-page, full-color magazine that features a central theme of celebrating a number of important Albany County milestones and special events, including:
- Albany County 330th Anniversary Celebration
- GE Presents The Mystery of the Albany Mummies at the Albany Institute of History & Art
- Tulip Festival 65th Anniversary Celebration; Tulip Fest was also named a 2013 Top 100 Event by the American Bus Association
- Jack's Oyster House 100th Anniversary Celebration
- Albany Academies 200th Anniversary Celebration
- Park Playhouse 25th Anniversary Celebration
- Albany Pine Bush Preserve 25th Anniversary Celebration
Fitting with one of the central celebrations, the cover photo features the King Memorial Fountain surrounded by Albany residents enjoying the warm weather and beautiful flowers in Albany's historic Washington Park. Inside, readers will find stories by some other Albany residents: Maeve McEneny, Nicole Lemperle Correia, Ann Wendth, and Schuyler Bull.
The Albany Visitors Guide is the main brochure sent to travelers seeking information about Albany. It is also the primary source of information that is made available to meeting and convention attendees. 125,000 copies of the Visitors Guide will be distributed throughout the year. In addition to the print guide, an interactive Online Guide will soon be available through www.discoveralbany.org. The Guide was published by Slocum-Wander Publishing.
For more information, please contact Schuyler Bull, Marketing Manager, at 518-434-1217 ext. 203, or firstname.lastname@example.org.
About the ACCVB:
The Albany County Convention & Visitors Bureau, Inc. was established in 1976 to promote the civic and commercial progress of the community through increased development of conventions and tourism. ACCVB currently represents more than 300 member businesses and assists each year in hundreds of regional meetings. ACCVB also operates the Albany Heritage Area Visitors Center, Henry Hudson Planetarium, and the Albany International Airport Information Center. For more information, call 518-434-1217 or 800-258-3582 or visit www.albany.org.