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Visit Grand Junction PR eNewsletter - March 2023
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Public Relations Opportunity:

As the tulips begin to peek out of the ground, now is a great time to share any spring or summer offerings, activities, or experiences you have planned for the coming season. Please share details of the information you would like us to pitch to Elizabeth Fogarty at and Carly Holbrook at Doing so could provide you FREE visibility in popular online and print publications.

What's Trending?

Wouldn't you love to know what is trending in 2023? We know! Check out this helpful list of travel trends that you can use to ideate and create offerings that visitors are looking for when making travel plans.

Share Your Photos!

Keep an eye on your social channels for a comment on your posts from Visit Grand Junction stating, "We love your photo(s)! Could you please reply with the hashtag #YesGJ to be featured in marketing?" If you see this message, be sure to reply with ​#YesGJ. Our image requests are generally for a press article, blog, social media, or other free advertising that benefits your business - so replying quickly is important. Share this with your social media staff as well.

Visit Grand Junction Press Results

Visit Grand Junction's PR Highlights as a result of pitching:

Wine Enthusiast Magazine highlighted Grand Junction in a print and online article titled "Rivers Have Sustained Vineyards for Centuries, Now It’s Time to Return the Favor" on February 23, 2023. The article discussed the Colorado River and highlighted Whitewater Hill Vineyards, Colorado Mesa University, and Two Rivers Winery and Chateau. The total ad equivalency for this article, both print and online, is $299,691.

USA Today's Outdoors Wire featured Grand Junction in an article titled "23 of the best places to see cherry blossom trees bloom in the US" on February 25, 2023. The article highlighted Grand Junction as the state's fruit capital and mentioned the area's cherry, peach, and apricot blossoms. This article was also syndicated on USA Today's Newsbreak outlet.

The Denver Post highlighted Grand Junction in an article titled "Family-friendly Colorado getaways where you can unplug and relax" on February 28, 2023. The article featured Powderhorn Mountain Resort, Hotel Maverick, Colorado Mesa, Devil's Kitchen, and other Grand Junction area businesses.

Colorado Tourism Topics

Upcoming News Releases/Requests for Information:

CTO PR general mailbox,

For upcoming news releases and pitches, CTO PR is seeking information from industry partners on the topics below. 

Sustainable and Low Impact Travel Experiences From Across Colorado: We are seeking new sustainable and low impact travel experiences from across the state.  This can include voluntourism experiences, unique sustainability programs or initiatives , zero-waste dining offerings, one-of-kind eco-lodging offerings and more. If you have an offering you would like to share, please send a 50-word descriptor with a link to more information to by March 17. 
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