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Visit Grand Junction PR eNewsletter - May 2022
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Public Relations Opportunity:

Upcoming holidays include Native American Day, Public Lands Day, Memorial Day, Juneteenth, Pride month, and Independence Day - please share any interesting stories, specials or experiences you are offering in celebration of these notable holidays and observances.

Do you have something you would like to share about your tourism business? Whether it is a new offering, an expansion, a partnership, a renovation, or something unique and exclusive, please feel free to share it with us! We will pitch it to press, which can provide you FREE visibility in popular publications.

Please share details with Carly Holbrook and Elizabeth Fogarty at

We often send images of your business to journalists as part of our pitching strategy. We encourage you to share your best shots via this link so that we can show off your digs just how you like!

Visit Grand Junction Press Results

Visit Grand Junction's PR Highlights:

Budget Travel published an online article titled "Discover USA: Grand Junction, CO". Colorado National Monument, Grand Mesa, The Riverfront Trail, James M. Robb State Park, Highline Lake State Park, McInnis Canyons NCA, Art on the Corner, Tabeguache Trail, Lunch Loops, and Little Book Cliffs Wild Horse Preserve were some of the areas featured in the article. Local businesses mentioned include the following: Carlson Vineyard's Downtown Tasting Room, The Zesty Moose, Two Rivers Winery and Chateau, Highlands Distillery, Ramblebine Brewery, Foam & Folly, Moody's Lounge, Kulina Lani Organic Sourdough Bakery, Bin 707, Taco Party, The Hog and the Hen, 626 on Rood, The Glorious Fig, Devil's Kitchen, Eureka! McConnell Science Museum, Museum of Western Colorado, Avalon Theatre, Powderhorn Mountain Resort, Tiara Rado Course, Redlands Mesa Golf Course, and other Grand Junction area businesses. Green Matters issued an online article "Waterfalls, Hot Springs, and Arches, Oh My! Our Favorite Hikes in the U.S. That Are NOT in National Parks". Grand Junction areas that were highlighted in the article include Rattlesnake Canyon Arches Trail and Serpents Trail. 
AAA Living’s article in the March/April/May 2022 print issue, “Three Days in the Western Slope” was published featuring three agritourism- and outdoor adventure-filled days in Grand Junction, Palisade, and Fruita. Day 2 was dedicated to Grand Junction which included highlights of Two Rivers Winery & Chateau, Colorado National Monument, Grand Mesa, Hotel Maverick & Devil’s Kitchen, Colorado Riverfront Trail, and Western Colorado Botanical Gardens. Travel + Leisure published an online article “11 Best Desert Towns in the U.S. for Beautiful Landscapes and Mystical Vibes”, which featured Grand Junction as a Wild West desert getaway with red rocks and wild horses roaming nearby hills. It also highlighted Downtown GJ’s Art on the Corner. AFAR Magazine featured the Colorado National Monument in the article, “8 Unmissable Weekend Getaways in Grand Junction”, which also highlighted Rim Rock Drive and Devil’s Kitchen trail on the Monument, Ute Canyon, Dinosaur Hill Trailhead and Dinosaur Journey Museum, Hotel Maverick, SunCrest Orchards Alpacas, and the Palisade Fruit & Wine Byway. As a result of CTO's pitching efforts, Elevation Outdoors published an article in print and online titled "Taking the Plunge". The article featured the Palisade Plunge, Colorado National Monument, Whitewater Creek, Grand Mesa and Grand Junction area businesses.

Important FYI

Attention tourism businesses outside the City of Grand Junction. Please review this important communication and contact Visit GJ with a "yes" or a "no" regarding the Grand Junction Area Tourism Membership. Thank you to those who have responded already!

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Upcoming News Releases/Requests for Information:

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

Colorado For All: Highlighting all of the ways Colorado is an inclusive and welcoming state in advance of Juneteenth and Pride Month in June. Please send descriptors of inclusive, welcoming and accessible events, experiences and offerings as well as Colorado products and businesses made/owned by historically marginalized communities to and
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