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

Temperatures and PR opportunities are heating up, so don't miss out! Please share any new activities, unique stories, recent expansions, exclusive packages or specials that you may have. We offer a variety of ways to highlight your business, so take advantage of this FREE service.

Please share details with Elizabeth Fogarty at and Carly Holbrook at Doing so could provide you FREE visibility in popular online and print publications.

We Love 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:

iHeart Radio featured Grand Junction in an online article titled "Colorado City Named Among Best Desert Towns in The U.S." on April 6, 2023. The article was syndicated from a Travel + Leisure piece from April 2022. This syndication has been picked up by over a dozen media outlets that are part of the iHeart Media Network. The article mentioned Grand Junction's history, terrain, wild horses, wine, arts, culture, and Downtown.  

Tripadvisor highlighted Grand Junction in an online article titled "Where to ditch the crowds for a peaceful Memorial Day Weekend" on April 10, 2023. Businesses that were mentioned include Bin 707, Tacoparty, 626 on Rood, Two Rivers Winery & Chateau, Highlands Distillery, and Hotel Maverick. This article has an ad equivalency of $196,000.

Tripadvisor listed Grand Junction in an online article titled "The Best Places To Spend Long, Lazy Summer Weekends" on May 2, 2023. The article featured Grand Junction's agriculture scene, as well as, Grand Junction area businesses including Two Rivers Winery and Sauvage Spectrum. This article has an ad equivalency of $196,000.

Denver Post mentioned Grand Junction in an online article titled "Miss hiking during mud season? These Colorado desert destinations are perfect for spring" on May 5, 2023. The article featured the Colorado National Monument, Mount Garfield, McInnis Canyons National Conservation Area, Black Ridge Canyon Wilderness, Rattlesnake Canyon, and the Kokopelli Trail. 

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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. 

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 marginalized communities to by May 12. 
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