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Visit Rochester and its partners in the tourism and hospitality industry are hitting the road! This Thursday, April 13, Visit Rochester Senior Sales Manager Carol Bartlett will lead a group of twenty
Visit Rochester Statement on Performing Arts Center Announcement
Friday, April 7, 2017 11:00 AM by Visit Rochester
Today it was announced that the Golisano Center for the Performing Arts is the City of Rochester's selection for the development of Parcel 5 at Midtown. Visit Rochester enthusiastically shares its
Two Rochester Hilton Garden Inn Hotels Named Among Best in the World
Tuesday, April 4, 2017 3:00 PM by Rachel Laber
Rochester, N.Y., April 4 2017 – Two local Hilton Garden Inn properties have been recognized as some of the top-performing properties in the world by the Hilton brand.
Amanda Pfeil Winner of Smart Women in Meetings Award
Thursday, March 9, 2017 12:00 PM by Rachel Laber
Amanda Pfeil Recognized by Meetings Industry as Rising Star Visit Rochester is pleased to announce that Amanda Pfeil has been named a 2017 Smart Women in Meetings Awards winner. Designed to honor and
Rochester to Host National Family Travel Media Tour
Thursday, February 9, 2017 12:00 PM
Fifty online publishers from across the country to visit Rochester this summer Visit Rochester, the official tourism promotion agency for Monroe County, is proud to announce that Rochester will serve as the host city for the 2017 Macaroni Kid Silver Daisy Boondoggle from July 23-26, 2017.
Discover the major festivals and events taking place in Rochester, N.Y in 2017 Rochester, N.Y is a must-visit destination this year for families, foodies, fans of the arts, culture and more.
Visit Rochester Receives Industry Honors and Accreditation
Monday, February 6, 2017 11:00 AM
– Visit Rochester successfully achieves destination management and marketing industry accreditation – – Vice President of Sales and Convention Services recognized by industry peers– Visit Rochester,
Monroe County Sports Commission Announces Addition to Sales Team
Wednesday, February 1, 2017 6:00 PM by Rachel Laber
Monroe County Sports Commission, the athletic business development arm of Visit Rochester and Monroe County, is pleased to announce that Libby Craig has joined the organization as Sports Sales
Rochester, N.Y., Home of Susan B. Anthony Prepares for Election Day 2016
Monday, November 7, 2016 12:00 PM
The community of Rochester, N.Y., the home of women’s suffrage pioneer Susan B. Anthony, has undertaken special preparations to mark election day in 2016. As millions of Americans prepare to head to
Wait Wait... Don't Tell Me recorded live in Rochester NPR's long-running weekly quiz show Wait Wait...Don't Tell Me was broadcast from a familiar backdrop this past weekend following the popular show's live recording at Rochester's Auditorium Theatre .