State takes tourism campaign to social media - WFSB 3 Connecticut

State takes tourism campaign to social media

HARTFORD, CT (AP) -

The state is expanding its tourism campaign on social media websites.
    
The state Office of Tourism announced on Tuesday that residents and visitors may vote for favorite destinations and attractions. The destination that receives the most votes will be featured in an online documentary video on the state's social media channels this fall.
    
It's similar to a campaign earlier this year inviting the public to be involved in Connecticut's marketing efforts.
    
The CT Fan-Favorite campaign will run on Connecticut's Facebook and Twitter pages for two weeks.
    
Residents and visitors may post on Facebook or tweet favorite destinations through July 31.
    
Kip Bergstrom, the state's deputy commissioner for economic development, says fans on the state's Facebook page soared from 5,000 to 103,000 in a few months due to strong marketing efforts.

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