• VisitPITTSBURGH Wants Your Ideas

     
    POSTED March 26, 2017
     

VisitPITTSBURGH has developed a fun promotional campaign to get locals more involved with its “Pittsburgh. Mighty. Beautiful.” theme and tagline. The organization kicked-off the “Mighty. Beautiful.” campaign and contest at its Annual Meeting luncheon by asking attendees to think of a third word to describe the city, e.g. Mighty. Beautiful. Welcoming. Among the words being used to describe Pittsburgh were: Inspiring. Proud. Reinvented. Welcoming. Legendary. Innovative.

Many times in VisitPITTSBURGH promotions, the organization adds another word to the tagline when talking about the city. For example, when showcasing the hot culinary scene, the CVB may say in its promotion: “Mighty. Beautiful. Delicious.” When talking about the city’s rich history, it may be: “Mighty. Beautiful. Historic.”

Now, VisitPITTSBURGH wants locals to choose their “Pittsburgh word.” That is, what word best describes their Pittsburgh? How would they describe the vibe of this city to a visitor?

There are two way to submit entries:

Download the sign at isitpittsburgh/mightybeautiful, or pick one up at the WELCOME Pittsburgh Information Center & Gift Shop, Fifth Avenue Place

1. Write your word and then post a photo on your social channels using #mightybeautiful

2. Or, write your word and post a quick video explaining why you chose your word

On Aug. 23, a grand prize winner will be announced to win one of two exciting Pittsburgh Staycation packages. The winner can choose from one of the following options:

Staycation Option 1: Mighty. Beautiful. Passionate.

Overnight stay at the Hyatt Place Pittsburgh – North Shore
(2) Tickets to the Steelers’ Home Opener
$100 Gift Card to Jerome Bettis’ Grille 36

Staycation Option 2: Mighty. Beautiful. Cultural.

Overnight stay at the Omni William Penn
$150 Gift Card for the Cultural Trust for the performance of your choice
(2) Passes to the Andy Warhol Museum
$150 Gift Card to Eddie V’s Prime Seafood

For more information, go to visitpittsburgh.com/mightybeautiful.

If you want to be sure your meeting in the Northeast will strengthen team bonds, consider holding it at Cliff House Maine. Nestled on 70 acres atop Bald Head Cliff on the southern coast of Maine, the luxury property offers 226 guest rooms, including 40 suites, an adjacent 18-hole golf course, and 25,000 square feet of conference and meeting space that can accommodate up to 300 attendees. Venues include the Atlantic Ballroom, with its double-height panoramic windows offering endless views of the Atlantic Ocean.

 

Last November, New York Governor Kathy Hochul announced a comprehensive $450 million “Bring Back Tourism, Bring Back Jobs” recovery package to support New York’s hard-hit tourism sector. Part of that package is a $25 million “Meet in New York” grant program that focuses on venues and events that generate and support business-related travel. “This holistic approach to visitation recognizes the spending habits of business and convention travelers for overnight stays, food, and activities,” the governor’s press office noted.

 

After having closed its doors in November 2019 for an extensive renovation, The Pridwin Hotel & Cottages on Shelter Island, New York, is accepting reservations beginning July 15. The 49-room luxury property, which dates to 1927, will be reopening under the ownership of a collaboration between Cape Resorts, a hospitality investment and management company specializing in adaptive reuse and historical preservation of resort properties, and the Petry family, who has owned and operated the resort since 1961.