News From Ithaca . . .
To assist your coverage of Ithaca and surrounding Tompkins County, we have answers to the most frequent media questions listed below. For more information, contact:
Peggy Coleman, VP Tourism & Community Relations Peggy@VisitIthaca.com
Manages CVB staff across Visitor Services, Marketing & PR, and Sales.
Livia Isaacson - Marketing & PR Manager Livia@VisitIthaca.com
Manages traditional print, Facebook marketing, PR inquiries, image requests and email marketing of the Ithaca/Tompkins County Convention and Visitors Bureau.
Rodney Fleming - Interactive Marketing Manager Rodney@VisitIthaca.com
Manages advertising and advertising sales for the bureau including traditional print, online and social media advertising opportunities, and reporting for the Ithaca/Tompkins County Convention and Visitors Bureau.
Jodi LaPierre - Visitor Services Manager Jodi@VisitIthaca.com
Will assist you with all your Visitor Service administrative needs: Visitor Center Employment Opportunities, new tourism venue information, scheduling, lead fulfillment, retail purchases, staff training, brochure distribution.
Rachael Atkins- Walpole - Assistant Visitor Services Manager Rachael@VisitIthaca.com
Will assist you with all your Visitor Service needs: General Tourism Information-restaurants, accommodations, attractions, brochure Intake & Distribution, directions, art show scheduling, staff training, festival, event postings.
Mary Rachun - Director of Sales Mary@VisitIthaca.com
Provides meeting and conference planning assistance. Consultation in venue selection and housing needs.
Sarah Imes - Sales Manager Sarah@VisitIthaca.com
Can assist in planning wedding and other social events. Venue, supplier, and housing information provided as well.
2010 Tompkins County Visitor Profile
In 2008, the Tompkins County Legislature's Strategic Tourism Plannning Board commissioned a year-long study quantifying the economics, demographics and motivations of visitors to Ithaca and Tompkins County. That study was conducted in 2009 and released in May, 2010.
For a PDF of the 136-page final report (3.6MB), click here.
For a PowerPoint of study highlights (6.6MB), click here.