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:
Bruce Stoff - Director Bruce@VisitIthaca.com
Oversees the management, operations and reporting of the Ithaca/Tompkins County Convention and Visitors Bureau activities.
Kristy Mitchell - Integrated Marketing Manager Kristy@VisitIthaca.com
Manages marketing for the bureau including traditional print, online and social media marketing and advertising opportunities, images requests, PR inquiries, email marketing, for the Ithaca/Tompkins County tourism office.
Katherine Banko - Marketing Coordinator Katherine@VisitIthaca.com
Manages Visit Ithaca online and social media properties, including Visitithaca.com, facebook, twitter and email marketing. Leads advertising design.
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.
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We have a festival dedicated to ourselves (Ithaca Fest, anyone?!) so you can assume we jam pack events all year long. History, art, music and more. See what's happening now in Ithaca.