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ICTB Newsletter Now Available!

Included in the “Tourism Tidbits” newsletter are highlights from January through April.  Click HERE to read a copy today!

May 2, 2018   No Comments

CEO Winter 2018 Newsletter

Tourism Spotlight

An excerpt from their newsletter:


Indiana County Recognized by TravelPulse


Indiana County was recently highlighted in TravelPulse by writer Lisa Iannucci’s article titled “It’s a Wonderful Life in This Small Pennsylvania Town”. Iannucci was inspired by our vibrant community and encourages tourists to visit and discover all that Indiana County has to offer. Her article provides recommendations for local dining, shopping, and outdoor recreation as well as one of a kind attractions including the Jimmy Stewart Museum and the Smicksburg Amish community. Iannucci goes on to describe the myriad of opportunities provided by IUP including film screenings, concerts, sporting events and seminars. Launched in 2002, TravelPulse is a leading resource in the travel industry that delivers the latest news and destination information to a worldwide audience. For the complete story, please visit




Indiana County Tourist Bureau Represented at Group Tour Tradeshow


Ashley Canose, Group Tour Coordinator at Indiana County Tourist Bureau, recently attended Heartland Travel Showcase at the Buffalo Niagara Convention Center in Buffalo, New York. She joined approximately 400 attendees representing $23 billion in the travel industry. At the showcase, buyers (tour operators) and sellers (exhibitors) came together to meet and network for the future of group travel in the Heartland region hosted by Visit Buffalo Niagara. Heartland Travel Showcase, hosted by the Ohio Travel Association, was held Feb. 16-18, 2018. Tour operators met with exhibitors in six-minute appointments and a Four-Minute Meet designed to create new business relationships between operators and destination partners.


Check out the entire CEO Winter 2018 Newsletter HERE!

April 17, 2018   No Comments

Jimmy Stewart Challenge Coin Now Available

Own a piece of history when you purchase a limited edition Jimmy Stewart Challenge Coin. Every coin is encased and numbered. This coin has been produced to honor one of Indiana’s true local heroes. Jimmy Stewart was not only a movie star, he was a pilot and instructor in WWII and rose to the rank of Brigadier General in the US Air Force. All proceeds go directly to the: Jimmy Stewart Cessna 310 Project & The Jimmy Stewart Airshow Funding Committee. Cost: $30 per coin – sold for a limited time only. Available for purchase at the Tourist Bureau.


January 8, 2018   1 Comment

Invitation to Join Tourist Bureau – Become a Member TODAY!

Not a member yet of the Tourist Bureau?  Let us tell you more about why you should join today!


The Travel and Tourism industry spending in Indiana County amounts to over $170 million and accounts for more than 1,400 jobs countywide.    Visitors spend discretionary dollars when visiting the area for business, sporting events, conventions, reunions, IUP events, etc.  The bureau partners with Pennsylvania Association of Travel & Tourism, the Center for Economic Operations, and the 422 Co-Op Group to work together towards a common goal: the economic development and promotion of Indiana County’s attributes.


We invite all area business to become members of the tourist bureau and take advantage of networking and promotion opportunities from within and outside the region.  The Indiana County Tourist Bureau offers memberships to businesses, restaurants, attractions, non-profit groups, clubs, organizations, one-time events, as well as individuals.


Learn more!

January 2, 2018   2 Comments