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Yakima Valley Tourism Welcomes Visitors to Wine and Ag Country
Yakima Valley Tourism Welcomes Visitors to Wine and Ag Country
Welcome to the tourism season in the Yakima Valley. It is an industry that brings in millions of dollars and employs thousands of people in the Yakima County. Katie Heaverlo is Director of Tourism for the Yakima Valley Visitors and Convention Bureau who says besides the wine and sunshine visitors come to the valley for the agriculture and the chance to pick fresh fruit...
Radio Ad Campaign to Promote the Yakima Valley Aimed at Sun-Starved Seattleites
Radio Ad Campaign to Promote the Yakima Valley Aimed at Sun-Starved Seattleites
The Yakima Valley Visitors and Convention Bureau is gearing up for a major radio campaign on the west side of the state. The Bureau's CEO and President John Cooper says the campaign will be aimed at the sun-starved Seattle residents. The radio spots tell Seattle residents they can get away from the gray and enjoy sunshine and wine among many other things in the Yakima Valley...
Pirates Will Run a Muck This Saturday in Yakima
Pirates Will Run a Muck This Saturday in Yakima
Hundreds of people will be crawling through mud and running over obstacles this Saturday in Yakima during the Yakima Valley Pirate Plunder. Its more than 4 mile obstacle course that will challenge team members. John Cooper President and CEO of the Yakima Valley Visitors and Convention Bureau says team members will climb over walls up to 12’ high, crawl through a 40’ long mud pit, slide down a 30’
Visitors Spending Up In Yakima County
Visitors Spending Up In Yakima County
New data shows that visitor spending in Yakima County was just under $350 million dollars in 2011, up 1.7% over 2010 and 5.7% over 2009, according to the Yakima Valley Visitors & Convention Bureau. “Given the state of the economy the past three years, these are encouraging numbers,” said John Cooper, President & CEO of the Yakima Valley Visitors & Convention Bureau. “Visitor..
Canine And Wine Walk
Canine And Wine Walk
The Yakima Valley Visitors & Convention Bureau has launched a new website for visitors traveling with their dogs. Winedoggies.com features the many dog friendly attractions and services available in the Yakima Valley.  Highlights include a ‘doggie bloggie’ hosted by a local canine, an interactive map of dog-friendly businesses with open pet policies, plus a section where guests can add pi

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