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Milwaukee Featured in The Washington Post

The story, which is a lively guide to hotels, restaurants, and activities in the city, was posted online on August 9.

By - Aug 10th, 2017 05:17 pm
Milwaukee Featured in The Washington Post.

Milwaukee Featured in The Washington Post.

MILWAUKEE, WI – (August 10, 2017) The Washington Post, one of the country’s largest daily newspapers, recently featured Milwaukee in its “You’re going where?” series. “Wisconsin’s largest city welcomes visitors with lake views, stellar food, never-ending brews and a hearty dose of Midwestern niceness,” the article declares.

VISIT Milwaukee works hard to earn recognition for our business partners and city, and we’re proud when those efforts pay off. VISIT Milwaukee’s communications team strives to cultivate relationships with journalists all over the world. Because of this, in 2017 alone, the communications team has assisted with over 800 articles about Milwaukee in local, regional, national, and international outlets.

“We are thrilled when out-of-towners learn about Milwaukee’s easygoing nature and endless opportunities for fun,” says Megan Suardini, vice president of marketing and communications at VISIT Milwaukee. “We hope the readers of The Washington Post will be inspired to come here and see it all for themselves.”

The story, which is a lively guide to hotels, restaurants, and activities in the city, was posted online on August 9, and will appear in print in the Sunday, August 13 edition. The Washington Post reaches roughly 80 million readers online each month and over 1 million readers in print every day.

About VISIT Milwaukee

Celebrating 50 years in 2017, VISIT Milwaukee is the Greater Milwaukee area’s convention & visitors bureau, marketing the destination as a top choice for business, convention, and leisure travel to national and international visitors to increase the economic impact of tourism in the region. Each year, tourism supports over 50,000 full-time jobs and brings in over $5 billion to the community.  VISIT Milwaukee has over 680 members, including hotels/motels, restaurants, attractions, services and area businesses. The City of Wauwatosa, Potawatomi Hotel & Casino and the Wisconsin Center District are strategic partners with VISIT Milwaukee, providing funding support for conventions and tourism programs.  For more information call 1-800-554-1448 or visit www.visitmilwaukee.org.

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