Stories tagged with: tourism

April 8, 2014 - 4:42pm
16 weeks 1 day ago

The Zanesville-Muskingum County Chamber of Commerce is focused on promoting three niches Muskingum has to offer to potential tourists, including hunting, exploring the great outdoors, and promoting the county as a women's getaway destination.

"We have new marketing materials, new free standing banners and several trade shows that particularly go after those niches," said Kelly Ashby, VP of the ZMCCC. "So we have been completely focusing on those three...

March 18, 2013 - 1:21pm
1 year 19 weeks ago

The Zanesville-Muskingum County Welcome Center is gearing up for a busy tourism season and has already started showing off Muskingum County. As part of their marketing strategy, they have put together new brochures and tour guides for Muskingum County residents and visitors.

"Our visitor's guide is hot off the press, we have our new 2013 Lorena guide and schedule. We also have a brand new brochures marketing the Village of Dresden, and we also have hot off the press, the pottery...

January 6, 2012 - 6:47pm
2 years 29 weeks ago

Tourism typically stalls during the winter months, but Muskingum County continues to welcome visitors even as the weather gets colder.

Vice President of the Zanesville-Muskingum County Chamber of Commerce Kelly Ashby said 2011 was an incredible year for tourism.

"We had lots of opportunities for visitors to the area," said Ashby.  "There were new adventures at The Wilds.  The Lorena Sternwheeler had a fantastic season.  Our museums all offered great...

September 29, 2011 - 10:49am
2 years 43 weeks ago

If you are looking for something to do, this weekend is your chance.

Vice President of the Zanesville-Muskingum County Chamber of Commerce Kelly Ashby says the fall season is the ideal time for tourism in Muskingum County.

"Muskingum County attractions do a great job at putting events together and having great things for travelers to do. Events are still top 5 reasons why folks travel. They love to go to events and we do a great job of putting those events together and...

August 9, 2011 - 3:38pm
2 years 50 weeks ago

More tourists are making Zanesville the place to be this summer.

Over the past few months, the y-bridge city has been featured in "The Columbus Dispatch", "Country Living" and "Ohio Magazine".  Vice President of the Zanesville-Muskingum County Chamber of Commerce Kelly Ashby said these publications have highlighted The Wilds, Conn's potato chips and the Lorena Sternwheeler.

"When we are featured in publications like that, we certainly...

August 5, 2010 - 5:17pm
3 years 51 weeks ago

From the wonders of the Y Bridge to the quaint charm in the Village of Dresden, Muskingum County has a lot to teach and offer, and some people want to spread that message outside county and state lines.

Small Dresden business owner and former county commissioner, Bill Embree, has noticed the drop of local tourism in recent years. He spoke with county commissioners today about increasing Muskingum County's tourism by putting more dollars into promoting all that the county has to offer...

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