Contact: Lisa Simmons, MOTT
Ron D'Amico, Connelly Partners
For Immediate Release
The Massachusetts Office of Travel and Tourism Launches Winter Mass Value Pass - Offering Seasonal Savings Across The State
The MVP Pass Offers Winter Savings On Lodging, Dining, Attractions, Retail and Events
BOSTON, March 2, 2011. - The Massachusetts Office of Travel and Tourism (MOTT) today announces the launch of its new Winter Mass Value Pass (MVP) offering great discounts of up to 25% or more on over 100 Massachusetts attractions, retail establishments, lodging and restaurants statewide. The MVP program runs until March 13, 2011 for all seasonal travelers and in-state residents looking for affordable entertainment, dining and lodging over the winter months. Visitors to massvacation.com can get their own MVP pass and also sign up for the featured deals newsletter and mobile text deals of the week.
MOTT and the travel industry have collaborated to bring consumers a winter program for savvy travelers. Whether a family is looking for a Massachusetts vacation getaway at a mountain lodge, a couple looking to spend a quiet weekend in the Berkshires, or finding ways to help keep your children active during the winter doldrums, the MVP program fits the interests of all. The program was created in recognition of consumers' quest for value.
“The Mass Value Pass Program offers great deals all across Massachusetts,” said Betsy Wall, executive director of the Massachusetts Office of Travel and Tourism, "It's a great way to explore what the Commonwealth has to offer and you don't have to break the bank."
If you're looking for affordable ways to enjoy Massachusetts this winter, go to massvacation.com and choose from a variety of money-saving adventures. Download your pass and start saving today.
Below are several attractions participating in the MVP program. Check out massvacation.com for a complete list of MVP promotions as well as activities to do all year long:
776 Boylston Street
Stay 2 nights and receive 3rd night complimentary.
Boston Symphony Orchestra
301 Massachusetts Avenue
Purchase tickets to any Boston Symphony concert at Symphony Hall in January 2011 and receive 20% off your ticket price! Go to bso.org/massvaluepass or call 888-266-1200. Offer cannot be combined with other discounts and is based on availability.
North of Boston and Greater Merrimack Valley
18 Norman Avenue
$84 for an overnight stay (20% off our usual rate of $105) in a charming room with either two double beds or one king sized bed, private bath, and cozy seating area. Includes a substantial continental breakfast.
Essex Street Inn
7 Essex Street
We are located in the heart of downtown Newburyport. Stay with us in and room or suite and receive a 20% discount. Mention at the time of reservation.
South of Boston
Carmen’s Café Nicole
114 Water Street
Serving on Historic Plymouth Waterfront. 20% off of your total bill for Breakfast or Lunch.
Baggins End Guest House
2 West Street
Waterfront extravaganza, book two nights with harbor view for 20% off the winter rate of $100/night. Book three nights and get a bottle of wine complements of Baggins End.
Cape Cod and The Islands
Crowne Pointe Historic Inn & Spa
82 Bradford Street
15 percent off rack rates. Not applicable to specials or packages or holidays
878 Main Street
Take 20% off a group class, or 20% off a private lesson. Offer is for new students only, and limit one discount per person/couple per calendar year.
Woo Card of Worcester County
508 799-1400 x241
For just $99 get two tickets to one of three shows at The Hanover Theatre and $50 towards dinner or brunch at Ceres Bistro at the Beechwood Hotel.
Red Maple Inn
217 Main Street, Spencer
Dinner and a Movie + Luxury Accommodations, Every Saturday May through Oct. Enjoy an overnight stay in one of our deluxe guest rooms, 3-Course Dinner and a Classic Film for two in our Private Screening Room. In the morning order a delicious breakfast from our Signature 3-Course Breakfast Menu. Regular Price from $270, Discount Price from $216, tax & service included. Want to stay another night? Take 20% off our regular rates. Not valid during Brimfield Antique Show.
Close Encounters With Music
800 843 0778
CLOSE ENCOUNTERS WITH MUSIC Saturday, March 12, 6PM The Mahaiwe Thus Spake German Romanticism WALTER PONCE, piano; JENNIFER RIVERA, mezzo-soprano; YEHUDA HANANI, cello Tickets: $34.
Elm Court Estate
310 Old Stockbridge Road
Please come enjoy this Vanderbilt hotel on 90 acres, one mile to town (Lenox). Complimentary day passes for skiing, organic coffee and hot cocoa for the children! Rooms and suite rates are 25% off!
The Massachusetts Office of Travel & Tourism (MOTT) is the state agency dedicated to promoting Massachusetts as a leisure-travel destination in order to stimulate the Massachusetts economy by generating state and local tax revenues, creating jobs, and supporting the growth of travel-related businesses. MOTT serves as a leader in the tourism industry, bringing together the public and private sectors to promote Massachusetts as a leisure travel destination. Tourism is an integral part of the state’s economy, generating more than $944 million in state and local taxes and $15.1 billion in travel related expenditures. The industry supports 127,800 in-state jobs. Web site: http://www.massvacation.com/