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MOTT Inspires Year-round Getaways to Massachusetts at the Boston Globe Travel Show

Boston, MA – The Massachusetts Office of Travel & Tourism (MOTT) invites travel enthusiasts to visit booth #425 at The Boston Globe Travel Show taking place at the Seaport World Trade Center. The annual Travel Show opens to the public on Friday, February 10th at 5:30 p.m. and runs through Sunday, February 12th at 4:00 p.m. The Massachusetts booth will be staffed by state tourism employees and representatives from the 16 regional tourism councils across the Commonwealth, eager to share travel stories and tips for exploring the Bay State in 2017.

In addition to dishing up inspiring travel content, MOTT is raffling off a “Win a Getaway to Central Massachusetts” trip for two. One lucky winner and a guest will enjoy a two-night stay in Sturbridge at the Publick House Historic Inn & Country Lodge, admission to Old Sturbridge Village, a gift certificate for dining to Avellino, a private tasting and tour at Rapscallion Brewery, a round of golf, and tickets to any main stage 2017 performance at the Stageloft Repertory Theater. Stop by booth #425 to enter for a chance to win a visit to the heart of Massachusetts!

A number of special appearances will be made at the MOTT booth throughout the weekend, including Wally the Green Monster of Boston Red Sox/Fenway Park fame, Orson the Polar Bear of bubbly Polar Beverages, costumed players from the historic Freedom Trail, and more. Follow us on Twitter at @visitMA to find out when your favorites will be joining us! 

Now in its 13th year, the Boston Globe Travel Show is one of the largest consumer travel trade shows in the nation. The family-friendly event showcases worldwide travel destinations, along with cultural and culinary presentations, expert travel advice, booking opportunities, and experiential activities for kids and adults.

MOTT’s mission is to promote Massachusetts as both a leisure and business travel destination for domestic and international markets and to contribute to the growth of the Commonwealth’s economy. For more information on visiting Massachusetts, go to