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Friday, November 23, 2012

Boston Irish Tourism Group issues free holiday Travel & Culture Guide

The Boston Irish Tourism Association has released its holiday issue of Travel & Culture Guide, a free magazine distributed at visitor kiosks, cultural venues, hotels, pubs and tourism spots throughout Massachusetts.  Read the Press Release here.

The fall/winter 2012-13 Travel & Culture Guide includes profiles on Brian O’Donovan, radio host and producer of Christmas Celtic Sojourn; Mary McTigue, head of the Irish Cultural Centre in Canton; and Keenan Langlois, executive chef at the Granary Tavern in Boston.   There’s a feature article about the last Kennedy Christmas at the White House in 1962, Holiday music concerts in New England, a travel piece on Quebec City, and news about Ireland’s The Gathering, a worldwide marketing effort to invite the Irish Diaspora home in 2013.   Here are the stories from this issue.

You can pick up a free copy of the Travel & Culture Guide at visitor centers around Massachusetts, at Irish cultural venues and at select pubs, hotels, colleges and museums.  Here is a Distribution Chart.

BITA can mail you a free copy, postage/handling charges apply.

Boston Irish Tourism Association promotes Irish-American cultural activities year round in Massachusetts and the New England state, and also encourages travel to Ireland and Canadian destinations like Quebec City.  Find out about joining BITA.

For more information about visiting Massachusetts, go to and

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