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Wednesday, June 26, 2013

Boston Irish group issues annual Travel & Culture Guide for summer 2013

The Boston Irish Tourism Association (BITA) has issued its annual summer Travel & Culture Guide, featuring a round-up of Irish and Scottish festivals, concerts and cultural activities taking place in Massachusetts, New Hampshire and Quebec City.

The issue also includes details on participating in The Gathering, a global homecoming taking place in Ireland this summer;  reflections of the Boston Marathon; and a look back at President Kennedy's historic visit to Ireland in June 1963.

The 28-page color magazine, distributed free at visitor kiosks and cultural venues throughout Massachusetts, provides details on traveler amenities like hotels and travel agencies, pubs and restaurants, gift shops and retail shops, museums and cultural associations.
Here is a list of distribution outlets to pick up your free copy.

BITA was formed in 2000 to promote cultural tourism year round.  It publishes three issues of Travel & Culture Guide in March, June and October.  BITA also created Boston’s Irish Heritage Trail, highlighting Irish landmarks throughout Boston and around the state.

For further details on the festivals and concerts, as well as year-round Irish and cultural activities, hotel packages, gift shops and Irish pubs, visit
For details on vacationing in Massachusetts, contact and

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