Summer Savor Fort Wayne
Visit Fort Wayne is thrilled to offer a summer version of one of Fort Wayne's favorite events - Savor Fort Wayne - which will return for a Summer Edition August 5th - 16th, 2020. We hope this event will encourage locals to try a few new local restaurants, and bring support to our vital and important restaurant community.
Restaurants can still sign up to participate in Summer Savor Fort Wayne! For more information and to register, visit VisitFortWayne.com/savor/register/
For questions on how to participate, please email Emily Stuck firstname.lastname@example.org.
Recent Fort Wayne Travel Media Coverage
As a part of Visit Fort Wayne’s efforts to recover and boost our tourism economy, we are working with writers and publications, to promote Fort Wayne as a safe summer destination for families in the Midwest.
Visit Fort Wayne has been working with regional travel writers, sharing and pitching unique story angles that relate to current news and trends, and utilizing previously hosted media contacts to get coverage of Fort Wayne.
Recent features include:
- Daily Herald (499,000 unique visitors/month) - Ease Back into Traveling with a Midwest Getaway
- LongWeekends Spring-Summer (165,000 reader circulation) - 42 Ways to Brighten Your Summer (pg. 28)
Visit Fort Wayne will continue to keep travel writers updated on developing news and new story angles that help position Fort Wayne as a great, convenient, and affordable Midwest destination.
Hoosier Hospitality Promise Expanding
Want to show your customers that you are taking their safety seriously? Take the Hoosier Hospitality Promise.
The Indiana Restaurant & Lodging Association's (INRLA) Hoosier Hospitality Promise is now expanding as the INRLA partners with the Indiana Destination Development Corporation and the Indiana Tourism Association to extend the initiative to attractions and retail stores.
If you are part of an attraction or retail store, you are encouraged to sign up and display the Promise guidelines as a way to ensure incoming visitors of your dedication to maintaining a safe environment. Sign up for the Hoosier Hospitality Promise here.
Digital Ads Bringing Neighbors to Fort Wayne
As we look for safe ways to encourage travel, Visit Fort Wayne is advertising to families in the region to promote Fort Wayne as a weekend getaway opportunity, and encouraging visitors to learn more about all the safe and affordable fun they can enjoy together in Fort Wayne.
Although Summer 2020 looks different than we thought it would, the digital ads run by Visit Fort Wayne show that a Fort Wayne Summer Getaway is still filled with great things that visitors can enjoy, including river experiences, outdoor adventures, attractions practicing safe opening standards, outdoor dining, and more. These ads are already resulting in increased interest in our great community, and helping support our visitor industry.
Host Them Here - Tools for Hosting Friends & Family
Visit Fort Wayne is providing locals with the tools they need to play an active role in getting Fort Wayne’s economy back on track.
Visit Fort Wayne's "Host Them Here" program provides the opportunity for local residents to show famous Hoosier Hospitality to their guests, and as more locals host friends and family, they are helping to bring valuable visitor spending into our community – supporting our venues, hotels, restaurants, and businesses!
Discover hotel packages, trip ideas, activity suggestions, and more at HostThemHere.com.