The Massachusetts Office of Travel and Tourism Launches Spring Mass Value Pass Offering Savings Just in Time for School Vacation Week

April 27, 2009

Save Money. Have Fun. Travel Often.

BOSTON, April 27 /PRNewswire/ — The Massachusetts Office of Travel and Tourism (MOTT) today announces the launch of its new Spring/Summer Mass Value Pass (MVP). The Pass offers great discounts of at least 25% on over 300 Massachusetts attractions, lodging and restaurants statewide. This season’s Pass can be used at many retail establishments as well. The MVP program runs from April 13 to June 30, just in time for families looking for affordable entertainment and lodging over school vacation week.

Riding the success of the winter MVP program, where over 22,000 people downloaded the pass in a three month period, MOTT and the travel industry have again collaborated to bring consumers a Spring/Summer program. The program was created in recognition of consumer’s quest for value for as well as economic viability of the industry.

“The excitement over the Mass Value Pass program, from both consumers and the travel industry, has been great,” said Betsy Wall, executive director of the Massachusetts Office of Travel and Tourism, “There are great deals out there for a Massachusetts vacation. This promotion aims to provide travel discounts in ways that are easy to find and use.”

If you’re looking for affordable ways to get out of the house over vacation week, and all spring long, go to massvacation.com and choose from a variety of money-saving adventures. Download the pass and start saving today.

Below are several family-friendly attractions participating in the MVP program. Check out massvacation.com for a complete list of MVP promotions as well as things to do during April vacation.

    Apple Tree Inn
    10 Richmond Mountain Road
    25% off published Shoulder room prices.

    Jiminy Peak Mountain Resort LLC
    37 Corey Road
    Spring Splendor in the Berkshires: Stay any night Sunday through
    Thursday in our Country Inn suites and save 25% off of our listed rates.

    New Bedford Art Museum
    608 Pleasant Street
    New Bedford
    Buy one admission, get a second for free!
    Regular admission price: Seniors and Students: $2.00, Adults: $3.00

    18 Tremont Street
    New Members - Get a $75 driving credit when you join at www.zipcar.com.
    Current Members get a $5 credit when they download the Mass Value Pass.

    Capricorn House B&B
    P.O. Box 855
    79 Sea View Avenue
    Oak Bluffs
    Mid-week Special: Stay for 3 nights or more (Sunday through Thursday)
    and your 3rd night is free.

    Boott Cotton Mills Museum at Lowell National Historical Park
    115 John Street
    Receive a $2.00 off admission to the Boott Cotton Mills Museum at Lowell
    National Historical Park.

    Harbor Light Inn
    58 Washington Street
    25% discount on any nightly reservation Sunday through Thursday.
    Third night free equals a 33% discount off regular spring rates.

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.

SOURCE Massachusetts Office of Travel and Tourism

Source: newswire

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