The Dauphin County Industrial Development Authority within the next 10 days could finalize a revenue guarantee program to help attract airlines to Harrisburg International Airport, county Economic Development Executive Director August "Skip" Memmi said today.Read More »
Hospitality & Retail
Harrisburg-based Hersha Hospitality Trust has entered into agreements with an affiliate of Connecticut-based Starwood Capital Group to sell 18 of its hotel properties, including one in Cumberland County, as part of a portfolio restructuring.Read More »
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The Appalachian Trail snakes its way through the valleys and ridges. Open-air art festivals fill Camp Hill's parks. And Civil War enthusiasts stroll about Carlisle with smartphones and tablet computers.
These things — and the people attending them — might have little in common, other than they're all activities bringing people to Cumberland County as part of its tourism bureau's brand strategy to promote the region's connectivity to the outdoors.
Halifax Township-based Lake Tobias Wildlife Park has invested about $1 million in a new facility for reptiles and exotics as the "staycation" trend has kept visitor numbers growing in recent years.Read More »
The new tour center at Harley-Davidson Inc.'s midstate factory site opened to the public Monday, the company said.Read More »
The Keystone State Games in late July generated $5 million in economic impact for capital-area businesses, according to estimates released this week by the Hershey Harrisburg Regional Visitors Bureau.Read More »
The Atlantic League All-Star baseball game tonight in York will help infuse at least $81,600 into the area economy as a result of anticipated overnight stays, according to the York County Convention and Visitors Bureau.Read More »