August 13, 2020

Hello Estes Park Partners! Please read on to see marketing updates, current public relations and marketing opportunities as well as recent news articles about our lovely mountain town.

Public Relations Opportunities

Visit Estes Park & Turner PR

If you have any new or unique offerings related to the following topics, or something simply exciting to share, please send details to Rachel Oppermann and

Don't miss your chance to be represented!

TURNER Pitching
  • What’s New for Fall/Winter: Highlighting new restaurants, attractions, lodging offerings, retreats and more for fall and winter.
  • How to Socially Distance this Winter: Highlighting best activities to get outside and social distance this winter (ie., backcountry skiing, snowshoeing, etc.), restaurants thinking differently about how they will socially distance without being able to expand outside, unique winter lodging packages, etc.
  • Wildlife Viewing: Best ways to safely see wildlife while in Estes Park or virtual wildlife viewing experiences for people who can’t travel.
CTO Pitching
  • What’s New for Winter: New lodging properties, restaurants, attractions or experiences opening this winter or upcoming major anniversaries or milestones. Businesses taking an innovative approach to the season or pivoting their business model in the wake of COVID (i.e., seeing longer-term vacation rentals this winter because kids are learning remotely).
  • Colorado For All/Colorful Colorado: Highlighting unique minority-owned travel-related businesses across the state (please send a bio and photo if possible) as well as unique experiences to learn about various cultures and people in Colorado from museums to culinary experiences.

Estes in the News

Through Visit Estes Park’s pitching efforts, Estes Park has been showcased in a number of impressive publications. Here are our most recently published articles.

Help us attract the new digital nomads!

With many schools and work places remaining virtual into the fall, families and professionals are looking for ways to safely get out of the house and take advantage of the freedoms afforded by learning and working from home; for the first time, many have the unique opportunity to live the digital nomad lifestyle – and what better place to do so than Estes Park?
Is your property set up well for long-term stays that will support a family learning remotely? Is it well suited for a professional looking to work remotely so they can adventure after work and on the weekends?
Travelers are booking everything from cabins to hotel rooms so let Rachel know how you fit in and what you have to offer so we can include it in our marketing and communications efforts.
How does your attraction or restaurant fit in? Let Rachel know that, too.

Send us your fall packages

With many fall events postponed until next year, our team is looking for different ways to attract guests to our area. Let Rachel know what packages, specials or unique opportunities you’re offering for the fall season.

Social Co-op Sign-up

Social co-op slots are available Fridays through September! Email Kendall with your preferred date (or date range) and slots will be filled on a first-come, first-served basis. The social co-op is an opportunity to share your business with our 160,000+ Facebook followers and then some! 

Participation in the co-op is free! You may choose to put money behind the post to boost it, but that is not required. Let Kendall know if you have any questions.
As always, please contact us with any questions, comments or concerns. We are here to help! Thank you for being an involved Partner!

Warm regards,
The Visit Estes Park Team

Eric Lund, President & CEO
Kevin Benes, Chief Finance Officer
Abi Huebner, Director of Stakeholder Services
Claire Molle, Stakeholder Services Coordinator
Josh Harms, Director of Marketing
Rachel Oppermann, Public Relations Coordinator
Kendall Akin, Media Coordinator
Rebecca Pena, Group Sales Manager
Andrea Machado, Group Sales Account Executive
Krystin Campion, Executive Assistant

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