YORK, PA - Tourists looking for trusted travel advice will now find Trip Advisor reviews incorporated within the York County Convention & Visitors Bureau's website, www.yorkpa.org, giving would-be visitors another tool to use when planning a getaway to York County, the Factory Tour Capital of the World.

Reviews can be found on business listings such as hotels, restaurants and attractions that currently have accounts set up with Trip Advisor. The world's largest travel site, Trip Advisor offers reviews from millions of travelers, according to its website. The York County CVB is the first Destination Marketing Organization in the region to integrate Trip Advisor with member listings on its website. 

"There is no denying that reviews are a powerful and significant part of the travel planning experience, and word-of-mouth recommendations continue to be one of the greatest influences for leisure travelers when choosing where to eat, play or stay," said Louise Heine, Destination Marketing Director for the York County CVB. "By adding Trip Advisor reviews directly to our website, we have tapped into a powerful world of information that travelers have come to expect when planning vacations, getaways and day trips." 

Adding Trip Advisor reviews builds upon www.yorkpa.org's powerful travel planning tools. Visitors can already find an interactive Travel Guide, special travel packages and access to e-newsletters containing up-to-date information about York County attractions, including the Mason-Dixon Wine Trail and Susquehanna Ale Trail.

Since May, www.yorkpa.org has seen 273,444 page views with feeder markets coming from Washington, D.C.; Lancaster; Mount Laurel, N.J.; Philadelphia and New York.

The York County Convention & Visitors Bureau's Mission is to maximize tourism expenditures and their economic impact in York County, PA, through comprehensive tourism sales and marketing programs. The York County CVB's Vision is for a York County where tourism is recognized for the value of its economic impact and its role in raising the profile of York County as a sought-after destination. For more information on the York County Convention & Visitors Bureau, call 1-888-858-9675 or visit www.yorkpa.org.