Media & News Releases

Explore York is York County’s official tourist promotion agency. For more information about our economic impact, our board of directors, or the history of our organization, please see our fact sheet.

There’s always a story to tell in York County, PA! Read recent news releases from Explore York and stay up-to-date on local happenings, special events, hospitality news, and new projects.

If you have any questions regarding a news release or would like to consult with us on a piece, please contact us:

Melissa Beaverson

Director of Destination Marketing

717-852-9675 ext. 109
Current News Releases

York County Tourism Grant Committee Approves Eight New Projects

YORK, PA – The York County Tourism Grant Committee has approved $640,500 in total funding for eight dynamic projects and events during the first round of 2022, continuing the trend of recovery the

Laura Gurreri Celebrates 20 Years with Explore York

YORK, PA – Laura Gurreri is celebrating her 20th year with Explore York! Gurreri began her career in 2002 as an Office Assistant after graduating from Lock Haven University with a bachelors degree in

York County Tourism Grant Program Ramps Back Up

YORK, PA – Explore York is excited to announce the return of the York County Tourism Grant Program. Put on hold at the beginning of the COVID-19 Pandemic, this program has been sorely missed in York

February Sporting Tournaments Boost York County Economy

YORK, PA – More than 10,000 athletes and spectators will flock to York County this month for sporting events expected to drive more than $7 million into the local economy. The action starts with two

Volleyball Tournaments Fuel York County Economy

YORK, PA – The new year is starting off with a big boost to the York County economy. Two volleyball tournaments are responsible for a big bump in those economic numbers. Combined, these tournaments

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