2013 Media Hits

 

 

October

Outtheremonthy.com – October 15, 2013
Article: Roadtrip: Taking Kids To Mt. Rainier
Highlights road trip to Mt. Rainier with kids.  Article links to Visit Rainier for driving directions and other suggestions.

Centralia Chronicle – October 17, 2013
Article:  Mount Rainier Reopens After a Two-Week Closure
Story covers opening of Mt. Rainier National Park after government furlough and interviews Mary Kay Nelson for article.

KELA Radio/1470 AM Centralia-Chehalis – October 17, 2013
Radio Interview with Mary Kay Nelson on Mt. Rainier National Park reopening after government furlough.

Examiner.com – October 19, 2013
Article:  Mt. Rainier and Olympic national parks reopen in Washington to autumn splendor
Story cover the reopening of the park and highlights autumn activities around the mountain.  Article quotes Mary Kay Nelson.

Tacoma News Tribune – October 20, 2013
Article:  Area’s national parks are back in business
Story covers the opening of Mt. Rainier National Park and links to Visit Rainier

The Olympian – October 20, 2013
Article:  Area’s national parks are back in business
Story covers the opening of Mt. Rainier National Park and links to Visit Rainier.

Enumclaw Courier Herald – October 27, 2013
Article:  Mount Rainier National Park | Fall visitor update
Story covers the Fall around Mt. Rainier National Park.  Suggests referring to Visit Rainier website for more travel information.

September

Red Tricycle Blog – September 18, 2013
Article:  10 Places to See Spectacular Fall Colors
Story references Mt. Rainier as a top fall destination for families.  Provides link to Visit Rainier’s Summer Family Fun webpage.

Patch.com – Enumclaw – Sept. 25, 2013
Article: Fall Updates for Mount Rainier National Park
Information and copy in article taken from September Visit Rainier e-Newsletter.

July

Yakima Herald – July 5, 2013
Article:  Mount Rainier National Park: A mountain of memories
Focus on Mt. Rainier National Park.  The Herald uses five Visit Rainier photos from image gallery.

The News Tribune – July 7, 2013
Article:  New map offers loops connecting Mount Rainier, Mount St. Helens
Based on Visit Rainier press release about a Mt. Rainier/Mt. St Helens Road Opening and Two Mountain Vacation map.  Included map image.

The Olympian – July 7, 2013
Article:  New map offers loops connecting Mount Rainier, Mount St. Helens
Based on Visit Rainier press release about a Mt. Rainier/Mt. St Helens Road Opening and Two Mountain Vacation map.  Included map image.

Bellingham Herald – July 7, 2013
Article:  New map offers loops connecting Mount Rainier, Mount St. Helens
Ran Visit Rainier press release about a Mt. Rainier/Mt. St Helens Road Opening and Two Mountain Vacation map.  Included map image.

Oregonlive.com – July 13, 2013
Article: The Road to Mt. Rainier
Focus on traveling the Mountain Highway.  Incudes mentions of the Mount Rainier Scenic Railroad, Scale Burgers, Recycled Spirits of Iron, Wellspring Spa and references VisitRainier.com for further information.

NBCNews.com – July 19, 2013
Article: The Road to Mt. Rainier
Focus on traveling the Mountain Highway.  Incudes mentions of the Mount Rainier Scenic Railroad, Scale Burgers, Recycled Spirits of Iron, Wellspring Spa and references VisitRainier.com for further information.

TODAY.com – July 19, 2013
Article:  The Road to Mt. Rainier
Focus on traveling the Mountain Highway.  Incudes mentions of the Mount Rainier Scenic Railroad, Scale Burgers, Recycled Spirits of Iron, Wellspring Spa and references VisitRainier.com for further information.s

June

Private Clubs Magazine – June 10, 2013
Article:  7 Fun New Things You’ll Want to Do in the Pacific Northwest This Summer
Mentions Crystal Mountain Resort, Northwest Trek and Copper Creek Inn.   Author was assisted by Visit Rainier.

The Chronicle – June 12, 2013  
Article:  VisitRainier Website Connects Visitors with Wildflower Season
Ran Visit Rainier wildflower watch press release.

Alaska Air Magazine – June edition 
Article:  Destination Washington
Article was written by journalist that attended a Visit Rainier media tour.  Mentions Crystal Mountain Resort, NW Trek and the Packwood Flea Market.

South Sound Magazine – June 17, 2013
Article:  Wildflower Season Approaches at Mt. Rainier
Online version of magazine ran Visit Rainier wildflower watch press release.

Patch.com-Bonney Lake/Sumner – June 21, 2013
Article:  Road to Sunrise at Mount Rainier Expected to Open June 28
Mentions the road to Sunrise Opening and links to Visit Rainier Wildflower page.

Seattle GPS-Seattle’s First Chinese Guide Book – June 26, 2013
This guide book is published by The Seattle Chinese Times and 40,000 copies were distributed.  All copies at SeaTac Airport were gone within a week.   Author was assisted by Visit Rainier.  Article runs on page 18.

NW Travel – June/July edition
Article:  Above the Ordinary:  Crystal Mountain, Washington
Author has attended Visit Rainier media tours and was assisted by Visit Rainier with fact checking.

April

The Chronicle – April 4, 2013  
Article:  Report Says Lewis County Could Better Benefit from Tourism.  Article featured the Visit Rainier April 2, 2013 press release, Economic Benefit and Travel Spending at Mt. Rainier.

The Dispatch – April 15, 2013 
Article:  Mountain churned out $33 million in spending, 1,000 jobs.
Ran the Visit Rainier April 2, 2013 press release, Economic Benefit and Travel Spending at Mt. Rainier.

The Enumclaw Courier-Herald – April 7, 2013
Article:  Tourism economically benefits Mount Rainier gateway communities and state.
Ran the Visit Rainier April 2, 2013 press release, Economic Benefit and Travel Spending at Mt. Rainier.

Patch.com – Puyallup  – April 5, 2013
Article:  Letter to the Editor: ‘Support Tourism in Washington and Locally’ 
Ran the Visit Rainier April 2, 2013 press release, Economic Benefit and Travel Spending at Mt. Rainier.

March

Patch.com – Puyallup  – March 30, 2013
Article:  Visit Rainier Announces Spring Break Specials and Easter Activities Around Mount Rainier
Article mentions Visit Rainier’s suggestions for Spring Break Specials and Easter activities around the mountain.

February

Outdoors Northwest Magazine – February 20, 2013
Article:  Escapes: Best Northwest Getaways
Outdoors Northwest magazine includes Mount Rainier in its “Best Northwest Escapes” round up and includes a link to Visit Rainier for more information.

Patch.com – Bonney Lake and Sumner – February 2, 2013
Article:  Visit Rainier Offers Ideas for Valentine’s Day Around Mt. Rainier
Article mentions Visit Rainier’s suggestions for Valentine’s Day activities around the mountain.

 

 

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