Connecticut Lodging Association
Coronavirus Update 7/22/2021
Tell Us What’s New for Fall
The Office of Tourism is developing a new campaign to promote fall visitation. As always, we want to feature as many partners and experiences as possible. Does your business have any unique or new offerings for fall? We want to hear from you. 
Tell us about:
  • New offerings or twists on fall favorites (e.g., pumpkin picking, hay rides, leaf peeping)

  • New amenities, experiences or events (e.g., rail bikes, spooky happenings)

  • New or unique outdoor activities or events for families and adults (e.g., foliage zip lining, fall festivals)

  • New or unique indoor activities or events for families and adults (e.g., exhibits, shows, tours)

  • Fall views not to be missed (e.g., parks, vineyards—with foliage views)

  • New partnerships, packages, collaborations or combined experiences (e.g., local farm hosting an event with a brewery)

  • Any experience for which you have great fall photos or footage
Share your thoughts—and any photos or videos—with Jean Hebert at
This tool will make it easier for you to share images and videos with us, even if they are large files. Share your images with us today!
Offer employees more than just a paycheck: offer them access to health and wellness
Join UnitedHealth Group in a conversation about telehealth with their partner Teledoc, as well as hear from the experiences of Columbia Hospitality. The three join in on a panel to share how easy and inexpensive it is to provide their part-time, seasonal and full-time teams with the best in class mental health and medical care they need. Incentivize people to come back to work and stay.

Kimberlee Vandervoorn, UHG 
Nick Gates, Teladoc
Vanessa Dowler, Columbia Hospitality 

July 29, 2021
2:00 PM EDT
DCF Human Trafficking Prevention Course for Lodging
Join us Tuesday, July 27th for CLA's virtual training course on Human Trafficking Prevention from the CT Department of Children and Families. This course is open to any and all lodging employees. Please register each employee who will attend the course separately.

Please send any questions in advance to, with subject line 7/27 HTP Question. 

When: Tuesday, July 27, 2021 | 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM