We know many Connecticut businesses are struggling as they deal with the effects of COVID-19. We appreciate their perseverance and know they share our commitment to keeping our residents healthy. The state, working with its federal partners, has several programs and initiatives in place to assist businesses during this difficult period. For specific questions related to small business, email the Joint Information Center at COVID19.JIC@ct.gov, or call the DECD small business hotline at 860-500-2333. Individuals can call 2-1-1 for more information.

CTvisit.com Guide for Partners


CTvisit.com on laptop and mobile phone screens

The state’s official tourism website, CTvisit.com, is packed with travel ideas and planning tips for visiting Connecticut. This resource is used regularly by both visitors and Connecticut residents alike. In fact, more than 5 million people visit this site each year.

All eligible in-state hotels, restaurants, attractions and events have the opportunity to create a free listing page on CTvisit.com — which can include an overview of your destination, photos, videos, contact information, links to your website, integration with your social media sites, highlights of your events and much more.

How to Create Your Free Listing 

  • First, confirm that your business or organization qualifies for a listing on CTvisit.com by checking the eligibility criteria here.
  • Next, apply for your free listing by completing a new partner application here.
  • Once you're approved for a complimentary listing, create, update and access your listing on the site using this Partner Activation Guide. And be sure to optimize your listing by populating it with great in-season photos, up-to-date information and your upcoming events!

Please note: partners are included at the discretion of the Connecticut Office of Tourism, which reserves the right to edit, verify and remove any information.   


For additional information or questions, contact Jean Hebert in the Connecticut Office of Tourism at (860) 500-2375 or jean.hebert@ct.gov