The Alton Regional Convention & Visitors Bureau is again recognized as an industry leader, after picking up three more awards at this year's Illinois Governor's Conference on Tourism.  The annual event, held last week in Chicago, honored convention and visitor's bureaus from around the state. This year, the Alton CVB was tops in the Best Media / PR Initiative, Best of Show, and Best Website.

CVB President Brett Stawar says its All Alton Access Press Kit won in the Best Media / PR Initiative and Best of Show categories.

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The website recently underwent a redesign.  New features included: keyword search navigation, trip itineraries, seasonal-themed content, a what’s nearby mapping system, integrated, real-time social media lounge and much more. The CVB saw a 90 percent increase in unique visitors and also increases in length of time on site and number of pages visited.

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