Monday, May 17, 2010

How We See Salem: Destination Salem's own Stacia Cooper shares her thoughts

Today the local perspective is coming from Stacia Cooper, Project Assistant extraordinaire at Destination Salem.

Destination Salem is the destination marketing organization for the city of Salem. In addition to managing and, we create the annual Visitor & Travel Guide to Salem. We also work with tour operators, travel agents, travel associations, concierge, and tourism councils to get the word out about Salem - and that word is awfully good these days!

Stacia Cooper, Project Assistant Destination Salem
Where are you from originally? Upstate New York
Ilion, New York

How long have you lived or worked in Salem? 13 years

What is your favorite thing about Salem?
The diversity of the community. The city offers some of the richest culture.

What’s your favorite place to eat in Salem? Bella Verona

What’s your favorite place to shop in Salem? Modern Millie, Roost

What is the first thing you do with guests from out of town? In the summer, we have a picnic at Winter Island and then to the Peabody Essex Museum.

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If you want to shop, dine, and explore like Stacia, here are links to the places she recommends:
Learn more about Destination Salem at

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