Press Releases


Oct
1
2018

Uniquely Yuman Tour Tickets on Sale Tuesday
New options available for Visit Yuma's 2018-2019 season
 
YUMA, ARIZ. — Tickets go on sale Tuesday, October 2 at 9 a.m. MST
for Visit Yuma’s 2018 – 2019 specialty tours and dining experiences.  Visitors and locals alike can experience Yuma’s gorgeous vistas, exquisite tastes, and behind-the-scenes insights through these guided tour and dining opportunities.

All tours include a meal, and tickets will be available for purchase, along with more information, at VisitYuma.com by clicking on the “Specialty Tours” button, at the Visitor Information Center, 201 N. 4th Ave., and by phone at 800-293-0071 or 928-783-0071.

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Sep
28
2018

Territorial Prison and Colorado River State Historic Parks open seven days a week

YUMA, ARIZ. — Tourism season is returning to Yuma, and with it, the city's two historic state parks will once again be welcoming visitors seven days a week.

Beginning October 1, Yuma Territorial Prison220 N. Prison Hill Road, and Colorado River State Historic Park201 N. Fourth Avenue, will be open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. every day except Thanksgiving and Christmas. This includes the return to daily operations for the Yuma Visitor Information Center, located at the entrance to the Colorado River State Historic Park.

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Jul
31
2018

Yuma, AZ – Total direct travel spending in Yuma County totaled $635.3 million in 2017, up 4.8% over the previous year. The impressive figure is part of an extensive report, which was recently released by Dean Runyan Associates, on the economic impact that travel and tourism have throughout Arizona.

 

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Apr
30
2018

Yuma celebtates tourism & its positive effects on our community.

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Apr
16
2018

The Yuma Crossing National Heritage Area is starting over in its search for a successor to current Executive Director

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The Yuma Visitors Bureau is always happy to assist members of print, digital and broadcast media, either on assignment or pitching an idea with a Yuma angle.

Media Relations Specialist Ann Walker can suggest itineraries and facilitate visits, or provide you with the inspired details to help nail down an assignment.  We pride ourselves on always going "above and beyond."

You can download background and "anytime" materials below; dated press releases appear "most recent first" at left. Call or email us for photos and B-roll video.

YVB periodically hosts group and individual press trips, and is glad to partner with other Arizona or California DMOs to coordinate a visit to several regions.

For more information, contact Ann Walker at 928-376-0100 (office), 928-210-9044 (cell) or email ann@visityuma.com. Thanks for your interest in the Yuma area.

'Anytime' releases:


Around & about - a quick Yuma overview


Brilliant! Yuma wears 'sunniest' label with pride


Last link in river restoration under way


 

Background info:


Fast Facts About YVB


 Fast Facts About Yuma 


Yuma history - narrative


Yuma historic timeline



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