About Us

The Block Island Tourism Council is a non-profit organization dedicated to promoting the town of New Shoreham as a leisure travel destination.  The BITC’s promotional efforts include publication of a travel planner; a year-long advertising campaign directed at our leisure tourism market; public relations strategy; participation in numerous trade shows; and a comprehensive website.  The BITC is available to assist travel professionals including media, tour operators, and travel agents, aid in planning a meeting or corporate event, and provide information to help visitors enjoy the destination. 

Mission Statement

The Block Island Tourism Council aims to attract the type of visitor spending that results in sustainable and significant economic and quality of life benefits for Block Island.

Block Island Tourism Council Staff

Executive Director: Jessica Willi

Assistant to the Director: Emma Andy

Current Board Members

President: David Houseman

Vice President: Logan Mott Chase

2nd Vice President: Julie Kiley

Secretary: Kristina Peterson

Treasurer: Julie Fuller

Member: Neal Murphy

Member: Jennifer Huggins

Rhode Island Tourism Regions

Discover Rhode Island, an exciting destination for leisure opportunities of every description. Located in the heart of New England, Rhode Island offers urban excitement, rural tranquility, and of course, 400 miles of winding coastline. The State of Rhode Island is home to six unique tourism regions:

Blackstone Valley Tourism Council - www.tourblackstone.com
South County Tourism Council - www.southcountyri.com
Discover Newport - www.discovernewport.org
Providence/Warwick Convention and Visitors Bureau - www.goprovidence.com
Warwick Department of Tourism, Culture and Development - www.visitwarwickri.com

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