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Martha’s Vineyard has made press headlines far and wide over the years, as a popular resort destination for celebrities and politicians, and as a travelers pristine paradise to name a few. Movies and other media have been filmed here, books set here, and millions of visitors have been awestruck by our beautiful, charming and fascinating Island. 

We’re very happy to respond to media inquires, arrange press trips, and share images.
For all travel or destination press inquiries, please contact:
Bill DeSousa-Mauk
DeMa Public Relations
Ph: 508.790.0566, ext. 11

To inquire about filming on Martha’s Vineyard, or for assistance with permitting or location scouting, see Filming on Martha’s Vineyard.

If you would like to be added to our press list, please email your contact information to

For all other press inquiries, please contact Carolina Cooney, Executive Director, Martha’s Vineyard Chamber of Commerce  

Unfortunately the Chamber has no b-roll, however may we suggest:
David Welch Photography
Martha’s Vineyard Times Chris Roberts Ph: 508.693.6100 or email

Here’s a partial list of press coverage our newsworthy Island has received. 

August 6, 2022: IndieWire | Barack and Michelle Obama Make Surprise Appearance at Martha’s Vineyard African-American Film Festival
July 13, 2022: The Boston Globe | Planning a trip to Martha’s Vineyard? Here’s a look at what’s new and what’s happening this summer.
July 6, 2022: Mass Live | Martha’s Vineyard and Nantucket named two of the ‘most magical island getaways’ in the United States by Country Living magazine
July 6, 2022: WBUR | Planting 1,000 wildflowers to restore a biodiversity hotspot on Martha’s Vineyard
July 1, 2022: Bon Appetit | Where to Eat in Martha’s Vineyard

June 29, 2022: NPR | On Martha’s Vineyard, tribal elders work to restore land to its pre-colonial state
June 26, 2022: The Literary Lifestyle| Best Fiction Books Set in Martha’s Vineyard
June 7, 2022: The New York Times | Geraldine Brooks on Martha’s Vineyard
May 21, 2022: Enjoy Travel Life | What to Do in Martha’s Vineyard For a Day (or Two!)
May 20, 2022: The Boston Globe | Beach Road Weekend puts Martha’s Vineyard on the summer festival map
May 19, 2022: | Former ‘Jaws’ scene-stealer named police chief in Oak Bluffs
May 18, 2022: Our Time Press | Renaissance House Writers Retreat Returns to Martha’s Vineyard in the Historic Writing House of Dorothy West
May 14, 2022: The Travel | Guide: What To Do At Martha Vineyard Island This Summer
May 14, 2022: Vacation Idea | 25 Best Things to Do on Martha’s Vineyard, Massachusetts
May 6, 2022: | A New York Times best-selling author shares her favorite Martha’s Vineyard spots
May 5, 2022: Mass Live | Oak Bluffs on Martha’s Vineyard named the ‘most charming’ small town in Massachusetts
Apr. 24, 2022: Trip to Discover | The Most Charming Small Town in Every State
Apr. 22, 2022: WGBH | Many Hands in the Sand : Aquinnah tribe, volunteers plant beach grass for climate-resilient coast
Apr. 18, 2022: Yahoo | This New England Island Is the Perfect Summer Vacation — With Over 20 Beaches, Great Restaurants, and Waterfront Hotels
Apr. 8, 2022: J.Q. Louise | Why You Should Book a Trip to Martha’s Vineyard This Spring

Feb. 18, 2022: Robb Report | ‘An Overall Feeling of Joy’: How Martha’s Vineyard Became a Welcoming Oasis for Generations of Black Travelers

Nov. 1, 2021: Orange Coast Magazine | Your Travel Guide to Martha’s Vineyard
Oct. 4, 2021: Washington Post | ‘Happy to see you here’: The peace and joy of Blackness on Martha’s Vineyard​
Sept. 19, 2021: The Travel | Martha’s Vineyard Vs. Cape Cod: Which Is The Better Classic New England Destination?
Sept. 8, 2021: Cosmopolitan | An Insider’s Guide to Shopping in Martha’s Vineyard
Aug. 26, 2021: Artsy | How Martha’s Vineyard Became a Thriving Hub for Black Artists and Galleries
Aug. 24, 2021: Vox | ​How Martha’s Vineyard became a Black summertime sanctuary
Tripsavvy named Martha’s Vineyard the best small town in MassachusettsAug. 2, 2021: South Coast Today | The Newbie takes a trip on the ferry from New Bedford to Martha’s Vineyard
July 28, 2021: Times Union | Adventures in Martha’s Vineyard
July 15, 2021: The best things to do on Martha’s Vineyard this summer, according to readers
July 1, 2021: Boston Magazine | What’s the Story behind the Gingerbread Houses on Martha’s Vineyard?
June 1, 2021: New York Magazine | Julee Wilson’s Two-Week Family Trip to Oak Bluffs, Martha’s Vineyard Smoked bluefish, DJ D-Nice parties, and ocean aerobics
Dec. 10, 2020: Boston Globe | Shayna Seymour on Martha’s Vineyard, margaritas, and needing more Italy in her life
Dec. 8, 2020: NY Daily News | Barack Obama recorded audiobook near new home on Martha’s Vineyard
Dec. 7, 2020: On Tap for Today | A very Martha’s Vineyard Holiday Gift Guide
Dec. 4, 2020: Tripsavvy |The Best Small Town in Every State
Nov. 30, 2020: The Preppy Francophile | Martha’s Vineyard Small Business Shopping Guide: Preppy Picks
Nov. 20, 2020: Cooking With Books | Martha’s Vineyard Foodie Holiday Gift Guide
Nov. 28, 2020: Shored Up Digital | Martha’s Vineyard Businesses with Online Shopping
Nov. 25, 2020: Bayberry & Main | Martha’s Vineyard Gift Guide
Nov. 7, 2020: Metro | The 7 Beer Itch sees the Simpsons family leave home for Martha’s Vineyard without Homer
Oct. 27, 2020: Essence | Tucked Away In Martha’s Vineyard, A Black Woman’s Safe Space
Oct. 24, 2020: Celebrate The Weekend | Martha’s Vineyard in October
​Oct. 15, 2020: Trips to Discover | Top 10 Islands to Visit in the Continental U.S.
Oct. 4, 2020: HELLO! | Michelle Obama opens up about family’s current living situation – and it sounds incredible
Rough Guides Named Menemsha the Best Beach on the East Coast.Sept. 28, 2020: American Farm Bureau | Martha’s Vineyard Establishes First New County Farm Bureau in 10-Plus Years
Sept. 22, 2020: ​Boston Magazine | Avoid the Crowds With an October Trip To Martha’s Vineyard
Sept. 11, 2020: Forbes | Escape to Martha’s Vineyard This Fall
Sept. 3, 2020: CBS Boston | Jackie Kennedy Onassis’ Martha’s Vineyard Estate Sold to Land Preservation Groups
Sept. 2, 2020: WCAI | The Rise of Tourism on Martha’s Vineyard
Aug 24: Untapped New York | Vacation from Home in Our Virtual Tour of Historic Martha’s Vineyard
Check out the best things to do on Martha’s Vineyard according to U.S. News & World Report.Aug. 19, 2020: Yankee Magazine | High Art with Weathervane Artist Anthony Holand
Aug. 18, 2020: RoughGuides | The Best East Coast Beaches in the US
Aug. 15, 2020: New York Post | How the Secret Service protects the president’s golf game
Aug. 9, 2020: J. Q.  Louise | A Foodie’s Trip to Martha’s Vineyard
Aug. 9, 2020: SyFy Wire | New Indiegogo Campaign Hopes to Rebuild Jaws Shark-Hunting Boat as a Research Vessel
Aug. 2, 2020: Sailing Scuttlebutt | Edgartown Gets It Right
July 30, 2020: Business Insider | James Cagney’s Longtime Martha’s Vineyard Retreat is For Sale
July 29, 2020: U.S. News & World Report | Best Things To Do on Martha’s Vineyard
July 26, 2020: Boston Herald: Remembering Mary Jo Kopechne
July 19, 2020: | Best Places to Visit in Mass., according to TikToks
July 14, 2020: Boston Globe | The magic of Martha’s Vineyard with Kiddos in Tow
July 12, 2020: Shermans Travel | The Best Beaches in America to Visit This Fall
July 4, 2020: Architectural Digest | Tour a New York Couple’s Classic Martha’s Vineyard Home
July 2, 2020: Boston Globe | In this Sunny Painting, a Rich History About Race on Martha’s Vineyard
June 25, 2020: Wherever Family | Martha’s Vineyard for Families
Shermans Travel named Oak Bluffs Town Beach as one of the Best Beaches in America to visit.

June 26, 2020: Boston Globe | A Traditional Farmhouse on Martha’s Vineyard with a Modern Twist

Forbes Magazine listed Martha’s Vineyard as one of the top 25 places to visit in 2020.June 26, 2020: WBSM | Where to Find the Best Seafood on Martha’s Vineyard
June 5, 2020: The Maritime Executive | The Charles W. Morgan and Whaling Captains of Color
May 20, 2020: Heavy | Amy Schumer & Husband Chef Chris Fischer’s Cooking Show Is Hilarious
 May 10, 2020: Daily Mail | Martha’s Vineyard Bread Baker Creates Latest Instagram Trend
May 6, 2020 : Daily News | Beautiful Small Towns in Every State
Apr. 27, 2020 : New York Times | A Deaf Girl Finds Her Voice on Martha’s Vineyard in the 19th Century
Apr. 2, 2020: Going Places Near And Far | Can’t Get to Martha’s Vineyard for Springtime Getaway? Bring the Vineyard Home
Feb. 28, 2020: New England Living | Day Tripping: Martha’s Vineyard
Feb. 13, 2020: Boston Magazine | Beachy Blues Stole the Spotlight at This Martha’s Vineyard Estate Wedding
Jan. 9, 2020: Brownstoner | The Insider: Brooklyn Designers Stylishly Revamp a Martha’s Vineyard Farmhouse, Sans Cliché
Jan. 3, 2020: Forbes Magazine | 25 Best Places to Visit in 2020
Dec. 13, 2019: USA Today | 10 Best Things to Eat and Drink on Martha’s Vineyard
The Travel named Martha’s Vineyard as one of the most beautiful places on the East Coast.
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