• Inaugural Parade 2014
    VA1 LOVE
    VTC staff Tourism week 2014
    Launch of the Lincoln Movie Trail
    Blenheim LOVE
    LOVEwork at VA 1
    tourism week 2014
    SNPstaff LOVE
    Waynesboro LOVE
  • Calendar

    • VTC Orientation

      Dec. 3-4, 2014
      Hilton Garden Inn Richmond Downtown
      Join us for a 2-day interactive event that will help you incorporate the Virginia is for Lovers brand in your marketing strategy. This orientation program is most beneficial for local tourism directors, and managers/owners of Virginia tourism properties. Orientation will be held 4 times in 2014.  Read More
    • Agritourism Farm Tours, Bed & Breakfast

      Dec 8, 2014
      Holston Hill Community Golf Course, 1000 Country Club Road, Marion VA 24354
      Farm tours and farm stays have caught the attention of numerous Virginia agricultural regions.  On Monday, December 8, 2014, Smyth County Chamber of Commerce and the Tourism Department will host an agritourism workshop in partnership with Virginia Cooperative Extension, Virginia Department of Agriculture & Consumer Services, and Virginia Tourism Corporation. Read More
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  • Virginia Tourism Industry News

  • The American Civil War Sesquicentennial Marketing Program applications are now open!

    Deadline is December 11, 2014

    The Virginia Sesquicentennial of the American Civil War Commission and the Virginia Tourism Corporation (VTC) have created a special American Civil War Sesquicentennial Tourism Marketing Program. This program will help Virginia community organizations, working in partnership with the local tourism industry, in promoting the commemoration of the sesquicentennial of the American Civil War.
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    Fall VTC Marketing Leverage Program is now Open

    Applications are due December 4, 2014.

    The Virginia Tourism Corporation (VTC) Marketing Leverage Program is designed to stimulate new tourism marketing programs through the creation of tourism partnerships and to extend the “Virginia is for Lovers” campaign. The objective of this program is to leverage limited marketing dollars, resulting in increased visitor spending, revenue, and jobs. The Virginia Tourism Corporation is now accepting applications only through an online application system.
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    VTC Re-Opens the LOVEwork Reimbursement Program

    LOVE is Popping Up All Over Virginia, and now is your chance to be a part of it!

    This year, VTC hopes to see the same success as previous years by re-opening the LOVEwork reimbursement program. VTC will reimburse approved projects up to $1,500 each for the creation of a LOVEwork.
    More information and apply.
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    FY2015 Media Plan now available!

    The FY15 media plan, which officially begins in market July 1, is now available for next year's media planning. Partners submitting grants will definitely want to check out the opportunities. Contact Ted Rooke at TRooke@BCFAgency.com or Thad Smith at tsmith@virginia.org for more information.
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    Advertise on Virginia.org

    Get highly targeted click thrus to your website and differentiate your business on Virginia.org. Starting in September rates are even better as VTC shares the increase in Virginia.org traffic with the industry by giving you more impressions. For more information download this PDF and contact Jo Diedrich of LeisureMedia360 at 540-580-8767.
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  • Tourism Opportunities