• 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

      Mar. 3-4, June 2-3, Sept. 1-2, Dec. 1-2, 2015
      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 2015.  Read More
    • Building a Marketing Plan for the Tourism Based Business (Part One)

      Mar. 4, 5-7 pm; Mar. 5, 10am-12pm; Mar. 5, 1-3pm
      Danville Community College, Danville VA
      Marketing is essential in promoting your business but doing it effectively continues to be a challenge for the small business. In preparation for the new Tourism initiative underway in our area the Virginia Tourism Corporation and the Longwood Small Business Development Center have teamed up to bring "tourism-based" businesses a two part workshop to assist in building a solid and dynamic digital marketing plan. Read More
    • The Virginia Green Travel Oyster Roast Celebration

      Mar 28, 2015
      American Civil War Center at Tredegar, Richmond
      The Virginia Green Travel Oyster Roast Celebration: A celebration of green tourism and the environment in Virginia! 3-8pm. Celebrate with us with Virginia Oysters, Virginia Green Certified Wines & Beer, Music, & Fun on the bank of the James River. Read More
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  • Virginia Tourism Industry News

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

    Application Deadline is March 10, 2015

    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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    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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    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