• 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

     
    • BBAV Aspiring Innkeeper's Class

      September 12-14, 2014
      The Page House, Norfolk, VA
      By attending this class and staying at The Page House, you will get the full weekend curriculum that the B&B Team provides, plus the added bonus of being able to gain some “how-to” experience with breakfast and flipping rooms.

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    • VTC Orientation

      Sept. 16-17, 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
    • STS Fall Forum

      Oct. 14-16, 2014
      Charleston, South Carolina
      The STS Fall Forum provides an excellent venue for learning, collaboration and discussion and gives us an important opportunity to network with our industry peers, share new ideas, and forge lasting business partnerships. Read More
    • VACo’s 80th Annual Conference

      November 9-11, 2014
      The Omni Homestead Resort, Warm Springs
      VACo’s 80th Annual Conference theme is “Empowering Virginia Counties: 80 Years Strong”.  Read More
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  • Virginia Tourism Industry News

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

    Application Deadline is September 30, 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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    Driving Tourism VA-1

    Annual Tourism Summit

    At the Hyatt Regency Reston on Sunday, November 16-Tuesday, November 18, 2014. Maximize Virginia’s Tourism Potential. Participate in engaging tourism marketing and development sessions. Identify new and game changing ideas to stay competitive. Evaluate tourism's economic impact, industry trends and marketing strategies. Leverage new opportunities through networking and relationship building. Advance Virginia’s prominence as a premier, global, travel destination.  REGISTER NOW 
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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 in the 2015 Virginia Travel Guide

    Ad sales for the 2015 Virginia Travel Guide are underway. The guide will include great new content with award-caliber editorial, inspiring photography and new videos. Email Jo Diedrich of Leisure Media 360 for rates and information. With several options available, make sure that the primary fulfillment piece for VTC is part of your marketing plan.
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  • Tourism Opportunities