The VTC Research Department partners with Smith Travel Research (STR), a leading lodging industry research company, to provide monthly year-to-date lodging data for the Commonwealth of Virginia. The following report provides an analysis for the state, tourism regions, and various segments around the state defined by STR.
Explanation of Lodging Regions
Smith Travel Research uses predefined regions to report lodging trends throughout Virginia. These regions generally refer to areas around a city or town rather than specific political boundaries.
- The Word document below provides maps and explanations for each of these regions.
Explanation of Virginia Regions Defined by STR – Word Doc
- Tourism Regions Map – PDF
Year-to-Date Lodging Report
- December 2019 – PDF