Virginia Travel Post for January
|News and Opportunities for the Virginia Travel Industry|
Virginia is for Lovers Day at the General AssemblyVTC will host Virginia is for Lovers Day at the General Assembly Building (GAB) in Richmond on Thursday, Jan. 26, beginning at 7:30 a.m. and continuing until approximately 11:30 a.m. VTC will offer coffee and Virginia travel information in the GAB lobby for legislators, their staffs and any visitors to the GAB that morning. The Virginia Film Office will also provide refreshments and show clips of films shot in the commonwealth. Virginia travel industry partners are welcome to join VTC staff that morning in greeting folks and talking up tourism! Contact: Judy Watkins, [email protected]
|Winter and February Content Needed
Add your winter events, packages and deals to Virginia.org to be featured in the numerous blogs and articles we will be hightlighting. Don’t forget about President’s Day, Valentine’s Day and Black History Month. Log into the Admin Tool to get started. Email Robin Mamunes at [email protected] for assistance.
|Advertise in the Virginia Tourism eNewsletters and on Virginia.org
Advertising is available for Winter and Spring placements on Virginia.org and in the monthly enewsletters. Get information on pricing and the availablity. For website advertising contact LeisureMedia360
|Grants and Funding|
|Virginia Tourism Corporation is now offering a Virginia Music Festival Sponsorship grant program
Deadline for applications is January 24, 2017.
|Virginia World War I and World War II Tourism Marketing Program Applications are now open
Deadline is February 15, 2017 by 5:00 PM
|2017 Visitor Centers Seminar
You’re invited to attend the 2017 Visitor Centers Seminar in Fredericksburg, March 23-24 at the Courtyard by Marriott Fredericksburg Historic District. Our event room rate is now available and reservations can be made here. Event registration and details will be announced soon.
|2017 Welcome Center/Safety Rest Area Marketing Program
Enrollment for 2017 Welcome Center and Rest Area marketing programs is now open! If you’d like to reach 33-Million travelers, enroll today! Click below for more information and online enrollment forms.
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