Tag: Tourism Association of Greater Waynesboro

Tourism Association of Greater Waynesboro speaks out on Wayne Theatre

The Tourism Association of Greater Waynesboro addressed the budget recommendations by City Manager Mike Hamp relative to the Wayne Theatre.


Looking for a food truck in Waynesboro? Website offers one-stop shop

A new page on the GatewaytoShenandoah.com website is a one-stop shop for food trucks in Waynesboro. The site’s new Food Trucks page lists seven food trucks doing business in Waynesboro, with details about the menu, location and web and social media links for the food trucks.


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City, TAGW announce 2015 Waynesboro Tourism Fair

The Tourism Association of Greater Waynesboro in collaboration with Waynesboro’s Office of Tourism has annonced the date for its third tourism tradeshow in support of the area’s growing travel industry. The event will take place on Tuesday, May 19, from noon to 5 pm at the Best Western PLUS Waynesboro Conference Center.


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Tourism Association of Greater Waynesboro puts kiosk campaign over the top

The Tourism Association of Greater Waynesboro (TAGW) has announced the completion of the challenge for the Virginia Main Street Matching Grant to Waynesboro Downtown Development Inc for the Main Street Kiosk project.


Models needed: Would you like to be the face of Waynesboro?

The Waynesboro Tourism Office and the Tourism Association of Greater Waynesboro have commissioned photographer Mark Miller to photograph the city’s attractions to be used for advertising.


TAGW: City needs to put lodging-tax dollars back into tourism

Money from a tax increase that was supposed to provide additional monies for tourism marketing in Waynesboro is being used by the city for other purposes. That’s the concern of the Tourism Association of Greater Waynesboro expressed in a letter sent to Waynesboro City Council on Monday.


Tradeshow to put spotlight on Waynesboro tourism sector

The Tourism Association of Greater Waynesboro, in collaboration with the Waynesboro Tourism Office, is pleased to announce a Tourism Tradeshow in support of the area’s travel industry. The event will take place on Monday, October 3 from noon – 6 p.m. at the Best Western PLUS Waynesboro Conference Center. The vision of this event is […]


Local projects among those awarded state tourism grants

Gov. Bob McDonnell announced today nearly $800,000 in tourism marketing grant funds for more than 40 local tourism initiatives across the state, including five in Waynesboro. The Virginia Tourism Corporation awards the grants. Each grant is matched by funds from a minimum of three local organizations and used to support marketing initiatives including advertising, Web […]


Tourist group advocates for more marketing money

A 1 percent hike in the city lodging tax could raise $200,000 a year for marketing efforts that could help Waynesboro build what is already a $28 million a year industry. The tax increase is in City Manager Mike Hamp’s proposed 2011-2012 budget – but the money from it is earmarked toward the general fund. […]


City looks to boost tourism sector with new marketing, website efforts

Good news: The Waynesboro tourism sector brought in $27 million to the local economy in 2009 and contributed $4 million in taxes to the city. Sobering news: We’ll have to wonder how we would have done if we’d been trying. The city, for instance, doesn’t even have a tourism website, the tourism department’s presence on […]


Tourism group launches in Waynesboro

Local business owners and volunteers involved in the tourism industry in the Greater Waynesboro area have announced the formation of the Tourism Association of Greater Waynesboro to advocate for the multimillion-dollar tourism industry. “Few local residents are aware that over $4 million in contributions to the city’s revenue source comes from sales and lodging taxes, […]