The Augusta County Spring 2017 Tourism Grant Program supports and enhances tourism efforts within Augusta County.
Governor Terry McAuliffe announced that $927,000 in matching grant funds will be awarded to 43 local tourism initiatives.
Virginia’s tourism revenues reached $23 billion in 2015, a 2.3 percent increase over 2014, and supported 222,600 jobs.
Blue Ridge Parkway managers are pleased to announce the spring 2016 opening dates for facilities and visitor services along the scenic, 469-mile route.
Governor Terry McAuliffe announced that the Shenandoah Valley Travel Association (SVTA) has been awarded $9,200 from the Virginia Tourism Corporation’s Marketing Leverage Program.
More than $812,000 in matching grant funds will be awarded to 39 local tourism initiatives as part of Virginia Tourism Corporation’s Marketing Leverage Program.
Virginia Tourism Corporation conducts research among travelers to the Commonwealth annually. The reports are an ongoing study that identifies the behavior and demographics of travelers. During 2014, Harrisonburg was number 1 of the top 25 most frequently visited cities in Virginia.
Waynesboro City Council voted 3-2 Monday night to nix a proposed move for the Waynesboro Tourism Center from the top of Afton Mountain into the city limits. The reason: fear of the unknown. Well, certain unknowns.
Shenandoah National Park has a new Mobile Visitor Center that will serve to provide visitors with information in the South District of Shenandoah National Park.
Governor Terry McAuliffe announced that the Central Shenandoah Planning District Commission will receive $9,995 from the Virginia Tourism Corporation Marketing Leverage Program grant fund.
Governor Terry McAuliffe announced Monday that the Southwest Virginia region generated more than $971 million in travel expenditures in 2014 at the 2015 Southwest Virginia Creative Economy Conference in Abingdon, Virginia.
Tourism was again an important contributor to the local economy in 2014. Tourism revenue for Harrisonburg reached $112,731,885, a 0.9 percent change over 2013.
12,539,304 people visit state or national parks that feature waterways like Potomac River and the Shenandoah River each year, according to new data issued Wednesday by Environment Virginia.
Harrisonburg Tourism & Visitor Services has partnered with the community to organize the Harrisonburg International CommUNITY Celebration as an extension of the annual Harrisonburg International Festival.
An economic impact study of Virginia’s Civil War sesquicentennial shows the commemoration brought more than $290 million and 3.7 million people to Virginia.
The National Park Service is turning 99 years old on Aug. 25 and Shenandoah National Park wants to give you a present – free admission.
The City of Waynesboro invests annually in tourism-oriented business endeavors, events and projects through its grant program, Building Opportunities to Support Tourism (BOOST).
Celebrate American Hiking Society’s National Trails Day® in Shenandoah National Park on Saturday, June 6.
Governor Terry McAuliffe announced today that Virginia’s tourism revenues are expected to exceed $22.4 billion in 2014, a 4.1 percent increase over 2013.
The City of Waynesboro invests annually in tourism-oriented business endeavors, events and projects through their grant program, Building Opportunities to Support Tourism (BOOST).
As the summer season officially starts this holiday weekend, visitation to the Blue Ridge Parkway in 2015 is already up over 11% from last year. Based on recently released 2014 visitor spending numbers, increased visitation on the Parkway often means increased economic impact to neighboring communities.
Best Western Waynesboro Inn & Suites Conference Center today announced that it has been recognized as a TripAdvisor® Certificate of Excellence Hall of Fame winner.
On May 26 at 11am, tourism officials and local railroad enthusiasts, better known as “railfans” will gather in the historic Orange County Train Depot to launch their new Railfan tour guide “Tracks Through Time”. The tour connects railfans and novices alike to both the rich rail history of the area and to the railroad presence in the county today.