Charlottesville, Virginia – September 15, 2016 - Data released by the U.S. Travel Association reveals that all regions in Virginia posted an increase in tourism revenue last year. According to the U.S. Travel Association, tourism in Virginia generated $23 billion in travel spending. Tourism also supported 223,000 jobs in the Commonwealth and $1.6 billion in state and local taxes. The increase is largely attributed to Virginia’s authentic, local travel experiences, diversity of tourism product, and the notable efforts of the destination marketing organizations and their leadership.
Charlottesville, August 30, 2016 - The Charlottesville Albemarle Convention and Visitors Bureau (CACVB) is thrilled to announce the results of a report provided by the Virginia Tourism Corporation (VTC) that shows significant increases in both hotel room demand and room revenue. The monthly lodging report clearly shows that the demand for hotel rooms in the Charlottesville area has increased by 11.5% compared to the same period in 2015. Hotel room revenue has also increased by 14% compared to last year.