Growth continues in the midst of a rapidly changing social media landscape CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (October 20, 2016) – The official destination marketing organization for Charlottesville and Albemarle County, the Charlottesville Albemarle Convention & Visitors Bureau (CACVB), reached a major milestone this week in its social media marketing efforts, with the Facebook page “Experience Charlottesville” topping 100,000 fans. This steady growth continues even in the midst of a rapidly changing and constantly evolving social media landscape.
Judges Choose 3 Winning Images from the 500+ Photos Submitted Charlottesville, October 20, 2016 - The Charlottesville Albemarle Convention and Visitors Bureau is pleased to announce the winners of the ‘Capture Charlottesville and Albemarle’ Photography Contest.  This lucrative contest, launched in July 2016, invited visitors and local photographers alike to share their most captivating snapshots of the area and compete for one of the three cash prizes, worth $1,000, $500, and $250.
Mary Buford Hitz to present her latest novel, For Love of the Land, on October 21st. CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (October 18, 2016) – The Charlottesville Albemarle Convention & Visitors Bureau (CACVB) announces another book signing event with a local author, to be held at the Albemarle Tourism and Adventure Center located in downtown Crozet (5791 Three Notch’d Rd). 
This area is a wonderful choice for a fall getaway, with Virginia Wine Month, Virginia Artisan Month, Starr Hill Brewery’s Oktoberfest, the Crozet Arts & Crafts Festival, the Spirit Walk, Doggy Howl-O-Ween, Harry Potter Halloween and breathtaking fall foliage Charlottesville, VA (September 29, 2016) – The Charlottesville Albemarle Convention and Visitors Bureau (CACVB) invites everyone to consider the Charlottesville, Virginia area for a fall getaway.  With plenty of events and activities, the epicenter of Virginia offers a multitude of options for recreation and entertainment.
A national contest sponsored by American Farmland Trust found that Virginia is home to some of the country’s highest-rated farmers markets. Voting has closed for America’s favorite farmers’ markets, and the Charlottesville and Williamsburg markets are in the Top 5 in all five categories: People’s Choice, Focus on Farmers, Healthy Food for All, Pillar of the Community and Champion for the Environment.
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.