Category - Press Releases

A budget-friendly getaway destination with standout attractions Raleigh, N.C. (June 1, 2022) – Often dubbed the "Smithsonian of the South" thanks to an abundance of free museums, historic attractions and educational institutions, Raleigh, N.C., has long been known as a...
Wake County’s hospitality and tourism sectors kick off the year with a strong first quarter Raleigh, N.C. (May 19, 2022) – Visit Raleigh has released the Wake County Tourism Industry Report for the first quarter of 2022. All key performance indicators and tax collections for the...
Raleigh, N.C. (March 17, 2022) – Looking to “retreat” yourself in the coming months? Need a weekend getaway with a loved one? In the Raleigh area, Southern charm meets your sweet escape (and relaxing days at the spa and outdoor adventures await!) Rich history, Southern and...

Wake County 2021 Tourism Industry Report

Tuesday, March 15, 2022, 12pm

Prepared food and beverage tax collections reached an all-time high in Wake County; all other KPIs continued upward trend with the area’s ongoing recovery Raleigh, N.C. (March 15, 2022) – Visit Raleigh has released the year-end 2021 Wake County Tourism Industry Report. Key performance...

New Year, New Happenings in Raleigh

Thursday, January 13, 2022, 4pm

ICYMI: Cliff notes on 2021 before we get to 2022… Lots of Raleigh firsts: Young Hearts Distilling — Downtown’s first distillery from the masterminds behind Trophy Brewing Co., featuring Master Distiller Mena Killough. Offering a line of local botanical-forward spirits and...

2021 Third Quarter Wake County Tourism Industry Report

Wednesday, November 17, 2021, 6am

Massive increase YTD in hotel occupancy tax collections and all hospitality KPIs now trending upward Raleigh, N.C. (November 17, 2021) – Visit Raleigh has released the Wake County Tourism Industry Report for the third quarter of 2021. Key performance indicators and hotel occupancy tax...