Category - Press Releases

2022 Third Quarter Wake County Tourism Industry Report

Wednesday, November 16, 2022, 8am

Hotel occupancy tax collections and rooms sold lead KPI growth over last year Raleigh, N.C. (November 16, 2022) – Visit Raleigh has released the Wake County Tourism Industry Report for the third quarter of 2022. A strong recovery in the visitor economy has resulted in all key performance...
Carolina Hurricanes will face division rivals Washington Capitals in outdoor hockey game at Carter-Finley Stadium Raleigh, N.C. (November 15, 2022) – The 2023 Navy Federal Credit Union NHL Stadium Series ™ takes the ice on Saturday, Feb. 18, 2023 in Raleigh, N.C., featuring the dynamic...
Cedar Rapids, Iowa (Oct. 5, 2022) — Meetings Today announced the winners of its annual Best Of Awards, given to the top meeting facilities and destination marketing organizations (DMOs) in North America, as well as awards for the top global DMOs. The Greater Raleigh Convention and Visitors...

Update for IBMA Bluegrass Live! powered by PNC

Tuesday, September 27, 2022, 3pm

Raleigh, N.C. (September 27, 2022) - All music and activities for IBMA Bluegrass Live! powered by PNC will be held indoors this weekend. On Friday, September 30 and Saturday, October 1: All previously scheduled performances at the five free Street Stages are moving to the Raleigh Convention Center...
Record hospitality tax collections and all tourism KPIs continue rising Raleigh, N.C. (August 24, 2022) – Visit Raleigh has released the Wake County Tourism Industry Report for the second quarter of 2022. Key performance indicators and tax collections for the hospitality industry in Wake...

2021 Wake County Visitation Figures Released

Thursday, August 18, 2022, 7am

Wake County rebounds by welcoming nearly 16 million visitors who spent $2.3 billion and generated $243 million in state and local tax revenues in 2021 Raleigh, N.C. (August 18, 2022) – A report released today by the Greater Raleigh Convention and Visitors Bureau (Visit Raleigh) revealed that...
RDU International Airport now boasts six direct flights, highest in airport history Raleigh, N.C. (August 12, 2022) – Raleigh, N.C., is more easily accessible for global visitors now with six direct international flights. The August 1 st return of Delta’s Paris (Charles de Gaulle) to...
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...