Category - Press Releases

14 Accomplishments Underway or Completed With More To Come Raleigh, N.C. (Aug. 24, 2023) – The Greater Raleigh Convention and Visitors Bureau (Visit Raleigh) is helping to move Wake County forward as a premier tourism destination with Wake County’s Destination Strategic Plan (DSP) and...

2022 Wake County Visitation Figures Released

Thursday, August 17, 2023, 7am

Wake County Welcomed Nearly 18 Million Visitors Who Spent $3 Billion Last Year Raleigh, N.C. (Aug. 17, 2023) – A report released today by the Greater Raleigh Convention and Visitors Bureau (Visit Raleigh) revealed that Wake County welcomed 17.8 million visitors in 2022, a 12.9% increase over...
Raleigh, N.C. (Aug. 10, 2023) – Visit Raleigh has released the Wake County Tourism Industry Report for the second quarter of 2023. Key performance indicators (KPIs), hospitality tax collections and prepared food and beverage tax collections continue to rise over 2022 year-to-date (YTD)...
Experience an Incredible Cultural Hotspot With Free World-Class Museums, Soft Adventure and More Raleigh, N.C. (Aug. 7, 2023) – Free (or nearly free) experiences and attractions can anchor any trip to Raleigh, N.C. Explore what the Raleigh area has to offer without breaking the bank!...
2024 EsportsTravel Summit Heads to Raleigh Raleigh, N.C. (July 17, 2023) – Northstar Meetings Group has announced Raleigh as the upcoming host for the 2024 EsportsTravel Summit— the only event of its kind for esports tournament and event organizers. Hosted by Visit Raleigh, the Greater...

McChristian Promoted to Vice President

Wednesday, June 28, 2023, 2pm

Visit Raleigh promotes Paula McChristian, CGFM, to VP of Finance and Administration Raleigh, N.C. (June 28, 2023) – Visit Raleigh has promoted Paula McChristian, CGFM, to Vice President of Finance and Administration. In Paula’s 10 years as a Director of Finance and Human Resources she...
Raleigh, N.C. (May 30, 2023) – On the tails of a lacrosse-filled Memorial Day weekend across Raleigh and Cary, Wake County is gearing up to host an impressive couple of weeks in professional, college and high school sports. In total, these upcoming events will draw an estimated 39,210...