Tag - Transportation

Destination News: Fall 2019

Friday, November 01, 2019, 11am by Visit Raleigh

RDU ranked a top-five large airport in J.D. Power Satisfaction Study RDU International Airport's record-setting growth continues to attract accolades, earning it the rank of fifth in customer satisfaction among large airports across the country. This is a huge step for RDU, which was ranked...

Destination News: Summer 2019

Wednesday, August 14, 2019, 2pm by Visit Raleigh

Downtown Raleigh's Moore Square: Now open! Moore Square, the four-acre park in the heart of downtown Raleigh, is back with a brand-new look after an extensive renovation that started in late 2017. The new park features a restaurant, a splash pad for children, two open lawn areas with a total

Destination News: Spring/Summer 2019

Tuesday, June 11, 2019, 8am by Visit Raleigh

Raleigh's Ashley Christensen named America's best chef Chef Ashley Christensen—known to many as the face of Raleigh's booming scene since opening Poole's Diner in 2007—was awarded the title of Outstanding Chef by the James Beard Foundation on Mon., May 6. The award...

Destination News: Spring 2019

Thursday, April 11, 2019, 11am by Visit Raleigh

Forbes Travel Guide and AAA recognition for Raleigh, N.C., area hospitality stars Big news for fans of first-class experiences! No stranger to major accolades, The Umstead Hotel and Spa—tucked away among Cary’s natural beauty and spacious woodlands—has been named as a Five-Star...

Destination News: Winter 2018-2019

Tuesday, January 08, 2019, 3pm by Visit Raleigh

Updated Feb. 20, 2019 RDU International Airport adds four new non-stop destinations A new year brings new opportunities for travel to Raleigh, N.C.! Frontier Airlines will launch service from eight new cities to RDU International Airport beginning in April and May of this year. The new flights will

Destination News: Summer 2018

Friday, July 27, 2018, 10am by Visit Raleigh

Train service begins at Raleigh Union Station Raleigh Union Station, the transit hub in downtown Raleigh's Warehouse District, officially began passenger service on July 10. The $80-million project serves as the new Amtrak passenger station, serving more than 160,000 passengers per year...

Destination News: Spring 2018

Wednesday, May 02, 2018, 1pm by Visit Raleigh

New Hotels Set to Come On Board Tourism is on the rise in the Raleigh, N.C., area—literally! More than 500 hotel rooms are currently under construction across the area, made up of everything from an eight-room boutique hotel to larger extended stay properties. In downtown Raleigh, Revisn...

Destination News: February/March 2018

Wednesday, February 14, 2018, 1pm by Visit Raleigh

RDU International Airport Announces Five New Nonstop Destinations Frontier Airlines unveiled plans for a major new expansion at RDU International Airport, and Allegiant Air added a new flight of their own to bring the total nonstop destinations served by RDU to 54. Low-cost carrier Frontier

Destination News: Fall 2017

Friday, October 06, 2017, 7am by Visit Raleigh

New Official Meeting Planners Guide Need all of the most up-to-date information about holding a meeting in Raleigh, N.C., in one convenient spot? The Greater Raleigh Convention and Visitors Bureau (GRCVB) has just released a new Official Meeting Planners Guide to Raleigh, Cary and Wake County,

Destination News: Spring 2017

Thursday, May 04, 2017, 8am by Visit Raleigh

Updated June 2017 AC Hotel Raleigh North Hills Now Open The AC Hotel Raleigh North Hills—the first AC Hotel in N.C.—is officially open. The 135-room, select-service property is surrounded by terrific shopping and dining in the North Hills area in Midtown Raleigh. The hotel features the...