Category - Business of Hospitality

It's June, and it feels like summer is off and running, which means it is Pride Month; hospitality partners around Raleigh and Wake County can celebrate in many ways, thanks to the multitude of Pride events happening. For partners looking to actively welcome LGBTQ travelers to the area, GRCVB...
GRCVB is joining the U.S. Travel Association in celebrating National Travel and Tourism Week (NTTW), May 19-25, 2024. Established in 1983, NTTW is an annual tradition to mark the U.S. travel industry’s role in stimulating economic growth, cultivating vibrant communities, creating quality job

The Visit NC Farms App

Friday, March 15, 2024, 12pm by visitRaleigh

GRCVB often shares various opportunities for partners to reach visitors to Raleigh/Wake County. And this week we are highlighting an opportunity for our farm-related partners—the Visit NC Farms app ("Visit NC" not to be confused with our statewide tourism organization, Visit North...
Are you a CVB partner in Wake County that provides a service to meetings, conventions and events? Are you looking to get more involved in the community, meet some peers and learn how to collaborate across industries to the benefit of arriving groups? Well, do we have the event for you! GRCVB's
If you are familiar with GRCVB, you might have heard of or attended Tourism U, an advocacy program focused on tourism and destination education. If not, we would love to meet with you and your team. (Email us here if you're interested in setting up a Tourism U 100 session for your staff!) We...

Wake County's Five Meeting Districts

Friday, February 02, 2024, 12pm by visitRaleigh

Raleigh and Wake County boast hundreds of options for meeting and event planners, be it venues and hotels for the business functions themselves or restaurants and attractions for arriving groups before/after their functions. To simplify our geography as well as our many business listings for
At GRCVB we work collaboratively with many entities around Wake County to promote visitation to the area. Be it with our hotel partners, convention center colleagues or local food/beverage businesses, we also strive to showcase the passionate people who make Raleigh, N.C., a destination worth

GRCVB Staff Updates

Friday, September 22, 2023, 2pm by visitRaleigh

In a Tourism Talk blog post a few months ago called "What Do the Little Letters Mean?," we explained the credentials that GRCVB staff members have earned as part of their professional development. And because it's noteworthy, we called out this detail: Editor’​s note: By...

Insights from Q2 2023 Visitor Intelligence

Thursday, September 14, 2023, 12pm by visitRaleigh

Today we are recapping valuable insights from our second-quarter (Q2) 2023 edition of ETA Wake County: Insights from real-time visitor arrival data, an award-winning stakeholder communication from GRCVB. ETA Wake County reports are sent each quarter to the primary contacts on-file for most area

GRCVB Releases 2022-2023 Annual Report

Thursday, September 07, 2023, 12pm by visitRaleigh

GRCVB’s 2022-2023 Annual Report has been released, and the online report includes summaries from each of the Bureau’s departments (Sales, Destination Services, Marketing & Communications, Public Relations & International Tourism, Sports Marketing, Administration and Destination...