Tag - Advocacy

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...

GRCVB Staff Service Day: Oak City Cares

Friday, February 09, 2024, 12pm by visitRaleigh

Each year, GRCVB staff participate in service activities within our community, both to engage with local partner organizations and lend a hand where needed. In past years, we’ve worked with charitable organizations like The Green Chair Project, the Food Bank of Central & Eastern North...

Tourism U—Admissions Open

Friday, January 19, 2024, 12pm by visitRaleigh

It's a new year, and classes at the Raleigh area's colleges/universities are starting back up for the spring semester. What better time for GRCVB partners to get into the school mindset than by scheduling a Tourism U for you and your team! For the unversed, Tourism U is GRCVB's...
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

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...

2022 Wake County Visitation Figures Released

Thursday, August 17, 2023, 12pm by visitRaleigh

A report released last week by GRCVB revealed that Wake County welcomed 17.8 million visitors in 2022, a 12.9% increase over 2021. These nearly 18 million visitors who traveled to Wake County spent a record-breaking $3 billion in the community, a 26.1% increase over 2021. After numbers declined in