Tag - Economic Impact

Global Meetings Industry Day

Friday, April 05, 2024, 12pm by visitRaleigh

GRCVB is joining the U.S. Travel Association in celebrating Global Meetings Industry Day (GMID) this Thurs., April 11. GMID is an international advocacy day recognizing the value of meetings of all kinds. From trade shows to business meetings to conferences and conventions, these meetings can boost
Last week GRCVB released its calendar year-end Wake County Tourism Industry Report, highlighting key performance indicators and hospitality tax collections that continued their upward trajectory throughout 2023. In case you missed it, we're republishing the great news here on the Tourism Talk
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...

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...
In case you missed it, we want to make sure our partners and stakeholders heard this news from last week... Sports Destination Management , the leading publication with the largest circulation of sports event planners and tournament directors in the sports tourism market, has announced the 2023

Top Three Sports Moments from the GRSA Era

Thursday, October 19, 2023, 5pm by D. Scott Dupree

My first instinct was to compile a list of my top 25 sports moments during the GRSA era. The Greater Raleigh Sports Alliance, of course, is celebrating its 25th anniversary this year. In that quarter of a century a lot, and I mean an uppercase, boldfaced and underlined A LOT , of amazing events have
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...