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Open up those calendars and place a hold on the date for GRCVB's Annual Meeting: Thursday, August 17, 2023 A.J. Fletcher Opera Theater at Martin Marietta Center for the Performing Arts 10-11am Networking and light breakfast: 9am It was five years ago at the 2018 GRCVB Annual Meeting that we

The 2023-2024 Business Plan

Friday, April 21, 2023, 10am by visitRaleigh

A few weeks ago in the Tourism Talk blog, we featured some of the visitor profile statistics which appear in GRCVB's 2023-2024 Business Plan. Today we're ready to release the full plan (click here) to our hospitality business partners and stakeholders. GRCVB's destination marketing...
We often use the Tourism Talk blog to introduce our audience to significant partners and stakeholders with whom we work at GRCVB. They are significant because they all have something in common—they all enrich the tourism ecosystem in Wake County. These are people you need to have in your...

Tourism U at RDU International Airport

Thursday, February 02, 2023, 10am by visitRaleigh

We published a blog post late in 2022 telling you that Tourism U, GRCVB's learning track for tourism and destination education, is back in session. Now we want you to know that the first classes of 2023 were held at RDU International Airport the last week of Jan. 2023. Thanks to RDU’s...

The 2023 Official Visitors Guide Is Available!

Thursday, January 26, 2023, 12pm by visitRaleigh

Big news! The 2023 Official Visitors Guide to Raleigh, Cary and Wake County is off the press and ready to circulate to visitors, clients, partners and stakeholders. It's especially big news this year because the last guide GRCVB published went to press in April 2020, thus (because of the...

New Year Conversation with Dennis Edwards

Thursday, January 05, 2023, 12pm by visitRaleigh

The beginning of a new year is always a good time to check in with community leaders, to ask about their plans and dreams for the next 12 months, what's on their minds, what keeps them up at night, and in our case, what do all hospitality partners and stakeholders need to know about the big...

GRCVB Wins Big in Statewide Awards

Friday, December 02, 2022, 12pm by visitRaleigh

Shortly before the Thanksgiving holiday, several members of GRCVB's Marketing & Communications team attended the North Carolina Tourism Leadership Conference in Charlotte, hosted by the N.C. Travel Industry Association (NCTIA). The event includes sessions and presentations from travel...

The Ghosts of Raleigh

Friday, October 21, 2022, 10am by visitRaleigh

A destination always brings out its best spooks and ghost stories during this week leading up to Halloween. With a haunted history like Wake County has, there are plenty of ghouls and goblins for us to talk about. That concept reminded us of a story, written by Ernest Dollar, executive director of