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GRCVB staff members are often called on to bring insights and expertise about destination management and marketing to media and to other tourism industry peers. Last week, executive vice president Loren J. Gold was interviewed by David Peacock about "Stakeholder Collaboration and the...

Tourism U Never More Relevant

Friday, June 12, 2020, 3pm by Karen DeSollar

At last year's Annual Meeting in Aug. 2019, we announced that GRCVB would establish a series of tourism educational offerings called "Tourism U" for our partners and other interested stakeholders. Tourism U was designed to explain the cycle of tourism, specific to Wake County, as well...
We already know that, as we move into COVID-19 tourism recovery countywide, it will be a while before we will have visitors arriving in large numbers by plane. However, leadership at RDU International Airport has taken steps to ensure the safety of all air travelers and announced guidelines already

Ensuring Tourism’s Return, in PIXL

Monday, June 01, 2020, 11am by Andrew H. Baker

Long before N.C. began to see an easing of COVID-19 restrictions, hospitality partners throughout Raleigh and Wake County responded to preserve their business/customer relationships in numerous ways and have remained vigilant, ensuring the future of area tourism in 2020 and beyond. Before the
Leaders in the hospitality sector and local community have been hosting weekly conference calls with updates related to the COVID-19 crisis. Here is a summary of the call from Thurs., May 21, 2020 (or if you prefer to listen to the full recording, please find it here)... Dennis Edwards, GRCVB
Leaders in the hospitality sector and local community are hosting weekly conference calls with updates related to the COVID-19 crisis. Here is a summary of the call from Thurs., May 14, 2020 (or if you prefer to listen to the full recording, please find it here)... Dennis Edwards, GRCVB president

Coronavirus Briefing from May 7, 2020

Friday, May 08, 2020, 11am by visitRaleigh

Leaders in the hospitality sector and local community are hosting weekly conference calls with updates related to the COVID-19 crisis. Here is a summary of the call from Thurs., May 7, 2020 (or if you prefer to listen to the full recording, please find it here)... Dennis Edwards, GRCVB president
Leaders in the hospitality sector and local community are hosting weekly conference calls with updates related to the COVID-19 crisis. Here is a summary of the call from Thurs., April 30, 2020 (or if you prefer to listen to the full recording, please find it here)... Dennis Edwards, GRCVB president
Leaders in the hospitality sector and local community are hosting weekly conference calls with updates related to the COVID-19 crisis. Here is a summary of the call from Thurs., April 23, 2020 (or if you prefer to listen to the full recording, please find it here)... Dennis Edwards, GRCVB president

Meet GRCVB's Newest Team Members

Friday, March 06, 2020, 3pm by visitRaleigh

We don't know if you have noticed, but there's not a lot of employee turnover at GRCVB. It has been awhile since we added it up, but we must have hundreds of years of collective experience at the Bureau. There are about 20 members of our staff who have been here at least 10 years and some...