Tag - Leisure Travelers

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...

Tourism Talk Live and Dueling Dinosaurs

Friday, April 19, 2024, 12pm by visitRaleigh

2024 has been off to a hot start. With world-class meetings and conventions, festivals and sports events bringing more and more visitors to Raleigh and Wake County, we're excited to see what the summer has in store for us. As GRCVB prepares to wrap up its fiscal year in June, we hope...

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...
Even in 2019, GRCVB was touting Wake County's booming beer scene thanks, in part, to passage of the Craft Beer Distribution and Modernization Act. A pandemic, a recovery and a few years later, the craft beer scene is as strong as ever and still a vital part of visitation to Raleigh, N.C. To...
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...

2024 Visitors Guide Is Out Now!

Friday, January 26, 2024, 12pm by visitRaleigh

Right on time for visitors to start planning their trips this year, the 2024 Official Visitors Guide to Raleigh, Cary and Wake County is hot off the presses and ready to promote area hospitality partners and inspire visitors! The Official Visitors Guide to Raleigh, Cary and Wake County is...
Just as Raleigh and Wake County continue to grow, GRCVB is growing within its ranks. Last week we welcomed Abigail Bekele to the Bureau as our social media coordinator. She will be working alongside assistant director of marketing and communications Michael Robson to execute new and exciting social
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