Tag - Research and Measurement

Fall Tourism Talk Live!

Thursday, November 10, 2022, 12pm by Andrew H. Baker, CGSP®

It's finally beginning to feel like fall in Raleigh and Wake County. The leaves are changing, the temperature is starting to cool, and we're looking ahead to the holidays and new year. What better time to meet with friends and colleagues to network and share destination marketing updates...
During the 2022 GRCVB Annual Meeting in August, president and CEO Dennis Edwards mentioned that the Bureau is participating in a comprehensive project to bring stability back to our hospitality workforce after the pandemic. "The City and County recently appropriated $1.25 million to Capital...

Back to School—Tourism U

Friday, September 16, 2022, 12pm by visitRaleigh

Since everyone else is heading back to school, we figured it was time for us, too, so we are bringing back live and in-person Tourism U classes, GRCVB's award-winning learning track for tourism and destination education. We launched Tourism U 100 Level in 2019 and tested several in-person...
A report released Aug. 18 by GRCVB revealed that Wake County welcomed 15.8 million visitors in 2021, a 23% increase over 2020. These nearly 16 million visitors who traveled to Wake County spent $2.3 billion in our community, a 40% increase over 2020. After numbers declined in 2020, both visitation
GRCVB hosted its 35th Annual Meeting on Thurs., Aug. 18, 2022, at A.J. Fletcher Opera Theater at Duke Energy Center for the Performing Arts. Here’s a summary of the meeting... GRCVB Board of Directors chair Mark Zimmerman reported top-line 2021 and 2022 tourism numbers. At the close of the...

The Official Visitors Guide is Back!

Friday, July 15, 2022, 8am by visitRaleigh

Here’s something we haven’t been able to say for a while—the Official Visitors Guide to Raleigh, Cary and Wake County is back! The guide is in the early stages of production with a targeted publication date of Feb. 2023. The last time we announced a new Official Visitors Guide...
Featuring: Adam Sa cks is president of Tourism Economics, an Oxford Economics company dedicated to analytically-based consulting to the tourism sector. For more than two decades, Adam has worked with destinations, industry associations and companies around the world in the areas of opportunity and