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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...
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...

Wake County's Five Meeting Districts

Friday, February 02, 2024, 12pm by visitRaleigh

Raleigh and Wake County boast hundreds of options for meeting and event planners, be it venues and hotels for the business functions themselves or restaurants and attractions for arriving groups before/after their functions. To simplify our geography as well as our many business listings for

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
By November it's finally feeling like fall, and we're excited to get together with our partners for this quarter's Tourism Talk Live! For new partners who don't know, Tourism Talk Live is GRCVB's quarterly marketing update meeting, where we share initiatives we have worked...

2022 Wake County Visitation Figures Released

Thursday, August 17, 2023, 12pm by visitRaleigh

A report released last week by GRCVB revealed that Wake County welcomed 17.8 million visitors in 2022, a 12.9% increase over 2021. These nearly 18 million visitors who traveled to Wake County spent a record-breaking $3 billion in the community, a 26.1% increase over 2021. After numbers declined in