Tag - Taxes

GRCVB's 2024-2025 Business Plan

Friday, May 03, 2024, 1pm by visitRaleigh

For GRCVB, our fiscal year is beginning to wind down, which means that while we're finishing up business for this year through June 30, we are getting primed and ready to go for fiscal year 2024‒2025 on July 1. Area partners can get a head start on our goals for the next year with our...
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...

Tourism U—Admissions Open

Friday, January 19, 2024, 12pm by visitRaleigh

It's a new year, and classes at the Raleigh area's colleges/universities are starting back up for the spring semester. What better time for GRCVB partners to get into the school mindset than by scheduling a Tourism U for you and your team! For the unversed, Tourism U is GRCVB's...

GRCVB Releases 2022-2023 Annual Report

Thursday, September 07, 2023, 12pm by visitRaleigh

GRCVB’s 2022-2023 Annual Report has been released, and the online report includes summaries from each of the Bureau’s departments (Sales, Destination Services, Marketing & Communications, Public Relations & International Tourism, Sports Marketing, Administration and Destination...

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

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...

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...