DALEVILLE, Va. (AP) — A tourism group has given a new identity to the mountainous region from the Roanoke Valley north to Highland County. The Virginia Tourism Corp. will call the eight-county area the Virginia…
VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (AP) — Virginia Beach’s tourism industry experienced a record year for lodging and restaurant sales. The city says tax receipts show lodging sales increased about 5 percent in 2014 compared with the…
WASHINGTON (AP) — Millions of visitors to museums on the National Mall may soon have to leave their selfie sticks at home. The Smithsonian’s Hirshhorn Museum this week banned selfie sticks, which are hand-held camera…
WASHINGTON – Across Virginia, there is growing interest in school calendars that would do away with the traditional model and have students attend classes throughout the year. Instead of an extended summer vacation, students would…
The Alexandria Convention and Visitors Bureau found that its \”Extraordinary Alexandria\” campaign was a success.
BRETT ZONGKER Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Tourism officials say 2013 was another record-breaking year for attractions in the nation’s capital with an increase in domestic visitors and spending. Statistics released Tuesday by the tourism…
ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Anne Arundel County tourism officials are announcing a new partnership to attract visitors and businesses to Annapolis and Anne Arundel County. The Annapolis and Anne Arundel County Conference and Visitors Bureau…
Hotels.com\’s annual rankings of vacation destinations has
Washington as the eighth-most popular spot for American travelers
in 2013, even as hotel room rates slipped a bit.
The University of Maryland is close to a deal that could bring a
300-room hotel to its East Campus.
You may rush through Union Station on your way to the Metro or to the next train, but if you stop and take a moment, you may see why Travel + Leisure recently named the station one of the most beautiful in the world.
Visitors to Ocean City are helping to tag sharks in the waters off the resort town\’s coast as part of a larger effort to track and save them.
The reigns of a national landmark in the heart of D.C. have been turned over to real estate mogul Donald Trump and his company, the Trump Organization.
JM Zell Partners Ltd. is studying plans to build a 240-room
hotel at its Carlyle Plaza development in Alexandria that could
stand to benefit from the
National Science Foundation\’s planned relocation from Ballston to
the city in 2017.
It\’s still vacation season and that means there\’s time to hit the beach before summer slips into fall.
Expedia is out with its 2013 Flip Flop Report, a survey of beach lovers all over the world.