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Virginia General Assembly “Day on the Hill”

Join VRLTA and your industry peers for the annual VRLTA Legislative Meeting, the Taste of VRLTA Legislative Reception, and Day on the Hill. On January 29, VRLTA members will meet at the Delta Hotel to hear about the Association’s legislative priorities and advocacy efforts. There will …

Coastal Virginia Hospitality Expo

Coastal Virginia Hospitality Expo

Coastal Virginia Hospitality Expo bring together vendors, industry experts and the hospitality community in an exchange of products, services and ideas to make your business more successful.

DATE/TIME: FEBRUARY 5, 2020 from 3-7pm.
PLACE: Holiday Inn
5655 Greenwich Road Virginia Beach, VA 23462

Go to www.covavendorexpo.com for a listing of vendors …

get certified virginia green

Why Go Virginia Green?

Virginia Green helps tourism businesses make voluntary commitments to be good environmental stewards while also helping them grow their business. Green-minded consumers are encouraged to support these Virginia businesses that are official “Virginia Green” participants.

Support green practices in Virginia’s tourism industry all year long by learning more about the …

Legislative Corner

Legislative Corner
Join us to discuss issues of importance when the Virginia Beach Hospitality PAC travels to Richmond on Tuesday, January 7, 2020 to meet with state delegates and senators. 2020 is sure to be a year of change and the Virginia Beach Hospitality PAC, the Virginia Restaurant, Lodging & Travel Association (VRLTA) …

virginia beach sports center

Virginia Beach Sports Center
In November of 2020 the Virginia Beach Sports Center will open and usher in over 43,000 athletes in the first year!! Our region is thrilled to host the teams and families in the coming years and expand an already impressive sports program in Virginia Beach. Virginia Beach Convention and …

operation jingle

Operation Jingle
Thank you very much to the fifteen member hotels that participated in Operation Jingle. This wonderful program affords military personnel to have their families visit from afar and stay at local hotels from December 23rd to 26th. Everyone who wanted a room received a room,and they were able to spend the …

Smith Travel Research

Smith Travel Research–November 2019
According to Smith Travel Research data,provided by the Virginia Beach Convention and Visitors Bureau(CVB), Virginia Beach November occupancy was up 10.6% to 52.6%. This isthe highest November occupancy since 2003 and the highest November occupancy of the compset that includes Myrtle Beach, Ocean City, Coastal Carolina and …