Virginia is for Lovers

Virginia's tourism industry generated $26 billion in visitor spending across all communities in 2018, a 4.4% increase over 2017.  (Wilsilver77/ iStock / Getty Images Plus
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June 12, 2019 - 1:50 pm
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - Virginia's tourism industry generated $26 billion in visitor spending across all communities in 2018, a 4.4% increase over 2017. Gov. Ralph Northam announced Monday that the tourism industry also provided $1.8 billion in state and local revenue in 2018. That's an increase of 2...
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July 13, 2018 - 12:24 pm
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — For almost half a century, Virginia has used "Virginia is for Lovers" as a slogan to promote tourism in the state. So when state tourism officials noticed an online retailer using "Virginia is for Gun Lovers," they weren't pleased. The Virginia Tourism Corp. is now suing the...
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