Statistic: 
$7.8B
Caption: 
visitor spending
Statistic: 
147K
Caption: 
travel & tourism jobs
Statistic: 
$383
Caption: 
tax savings per resident

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The accreditation program is widely considered the gold standard for facilities CHARLOTTE, N.C. (September 25, 2020) – The Charlotte Regional Visitors Authority (CRVA) announced today that the Charlotte Convention Center has received the Global Biorisk Advisory Council® (GBAC) STAR™ Facility...
Charlotte region sees tenth year of consecutive growth, with an 82% increase since 2009 CHARLOTTE, N.C. (Sept. 24, 2020) – In a tenth consecutive year of growth, visitor spending in both the Charlotte region and Mecklenburg County hit record highs in 2019, once again surpassing all other...
The award recognizes the NASCAR Hall of Fame's new engine augmented reality interactive exhibit CHARLOTTE, N.C. (July 22, 2020) – The NASCAR Hall of Fame and its multimedia development partner, Cortina Productions, recently won a MUSE Award from the Media & Technology Professional...
The 20-element GBAC STAR program teaches the proper protocols, correct disinfection techniques, and cleaning best practices for biohazard situations like COVID-19 CHARLOTTE, N.C. (July 23, 2020) – The Charlotte Regional Visitors Authority (CRVA) is pursuing the Global Biorisk Advisory Council...
Destination branding has long been one of the CRVA’s top priorities, which has proven to be a sound investment and contributor to visitor spending that is reinvested into the city and enhances quality of life. The evolution to the ‘Charlotte’ place brand seeks to create a sense of pride among all of the audiences our city is looking to connect with, not just visitors alone. These include residents, businesses, talent prospects and more.

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Owner
Charlotte NC Tours

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