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The economic impact of tourism in Charlotte region increased 5.6 percent in 2018 CHARLOTTE, N.C. (Sept. 5, 2019) – Visitor spending hit record highs again in Mecklenburg County and the Charlotte region in 2018, continuing to surpass all other tourism-centric destinations in the...
World Cup winner and tournament favorite Megan Rapinoe will be attending House of Soccer in Charlotte alongside Crystal Dunn and Heather O’Reilly for a two-day event on July 19 and July 20th. Charlotte, N.C. (July 16, 2019)—Relevent Sports Group (RSG) today announced that Megan Rapinoe will lead...
NBA All-Star Weekend, CIAA Men’s and Women’s Tournament and New York Life ACC Tournament benefited the community in myriad ways and garnered valuable national and international exposure for the Queen City CHARLOTTE, N.C. (July 16, 2019) –Between February 15 and March 16 this year, Charlotte hosted...
Games Will Take Place at BB&T Ballpark from May 19-May 24, 2020   CHARLOTTE, N.C. (May 30, 2019) - The Atlantic Coast Conference and the Charlotte Knights have announced that the 2020 ACC Baseball Championship will be held at BB&T Ballpark from May 19 to May 24, 2020. The...
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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Dianna Ward
Charlotte NC Tours

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