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NBA All-Star 2019 leaves lasting impacts on City of Charlotte  Record-breaking hotel performance and media exposure highlight early success of event    CHARLOTTE, N.C. (Feb. 21. 2019) – As the largest sporting event ever hosted in Charlotte, NBA All-Star 2019 was a...
CRVA Partners in Tourism Award Winners AnnouncedOutstanding individuals and organizations in hospitality and tourism industry recognized CHARLOTTE, N.C. (Jan. 23, 2019) – The CRVA announced the winners of the 13th Annual Partners in Tourism Awards sponsored by Carowinds...
The CRVA is guided by a 13-member board of directors who collaborate closely with CEO Tom Murray on providing leadership for the organization and advocating for the region's hospitality and tourism industry. In addition to being the governing body of the CRVA, members of the board serve on sub-...
  – Tickets Available at Starting at $15 – – NBA to Introduce New Free Fan Destination: NBA All-Star at Epicentre –   CHARLOTTE, N.C. (Dec. 12, 2018) – The NBA today announced ticket availability for its 2019 lineup of fan-favorite NBA All...
Promoting the destination as an attractive place to live, work, play and visit is a proven economic generator that pays dividends in attracting people to come here. The destination brand, 'Charlotte’s got a lot,' helps us do that and is a powerful vehicle that creates valuable awareness and drives visitor spending.

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Eliza Russell
Education Manager
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Alyssa Gorelick and Andrew Wilen
Chef Alyssa’s Kitchen

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