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8/1/2019

The Visit Fairfax team has been hard at work selling and promoting Fairfax County to potential clients, groups, and media. The team is always happy to share updates from tradeshows, appointments, and

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8/1/2018

The Visit Fairfax team has been hard at work selling and promoting Fairfax County to potential clients, groups, and media.  The team is always happy to share updates from tradeshows, appointments, and events.  Read on for an updated list of recent activities and what will be happening over the next few months. You may find that this information can benefit your business. 

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8/1/2018

Visit Fairfax recently hosted a familiarization tour for German tour operators from DERTOUR and Meiers Weltreisen, two of Germany’s largest operators for North America. The tour was an ideal way to showcase the destination to the German market, given the companies’ large customer base in the fly/drive market.

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8/1/2018

Visit Fairfax was on hand with the Fairfax County Park Authority when Washington Nationals outfielder and Home Run Derby winner Bryce Harper stopped by Herndon’s Fred Crabtree Park during last month’s All-Star Week. The newly-dedicated Bryce Harper All-Star Complex will serve as a beacon for youth baseball players in Northern Virginia.

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8/1/2017

A ribbon-cutting ceremony for Chessie’s Carousel was held at the Lee District Family Recreation Area on Saturday, July 8, 2017 to mark the opening of Chessie’s Carousel. Modeled after the popular Clemyjontri Park carousel in McLean, this new addition to Lee District Park allows riders who use wheelchairs to transfer to a bench and move vertically, rather than riding in a fixed position. 

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8/1/2017

The Visit Fairfax team has been hard at work selling and promoting Fairfax County to potential clients, groups, and media.  The team is always happy to share updates from tradeshows, appointments, and events.  Read on for an updated list of recent activities and what's been happening over the next few months. You may find that this information can benefit your business. 

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8/1/2017

More than 6,400 attendees from 70 countries, including over 1,300 international and domestic travel buyers and record 530 journalists from the U.S. and abroad, attended the U.S. Travel Association’s 49th annual IPW. The event, which is the single largest generator of international travel to the U.S., convened in Washington, D.C. for the first time in its history. Read more about the success of IPW.

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8/1/2017

2017 marks the U.S.-India Travel and Tourism Partnership Year.  This market is currently one of the fastest growing inbound markets as the U.S. Department of Commerce National Travel and Tourism Office has forecasted a 72 percent increase in arrivals from 2015 through 2021. With Washington Dulles International Airport’s new direct flight to New Delhi on Air India, and the “rich experiences” that the average Indian outbound traveler looks for, now is the time to act within this emerging market.  Read more about the inaugural direct Air India flight from Dulles to New Delhi. 

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