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Category - Tourism Industry

6/28/2016

FAIRFAX COUNTY, VA – June 27, 2016 – Destination Marketing Association International (DMAI) has selected Melissa McClure of Visit Fairfax for its renowned “30 Under 30” program. The program focuses on identifying and developing the talent of destination marketing professionals, 30 years of age and under, through increased access and exposure to industry networking and thought leadership.

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5/3/2016

Fairfax County, VA - May 3, 2016 - Since 1984, the travel industry has designated the first full week in May as National Travel & Tourism Week - a week dedicated to spreading the word on the power of travel and the benefits of tourism. Visit Fairfax - the official destination marketing organization of Fairfax County, Virginia (www.fxva.com) - continues to salute the tourism industry and the thousands of individuals who work in the hospitality community, from airline and hotel employees to restaurant, attraction and taxi workers. 

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3/4/2016

FAIRFAX COUNTY, VA - March 4, 2016 - Tourism is a proven economic driver for Fairfax County, generating $2.85 billion in spending and supporting nearly 30,000 jobs*. Given this established success and the increasing impact of tourism in the Northern Virginia region, Visit Fairfax President & CEO, Barry Biggar, was recently recognized as one of the Top 25 Extraordinary Minds in Hospitality Sales, Marketing & Revenue Optimization by the Hospitality Sales & Marketing Association International (HSMAI).

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2/18/2016

FAIRFAX COUNTY, VA - February 18, 2016 -    Visit Fairfax is proud to announce that its President & CEO, Barry Biggar, has been honored by Hospitality Sales & Marketing Association International (HSMAI) as one of the Top 25 Extraordinary Minds in Hospitality Sales, Marketing & Revenue Optimization. The honor was bestowed at HSMAI's Annual Adrian Awards Gala in New York City this past Tuesday. Visit Fairfax also received the Bronze Adrian Award in Digital Marketing for its Storytellers Video Series campaign.

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5/1/2014

Fairfax County, VA - May 1, 2014 - Since 1984, the travel industry has designated the first full week in May as National Travel & Tourism Week - a week dedicated to spreading the word on the power of travel and the benefits of tourism. This year, Visit Fairfax (www.fxva.com) not only continues to salute the tourism industry and the thousands of individuals who work in the hospitality community, but will also celebrate its 10th Anniversary as the official destination marketing organization for Fairfax County, Virginia.

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11/12/2013

  FAIRFAX, VA (November 12, 2013) - During the recent IHG Americas Investors & Leadership Conference in Las Vegas, B. F. Saul Company Hospitality Group President and Founding Visit Fairfax Board Member Mark Carrier was honored with the 2013 Kemmons Wilson Service Award. Carrier's leadership as an advocate on Capitol Hill and within the federal government for hotel owners and operators and their businesses provided significant wins for the hotel industry, and for that, he was recognized.

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