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Fairfax County, VA - May 12, 2011 - 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 ( salutes the thousands of individuals in Fairfax County that work in our industry - from airline and hotel employees to restaurant, attraction and taxi workers - who raise the quality of life in our area for visitors and residents alike.



Fairfax County, VA - June 22, 2010 - Visit Fairfax (, in collaboration with the Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority, is expanding its successful, free Ambassador Training Program to train taxicab drivers who operate under the Washington Flyer Taxi system about how to effectively promote the sites, attractions and activities in Fairfax County to enhance the overall visitor experience in the National Capital Region.



THE FAIRFAX COUNTY TRAVEL & TOURISM INDUSTRY IS HIRING! Visit Fairfax and Industry Partners Host Job Fair on May 10th from 10 am to Noon Board of Supervisors Vice Chairwoman Gross to Open Event with Brief Remarks. Fairfax County, VA - April 20, 2010 - According to the U.S. Travel Association, 1 out of every 9 jobs in the U.S. depends on travel and tourism. Even amid ongoing reports of high unemployment rates across the country, the tourism and hospitality community continues to thrive and prosper with new jobs and exciting career opportunities.



Fairfax County, VA - August 3, 2009 - Team Fairfax, a local organization of representatives from Fairfax County's police, fire and sheriff departments, Fairfax County, Visit Fairfax, the Greater Washington Sports Alliance and others, including strong support from the Virginia Tourism Corporation and the Commonwealth of Virginia, are proud to announce the selection of Fairfax County and the greater National Capital region as the host location for the 2015 World Police and Fire Games (WPFG). The proposed dates for the Games are June 26 - July 5, 2015.



Fairfax County, VA - Junes 5, 2009 - Dorothy Gale was right - "There's no place like Home," and Visit Fairfax encourages locals to explore their own backyard this summer. The group invites residents to stop by their booth (#318) in the upper main street section at Celebrate Fairfax this weekend at the Fairfax Government Center to find out more about what's happening this summer in Fairfax County.



Herndon, VA - May 7, 2009 - Visit Fairfax, the Official Tourism Organization for Fairfax County, Virginia (, has chosen White+Partners as its new agency of record. The DC area's largest independent communications agency will handle all advertising, brand marketing and public relations for the convention and visitors bureau through July 2012.



Barry Biggar officially assumes new role Monday, August 4th Fairfax County, VA - Today, Visit Fairfax welcomes their new CEO, Barry Biggar. Biggar comes to Visit Fairfax, the county's official