Press Releases

Category - Industry News

  • December 6, 2013
    Holiday Tourism Marketing Forum CONTACT: Claire Mouledoux CMouledeoux@VisitAlexVA.com, 703-652-5367 Holiday Tourism Marketing Forum ACVA Presents ExtraordinaryALX Awards and Tourism Partner of the Year ALEXANDRIA, VA - On Friday, December 6, 2013, the Alexandria Convention & Visitors Association (ACVA) hosted members of the tourism community, small business owners and city officials at the annual Holiday Tourism Marketing… more
  • April 26, 2013
    Free Tours for Alexandria Residents In Recognition of National Travel & Tourism Week The Alexandria Convention & Visitors Association and its members invite City of Alexandria residents to be tourists in their own hometown with an array of free tours on Friday, May 10, 2013, in recognition of National Travel & Tourism Week. The ACVA is partnering with 10 tour companies and attractions to offer free tours and admission throughout the day on Friday, May 10, with online… more
  • October 5, 2012
    ACVA Announces New CEO Contact: Claire Mouledoux, 703-652-5367, CMouledoux@VisitAlexVA.com   Alexandria's Top Tourism Executive Hails from Greater Philadelphia Tourism Marketing Corporation     The Alexandria Convention & Visitors Association announces Patricia R. Washington as the organization's new President & CEO. Washington's start date is November 13, 2012. She is the third person to lead… more
  • September 27, 2012
    Alexandria Announces 8.1 Percent Increase in Visitor Spending CONTACT: Claire Mouledoux, CMouledoux@VisitAlexVA.com or 703-652-5367 Alexandria Announces 8.1 Percent Increase in Visitor Spending $711 Million in Visitor Spending Generated $23.1 Million in City Tax Revenue ALEXANDRIA, VA - The Alexandria Convention & Visitors Association announces visitor spending in Alexandria increased 8.1 percent in 2011 to total $711 million, generating city tax revenue… more
  • June 15, 2012
    ACVA Summer Social Celebrates Tourism and Five Years of Accomplishments For Immediate Release Contact: Claire Mouledoux CMouledoux@VisitAlexVA.com; 703-652-5367   ACVA's Summer Social Celebrates Tourism and Five Years of Accomplishments Community Bids Fond Farewell to CEO Stephanie Pace Brown Alexandria, VA - The Alexandria Convention & Visitors Association celebrated the economic impact of tourism and the accomplishments of the ACVA over the last five years… more
  • May 10, 2012
    Third Annual Alexandria Tourism Marketing Summit Media Contact: Claire Mouledoux CMouledoux@VisitAlexVA.com or 703-652-5367 ACVA's Third Annual Alexandria Tourism Marketing Summit New VisitAlexandriaVA.com Unveiled Alexandria, VA (May 10, 2012) - Today the Alexandria Convention & Visitors Association presented the third annual Alexandria Tourism Marketing Summit in celebration of National Travel and Tourism Week. The new… more
  • April 10, 2012
    aRes Travel to Provide Website Booking Engine CONTACT: Claire Mouledoux, CMouledoux@VisitAlexVA.com or 703-652-5367 ACVA Selects aRes Travel to Provide Website Booking Engine Industry Leader to Partner with ACVA on Redesigned VisitAlexandriaVA.com Alexandria, VA - The Alexandria Convention & Visitors Association (ACVA) announced it has selected industry-leader aRes Travel Inc. to provide the technology for online hotel reservations on the… more
  • March 29, 2012
    Alexandria's Top Tourism Official Accepts Position in Asheville, NC CONTACT: Claire Mouledoux, 703-652-5367, CMouledoux@VisitAlexVA.com FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 29, 2011 Alexandria's Top Tourism Official Accepts Position in Asheville, NC Alexandria, VA -- The Alexandria Convention & Visitors Association (ACVA) announces that President and CEO Stephanie Pace Brown will be leaving in June to head the Asheville Convention and Visitors Bureau in Asheville,… more
  • March 27, 2012
    Alexandria's Advertising Campaign Shows $4 to $1 Return on Investment for the City CONTACT: Claire Mouledoux, CMouledoux@VisitAlexVA.com or 703-652-5367 Alexandria's Advertising Campaign "Shop, Dine and Celebrate on America's Historic Main Streets" Shows $4 to $1 Return on Investment for the City Alexandria, VA -- The Alexandria Convention & Visitors Association reports a $4 to $1 return on investment to the City of Alexandria in tax revenue for their full page… more
  • October 3, 2011
    Alexandria Announces 6.7 Percent Increase in Visitor Spending CONTACT: Claire Mouledoux, CMouledoux@VisitAlexVA.com or 703-746-3309 Alexandria Announces 6.7 Percent Increase in Visitor Spending $657 Million in Visitor Spending Generated $22.4 Million in City Tax Revenue ALEXANDRIA, VA - The Alexandria Convention & Visitors Association announces visitor spending in Alexandria increased 6.7 percent in 2010 to total $657 million, generating city tax revenue… more