Posts Tagged Tourism
A new tourism ad featuring Governor Glenn Youngkin is raising questions
Posted by Nick Gilmore in Virginia's News on October 5, 2022
The Virginia Tourism Corporation has a new ad campaign featuring Governor Glenn Youngkin. Michael Pope tells us the ad agency doing the spots helped the governor get elected last year.
New tourism grants seek to keep Virginians in state for their vacations
Posted by Nick Gilmore in Virginia's News on July 26, 2022
Communities across Virginia are about to launch new tourism initiatives. As Michael Pope reports, they’ll be encouraging people to drive to destinations in Virginia rather than flying out of state for vacations.
Book explores memories of Appalachians forced to leave their land to build National Parks, dams and roads
Posted by Nick Gilmore in Virginia's News on July 25, 2022
Imagine being told the government needed your land and you had a few weeks or months to move. This happened to thousands of people, to make room for national parks, and hydroelectric dams. Roxy Todd spoke with the editor of a new book, called “Lost in Transition,” about those who were forced to leave home.