Visitors Coming to the Area Based on Advice in Articles
Regional Voices to be Heard on the West Coast
Photo – Mayor David Bowers welcomes journalists to the region.
The Roanoke Valley Convention & Visitors Bureau has successfully hosted 4 media tours with the help of our regional tourism partners within the past year. To date, the media coverage from these tours has resulted in a total circulation of nearly 25 million and an advertising equivalency of $581,348.44 for our area. According to Lynn Hunt, owner of the King George Inn Bed & Breakfast, she has had at least two bookings from visitors as a direct result of an article written in the March 2011 issue of Southern Neighbor, a magazine based in
Last month, Tom Wilmer, a journalist from the most recent media tour finished producing a radio segment for his travel series. Wilmer is the producer and host of Audiolog the Travel Show which serves southern