UPDATE: Virginia's Blue Ridge is Now Open in Phase Three

Virginia's Blue Ridge is now open in the Phase Three stage of the Commonwealth's Forward Virginia plan. Learn more about the program and what it means for various types of businesses & experiences in the region with our Phase Three Guidelines page. Phase Three >


Press Room

Thank you for your interest and welcome to the Press Room for Visit Virginia's Blue Ridge.

Media representatives will find the latest news and news releases, browse through interesting and unique story ideas, and capture the perfect image to accompany any article.

We offer a wealth of story ideas from railroad heritage to arts and culture, exciting activities and adventures, stunning scenery, distinct cuisine and much more.

We will assist with stories about Virginia's Blue Ridge for both leisure travel and as a meetings destination.

We work closely with travel writers, regional and national press, convention trade media and local media to develop stories on the Roanoke Valley area.

Our main goal is to assist the media however necessary, and our press room provides easy access to valuable resources, images, and information.

Press Room Contact —

Taylor Spellman
Director of Public Relations

Visit Virginia's Blue Ridge (formerly Roanoke Valley Convention & Visitors Bureau)
101 Shenandoah Ave., NE
Roanoke VA  24016
(540) 342-6025 (ext. 122)

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