Saturday, September 23, 2023

Local hotel association outlines plan to boost revenue

The Virginia Beach Hotel Association is prioritizing its efforts to increase room nights and sales this year. The association hopes to increase revenue in the following ways:

  • Supporting the Virginia Beach Arena project.
  • Partnering with the city and the Virginia Beach Convention & Visitors Bureau (CVB) to pursue sports venues throughout the city.vbha1
  • Working with tourism and hotel stakeholders and the CVB to increase marketing efforts and funding for promoting the city as a destination.
  • Maintaining close partnerships with local and state legislators to educate and communicate current hospitality industry topics including reducing traffic congestion in the city.
  • Supporting the city’s investment in beach events, mostly free entertainment events hosted by Beach Street USA.
  • Forming a city task force dedicated to reviewing employee transportation, parking and safety at the Oceanfront.
  • Fostering new employees and retaining currents workers in the hotel industry.
  • Supporting sustainability and social responsibility campaigns in the community.
  • Educating association members about current hospitality issues and best practices for networking and training opportunities.

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