News Center Stay up-to-date on the latest news from the City of Virginia Beach. SearchSearch by Date RangeStart End View News by Category All NewsAgricultureAquarium and MuseumsBudget & Management ServicesCity AttorneyCity AuditorCity ClerkCity ManagerCity TreasurerCommissioner of the RevenueCommonwealth's AttorneyCommunications OfficeConvention and Visitors BureauCourtsCultural AffairsEconomic DevelopmentEmergency Communications & Citizen ServicesEmergency Medical ServicesFinanceFireHousing & Neighborhood PreservationHuman Resources (City)Human ServicesInformation TechnologyParks & RecreationPlanningPolicePublic HealthPublic LibrariesPublic UtilitiesPublic WorksReal Estate AssessorStrategic Growth AreaVolunteer ResourcesVoter Registration & ElectionsCurrent Category Convention and Visitors Bureau Page Content Registration Now Open for 2017 Travel & Tourism Awards LuncheonWednesday, March 29, 2017Tourism is big business. In Virginia Beach, the economic impact of tourism is undeniable: $1.4 billion in direct travel-related expenditures, $122 million in state and local tax revenue, and $256 million in salaries¹. Those salaries are earned by a workforce of dedicated … Virginia Beach Convention Center Earns Virginia Green Travel Star AwardWednesday, February 15, 2017The Virginia Beach Convention Center will be recognized as Green Convention Center of the Year later this week at the 4th annual Virginia Green Travel Conference and Travel Star Awards luncheon at University of Virginia's Darden School Conference Center. First Lady of Virgin … Virginia Beach CVB Opens Nominations for 2017 Travel & Tourism AwardsTuesday, February 07, 2017This year's National Travel and Tourism Week (May 7 – 13) will feature "Faces of Travel" and shine a spotlight on the power of travel by recognizing the millions of people nationwide who keep the hospitality industry strong. To join in this national celebrati … Virginia Beach Ranked Among Nation’s Top 20 Cities for ConferencesThursday, December 15, 2016Data recently released by SmartAsset™ lists Virginia Beach among the nation's Top 20 Meetings Cities. Virginia Beach is joined by Orlando and Tampa as the only East Coast beach destinations to make the 2016 list. This designation follows the recent announcement that the Vir … Contact InformationCommunications Office(757) firstname.lastname@example.org(757) 427-5978 VB311(757) 385-3111VB311@vbgov.comVB311 Site More News Releases Can't find what you are looking for? View a complete list of Virginia Beach news releases.