Registration Open for 2019 Travel & Tourism Awards Luncheon

Nominations are closed, the “jury” is out & the winners will be announced on May 8. Will YOU be there?

Tuesday, April 02, 2019

​The Virginia Beach Convention & Visitors Bureau (CVB) announces that registration is now open for the 2019 Virginia Beach Travel & Tourism Awards Luncheon.

Scheduled for Wed., May 8 at the Virginia Beach Convention Center (1000 19th St., Virginia Beach, Va. 23451) in conjunction with National Travel and Tourism Week (NTTW), the luncheon will set the stage for the annual awards ceremony where more than 30 local hospitality superstars will be recognized and hundreds will be in attendance to celebrate them. 

Nominees will be notified and invited by mail. Guests, including family, friends and coworkers, may attend for $15 by registering at Pre-registration is required. Day of event check-in begins at 11 a.m. with the program starting promptly at noon.

Established in 1983 by a congressional resolution, NTTW is dedicated to highlighting the power of travel by recognizing the millions of people nationwide who work to keep the hospitality industry going strong. In Virginia Beach, the hospitality industry employs a prosperous and diverse workforce, from corporate level to restaurant, attraction and retail staff, and supports related sectors such as construction, manufacturing, finance, and real estate, to name just a few. 

About the Virginia Beach Convention & Visitors Bureau (
Where the Atlantic Ocean and the Chesapeake Bay meet, Virginia Beach promises visitors a unique chance to "Live the Life." Nature at its finest, just-caught and just-picked local food, and toes-in-the-sand relaxation combine for a soul-satisfying experience. A world-renowned boardwalk, energetic downtown, state-of-the-art Convention Center, abundant parks and waterways, and mild weather give rise to an active lifestyle and flourishing local culture. The Virginia Beach CVB is responsible for promoting year-round leisure, business, meetings and conventions, international and sports travel to Virginia's most populous city. For media information and images, visit Follow Virginia Beach on Twitter at, Instagram at, Facebook at and Pinterest at

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