Author:Erika Guess

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2021 Tourism Rebound in Coastal Virginia

The Vacation Channel is committed to helping our tourism partners in Coastal Virginia. The vaccine rollout and declining COVID cases leave us optimistic for the upcoming tourism season! Data from the latest STR report from Virginia Tourism Corporation shows that occupancy rates throughout Virginia in...




The Vacation Channel on Roku

Streaming Roku Channels

The Vacation Channel and Frequency Creative are now building custom streaming channels for clients who want to expand their reach for video content. Reach customers in their homes with streaming media on Roku and Amazon Fire TV. As we build on these platforms, we also...




7 Great Ideas for Gift Giving in Hampton Roads

When it comes time for gift-giving, we like to start locally. Small businesses throughout Hampton Roads are the perfect place to find unique gifts for everyone on your list, usually with a little Coastal Virginia flair! Check out these ideas, and happy shopping! Hilton Village in...




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Military Attractions in Hampton Roads

Coastal Virginia has a rich military history, going as far back as the Revolutionary War, which means there are several local attractions that both residents and tourists will enjoy! Learn about various branches of the military, and why Hampton Roads has historically been a key...




Virginia Living Museum Virtual Learning

Virtual Virginia Educational Resources

Running out of resources for Virtual Learning? We have compiled resources from some of your favorite Coastal Virginia Museums.  Some of these are posting new content each week, so be sure to check back and you might even catch special live videos!  Museums/Attractions Virginia Living Museum Tune in on...







Beneficial Breweries

Breweries in Coastal Virginia are working for social causes! Check out how these local breweries have made an impact in the community, and let us know if there’s a brewery we need to add to our list! Black is Beautiful This is a collaborative beer project spearheaded...




Customer Service is Key

Customer Service During COVID-19 CVBs and DMOs always remind us of the importance of customer service, because you’re an ambassador for your destination. As the Commonwealth of Virginia embarked on the first phase of reopening, it’s important to revisit your business’s customer service policies. Amid COVID-19,...