Virginia tourism revenues are likely to exceed $22.4 billion in 2014, a 4.1 percent increase Gov. Terry McAuliffe credits in part to the state’s rising culinary profile.
Virginia tourism officials are promoting sites that will appear in the AMC network’s new series about America’s first spy ring.
Virginia has boasted that it is “for lovers” since 1969, but the latest numbers show that lovers are flocking there in record numbers these days.
Virginia Governor Bob McDonnell is planning an economic development trip to England, Germany and Sweden this summer to help promote Virginia tourism and exports, among other things.