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Shannon Deaton Earns TMP Certification from Southeast Tourism Society

Fayetteville, NC  - Tourism Sales Manager Shannon Deaton has earned her “Travel Marketing Professional” (TMP) after completing a three-year program of the Southeast Tourism Society (STS) Marketing College.   

Shannon was one of 37 new TMPs recognized at the STS spring meeting in Charlotte, N.C.  STS Marketing College started in 1992 and, to date, 879 people have earned their TMP certification.  The STS Marketing College is a professional development program that, for one week each summer, turns the facilities of North Georgia College and State University in Dahlonega, Ga., into a laboratory to teach tourism marketing.

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Local Restaurants and Pubs Among the Best in North Carolina

Fayetteville, NC  -Cumberland County restaurants and pubs are  receiving  recognition for the quality and diversity of their food and the  experience at their establishment.  

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CVB Books 46 Groups First Half FY 14/15

Charged with positioning Cumberland County as a destination for conventions, sporting events and individual travel, and funded by taxes paid by overnight visitors, the Fayetteville Area Convention & Visitors Bureau (FACVB)  charts the following milestones during the first half of FY 2014/15:

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Fayetteville Offers A Special Experience Fall 2016

Greater Fayetteville, NC   -  Inspired by nature and built from nearly half-a-million LEGO pieces,  Nature Connects LEGO® Brick Sculptures will be installed at the Cape Fear Botanical Garden from September 2016 through January 2017.   Larger-than-life sculptures such as a tiger swallowtail butterfly, an 8 foot hummingbird and a 7 foot rose will be installed in related areas of the Garden.

“Pairing this exceptional display of LEGO brick sculptures with the beauty of the Cape Fear Botanical Garden creates a one-of-a-kind experience for groups,” says John Meroski, Fayetteville Area Convention & Visitors Bureau (FACVB) President and CEO.  “Whether an overnight stop on the way to Florida’s attractions or part ofa full greater Fayetteville itinerary, plan for a visit in fall 2016.

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Fayetteville Honors Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

Fayetteville, NC  - Martin Luther King, Jr. was many things in his lifetime: a clergyman; an activist and a Nobel Peace Prize winner. He was also a prominent Civil Rights leader. We all know who he is, as it’s no wonder that he is a national icon in the United States. Every year on the third Monday of January, we recognize this the advancements that he helped achieve for our country.

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