Cumberland County, NC - In FY 2018/19, the Fayetteville Area Convention and Visitors Bureau (FACVB) secured 59 meetings, sports tournaments, reunions and group visits for future business in Cumberland County. These bookings represent more than 28,590 room nights at area hotels and a direct economic impact of more than $20.5 million. The indirect, rollover impact on our economy is $51 million.
Other FY 2018/19 results:
- Generated 167 leads for future business, conducted 42 site inspections, completed 14 sales blitzes to key regions and attended 20 trade shows.
- Processed 7,273 visitor inquiries at two local visitor centers and completed 224 group service requests.
- Coordinated Heroes Homecoming VI, which focused on honoring all veterans and everyone that helps contribute to their success. Learn more: HeroesHomecoming.com
- Issued 23 press releases, hosted 17 out-of-market media visits and generated 53 out-of-market pieces of publicity about Cumberland County tourism amenities.
To see all results for the fiscal year, navigate to our Research Library on VisitFayettevilleNC.com.
ABOUT THE FACVB
The FACVB is a private, not-for-profit organization responsible for positioning Cumberland County as a destination for conventions, sporting events and individual travel. For additional information, visit www.VisitFayettevilleNC.com or call 1-888-98-HEROES.