ANNOUNCEMENTS

  • APPLICATIONS for the 2018 Virginia Green Travel Star Awards are now available! Last year, 35 green tourism operators received awards in 22 different sector categories. Applications are due November 1, 2018 and the awards will be presented at 2019 annual conference being held April 24-25 at the new Madison Hotel & Conference Center in Harrisonburg.

  • NEW Virginia Green Sustainable Events Manual now available!  New manual provides practical tools, ideas, and real-life examples gleaned from grassroots work of the Virginia Green Travel Alliance.  Virginia Green program has certified 600+ events, and the VGTA has worked hands-on with 80+ certified Virginia Green festivals.

  • The 4th annual Support Virginia Green Tourism Oyster Roast will take place on Sunday, October 28, 2018 at the Civil War Visitor Center in downtown Richmond featuring Virginia oysters and Virginia Green Certified Restaurants, Wineries &Breweries.  Tickets available here.

  • The 2018 Virginia Green Travel Star Awards were presented on March 2nd at the 5th annual Virginia Green Travel Conference. The media alert lists all 35 Virginia tourism operators that received recognition.

  • SAVE-THE-DATE! The 5th Annual Virginia Green Travel Conference & Awards will be held March 1 & 2, 2018 at the Virginia Beach Convention Center! Registration will be open soon – stay tuned.

  • Virginia Green is beneficiary of a Wild Wolf Brewery Tap Take-Over in Virginia Beach! Wild Wolf will be featured at 11th Street Taphouse during the month of September and Virginia Green is the designated non-profit that will receive a portion of sales donation. Join us September 20thwhile the Virginia Green Travel staff and Board members are there from 5:30-7:30pm.

  • 84% of all waste materials diverted at Shockoe on the Halfshell! Virginia Green Travel staff and RVA Green Volunteer Network worked in partnership with EnRichmond, NOPEVA, and the Virginia Oyster Shell Recycling Program to divert more than 1800 lbs of material, including 850 lbs of oyster shells.

  • The Virginia Green Travel Star Awards Applications are now available. Applications are due by October 4th and the awards will be presented at the annual Virginia Green Travel Conference on March 1-2 in Virginia Beach.

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