The Town of Colonial Beach recently received a $10,000 WanderLove Recovery Grant made available to Destination Marketing Organizations (DMOs) across the Commonwealth by the Virginia Tourism Corporation (VTC).
Grants are earmarked to help fund tourism marketing recovery initiatives in areas heavily impacted by the novel coronavirus pandemic.
A beach and river town, approximately 65 miles from Washington, D.C., or Richmond, CBVA relies heavily on warm weather tourism. COVID-19 forced the cancellation of events that attract tourists, thus resulting in fewer visitors, reported receptionist/administrative assistant Maggie Lane. The WanderLove Recovery Grant will help spark tourism by promoting activities in town and the region that…[to-view-more]