Tag: visit alexandria

Behind the scenes of Restaurant Week To-Go

By Missy Schrott | [email protected] Updated Aug. 31: Visit Alexandria is extending Restaurant Week an additional eight days, through Sept. 7.  Twice a year during Alexandria...

City and Visit Alexandria recognized for COVID-19 recovery programs

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] First Lady of Virginia Pamela Northam and the Virginia Tourism Corporation recognized the City of Alexandria and Visit Alexandria for...

My View | Patricia Washington: Honoring the spirit of travel

Each year, during the first week of May, we celebrate National Travel and Tourism Week, a time to reflect on the value travel holds...

Virtual series ALX at Home Live spotlights local businesses

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] Visit Alexandria kicked off a weekly Facebook Live series, ALX at Home Live, on Tuesday, according to a news release. The...

Our View: Double down on our strengths

A lot of useful and generally encouraging information was shared at Visit Alexandria’s annual meeting last week. It’s affirming to know Alexandria is considered...

Visit Alexandria details new businesses, visitor trends

By Missy Schrott | [email protected] Each year, Alexandria’s official tourism organization, Visit Alexandria, answers a loaded question in our constantly evolving city: What’s new? The new...

The Business Plan with Bill Reagan: Celebrating fall and the holiday...

While some grouse about the end of summer, many of us look forward to fall and the approaching holiday season, and feel they showcase...

Alexandria tourism spending hits record high

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] Visitor spending in Alexandria hit an all-time high, Visit Alexandria announced at its annual meeting on Monday, according to a...

Photos: Metro stations reopen on time

By Missy Schrott | [email protected] After a three-month-long shutdown of all Metro stations south of Reagan National Airport, the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority reopened...

Metro shutdown hits one-month mark

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] A month into the three-month-long summer Metro shutdown, Alexandria’s commuters, residents and business owners are feeling the effects. After the announcement...