Opinion: Tourism, central to Norfolk’s economy, is poised for recovery – The Virginian-Pilot

Opinion: Tourism, central to Norfolk’s economy, is poised for recovery – The Virginian-Pilot

Tourism is a vital economic driver for Norfolk and, like many industries, it suffered devastating economic tolls at the hands of the coronavirus. That is why last summer VisitNorfolk and Visit Virginia Beach teamed up to launch “Together at Last,” a trailblazing cooperative marketing initiative that marketed us as one can’t-miss destination. Together, our hotels generated more than 7,500 bookings with revenue exceeding $6 million.