The Colonial Williamsburg Foundation has appointed Cliff Fleet, the former head of Philip Morris USA, as the organization’s ninth president and CEO. Fleet will start his new role on Jan. 1. Fleet, who served as president and CEO of the Henrico County-based cigarette manufacturer from 2013 to 2017, will succeed Mitchell Reiss, who led Colonial
Philip G. Emerson was with the foundation for 33 years.
Jamestown-Yorktown Foundation Executive Director Philip G. Emerson will retire at the end of December after serving in a leadership role there for 33 years, the foundation announced Monday. Emerson was named executive director in May 1991, making him the third executive director in the agency’s 62-year history. The Jamestown-Yorktown Foundation operates two living-history museums, Jamestown
Virginia’s international tourism visitation surpassed 1.1 million in 2018.
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Virginia Beach leads the commonwealth in guests and host income.
Tourism-related spending rose by 4.4% in Virginia last year, increasing to $25.8 billion.
PM Hotel Group will run Warrenton facility.
Tourism industry supported 234,000 jobs in 2018.
Hotel openings help attract large groups
Hotel openings help attract large groups.
Eastern Shore town has become a vacation destination