Historic Triangle’s past holds keys to future
Williamsburg, Jamestown and Yorktown are all significant parts of the nation’s foundation, and historic tourism drove the region’s economy during the 20th century. But Colonial Williamsburg hasn’t been enough to
Williamsburg, York, James City combine forces
“Cooperation” is a word Jim Noel uses a lot these days when speaking about the Greater Williamsburg region, which encompasses the city of Williamsburg and York and James City counties.
Colonial Williamsburg Foundation hires educational travel and conferences director
J. Thomas Savage starts new post July 12
The Colonial Williamsburg Foundation announced Friday that J. Thomas Savage will become its director of educational travel and conferences, effective July 12. Currently, Savage serves as director of external affairs
Carly Fiorina elected chair of Colonial Williamsburg Foundation board
Former Hewlett-Packard CEO and GOP presidential candidate will head board of trustees
Former GOP presidential candidate Carly Fiorina has been selected as chair of the Colonial Williamsburg Foundation’s board of trustees. The former chairman and CEO of Hewlett-Packard, Fiorina was the first
Governor’s Inn in Williamsburg sells for $3.05M
Built in 1964, hotel closed permanently in 2019
The Governor’s Inn, a former 200-room hotel in Colonial Williamsburg, sold for $3.05 million, Cushman & Wakefield | Thalhimer announced last week. Charlottesville-based real estate investment company Castle Development Partners
Colonial Williamsburg names chief development officer
Earl T. Granger III will start Aug. 2
William & Mary’s associate vice president for development has been named chief development officer at the Colonial Williamsburg Foundation. Earl T. Granger III will start his new position Aug. 2,
Colonial Williamsburg to reopen on limited basis June 14
Some of its historic sites will open at limited capacities June 14
The Colonial Williamsburg Foundation announced Friday that it will open for limited public programming at some of its historic sites on June 14 while the state moves into Phase 2
Colonial Williamsburg extends closures through May, plans additional furloughs
Williamsburg Lodge employees will be furloughed after it closes May 1.
Colonial Williamsburg Foundation is extending its closures through May 31 and is furloughing additional staff. The nonprofit, which owns and operates the Historic Area, museums, hotels, restaurants and other attractions,
Colonial Williamsburg closing most hotels, furloughing staff
Foundation is also offering hotel space for emergency housing and care.
In response to the growing COVID-19 pandemic, Colonial Williamsburg is expanding its closures to include most of its hotels and will furlough most hospitality staff after April 11. The already-financially
Colonial Williamsburg appoints new CEO
Cliff Fleet is the former president and CEO of Philip Morris USA.
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.