Press Room

The Shenandoah Valley Travel Association (SVTA) online press room is designed for members of the print, broadcast, freelance, and electronic media. Need information or images for a story? You’re in the right place. We’re committed to providing quick and accurate information, additional resources, photography and video for editorial use. We help coordinate media visits, FAM tours, and interviews with destinations and attractions throughout the Valley.

MEDIA CONTACT

Kathy Moore
Moore Public Relations
540-255-2662
SVTA@moorepublicrelations.com

 

WHAT WE DO

  • Provide background information
  • Access to sources and images
  • Assist editors and travel writers with developing story ideas
  • Coordinate FAM and press trips (Note: some restrictions apply.)
  • Itinerary development
  • Fact-checking

Press Releases

SVTA Receives State Funding to Aid In Tourism Recovery

LURAY, Va. – The Shenandoah Valley Travel Association (SVTA) has received $10,000 from the Virginia Tourism Corporation’s (VTC) Recovery Marketing Leverage Program to support tourism initiatives. “The Shenandoah Valley economy thrives on tourism, and the lost income...

Patrick Kenney Named Superintendent of Shenandoah National Park

Luray, Va. -- The National Park Service (NPS) Regional Director Gay Vietzke has named Patrick Kenney as the new superintendent of Shenandoah National Park. Kenney previously served as the deputy superintendent of Yellowstone National Park, a nearly 3,500-sq.-mile...

Shenandoah Valley Receives Recovery Grant For Tourism Marketing

LURAY, Va. – Yesterday, the Shenandoah Valley Travel Association (SVTA) received $10,000 from the Virginia Tourism Corporation (VTC) #WanderLove Recovery Grant Program, a new grant made available to Virginia’s Destination Marketing Organizations (DMOs) that have been...

Shenandoah National Park Temporarily Closes

LURAY, VA -- The National Park Service (NPS) received a letter from the Rappahannock Rapidan Health District of the Virginia Department of Health recommending the full closure of Shenandoah National Park. Upon receiving this request from the health department,...

Tourism Expands & Strengthens the Shenandoah Valley Economy

SHENANDOAH VALLEY, VA -- With the iconic tourism campaign, Virginia is For Lovers, celebrating its 50th anniversary this year, now seems a good time to take stock in what tourism means to the Shenandoah Valley. The economic health of the Valley has long been...

Live Near Shenandoah National Park? Visit For Free on June 16

Luray, VA – Shenandoah National Park will waive entrance fees for all park visitors on Saturday, June 16 in honor of Park Neighbor Day, an annual event held on the third Saturday of June to honor our neighbors who live in the counties and gateway communities...

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