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.


Kathy Moore
Moore Public Relations



  • 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

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SVTA Receives “50 Years of Love” Tourism Grant

Shenandoah Valley (February 22, 2019) -- Today, the Shenandoah Valley Travel Association (SVTA) announced that it has received a $10,000 grant from the Virginia Tourism Corporation (VTC) “50 Years of Love” grant fund. The fund is part of VTC’s efforts to celebrate the...

Shenandoah National Park Launches Official App

SHENANDOAH NATIONAL PARK -- Shenandoah National Park Superintendent Jennifer Flynn has announced the launch of the park’s official app, NPS Shenandoah. The free app, available in both Apple’s iOS and Android platforms is designed to give visitors a digital tool for...

Tourism in the Shenandoah Valley Continues to Grow

SHENANDOAH VALLEY — The Shenandoah Valley Travel Association (SVTA) is pleased to announce that the Shenandoah Valley’s travel, tourism, and hospitality industry continues to grow. Recently released data from the U.S. Travel Association shows that every locality in...

Celebrating The Power of Tourism in the Shenandoah Valley

SHENANDOAH VALLEY -- National Travel and Tourism Week (#NTTW18) is an annual tradition for the U.S. travel community. It’s a time when travel and tourism professionals across the country unite to celebrate the value travel holds for our economy, businesses and...

Shenandoah National Park Hosts Wildflower Weekend

Native spring wildflowers will be the focus of Shenandoah National Park's 32nd annual Wildflower Weekend, May 5-6, 2018. This time of year, as the days lengthen and the temperature begins to warm, look for purple and yellow violets flower (Viola spp.), and the...

Happy Trails! Shenandoah National Park Announces Spring Openings

Get ready for a new season of fun at Shenandoah National Park! Facilities will begin opening in March and will continue to open throughout the spring. Harry F. Byrd Visitor Center, located at mile 51 Skyline Drive, will continue serving visitors on weekends (weather...

Shenandoah National Park to Offer Free Admission on Four Days in 2018

The National Park Service invites the public to visit all national parks, including Shenandoah National Park, without paying any entrance fee on four days in 2018. The 2018 entrance fee-free days are: January 15: Martin Luther King, Jr. Day April 21: First Day of...

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