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Two Wilmington and Beaches CVB Sales Team Members Receive Honors

Posted on July 03, 2017

Wilmington, NC - The Wilmington and Beaches Convention & Visitors Bureau [CVB] is pleased to announce that two of its sales team members have received industry honors.

CVB Director of Convention Sales Molly Johnson, CMP, has been awarded the Meeting Professionals International - Carolinas Chapter’s

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Access For All in Wilmington and Its Island Beaches

Posted on March 28, 2017

Wilmington, NC – The visitor center for Wilmington, NC, and its island beaches often receives inquiries from travelers with special needs who are delighted to discover that Wilmington, Carolina Beach, Kure Beach and Wrightsville Beach can accommodate visitors of all abilities. The Wilmington area

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Attractions, Arts & Cultural Events Observe Wilmington’s African-American Heritage

Posted on February 08, 2017

Wilmington, NC - Wilmington is among the most historically significant African-American regions in the United States. African-American ancestry is traced back to the 1700’s, and although much important history left no visible landmark, several historical sites still exist, such as the Bellamy Mansion and Thalian Hall. In 2013, the City of Wilmington, in partnership with Bellamy Mansion Museum of History & Design Arts, published an African American Heritage Guide

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February is for Arts & Romance (and a Valentine Getaway) in Wilmington & Island Beaches

Posted on February 01, 2017

Wilmington, NC - February is a month to indulge in arts and romance. It’s also the ideal time for a romantic getaway. Wilmington and the island beaches of Carolina Beach, Kure Beach and Wrightsville Beach provide a year-round coastal respite that beckons with stunning water views, gardens, parks, museums and a variety of arts, culture and Valentine-themed events.

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Three Wilmington Hospitality Businesses Receive 2017 AAA Four Diamond Distinction

Posted on January 30, 2017

Wilmington, NC - AAA Carolinas recently announced its 2017 AAA Four Diamond North Carolina recipients. This year, three Wilmington hospitality businesses received this coveted recognition. Two premier bed and breakfast inns located in Wilmington’s historic river district have once again earned AAA’s prestigious Four Diamond ratings for superior customer service and facilities: The Graystone Inn  earned its eighteenth consecutive AAA Four Diamond rating and The Verandas Bed & Breakfast Inn earned its fifteenth. 

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