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Erin Filarecki, 757-664-6620
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NORFOLK, Va. – (Nov. 23, 2009) The Norfolk Convention and Visitors Bureau has teamed up with Travelocity to power their Web site booking engine, www.visitnorfolktoday.com. This partnership promotes the Norfolk Convention and Visitors Bureau Web site as a “one stop shop” for those who’d like to search for things to do and book them directly through the NCVB Web site. The agreement will make it possible to provide a variety of options for visitors from around the world who are interested in traveling to the Norfolk area. Web site visitors will now be able to search and book flights, hotels, car rentals and local attractions.

“The Norfolk Convention and Visitors Bureau is excited to be working with Travelocity. The new user friendly booking engine will help to showcase all of the great things Norfolk has to offer,” said Donna Allen, vice president of sales and marketing at Norfolk CVB. Travelocity is committed to being the traveler’s champion and provides the most comprehensive and proactive guarantee in the industry. This partnership will be a benefit to Norfolk tourism and the CVB expects excellent results.

 
~ Norfolk, Virginia ~

Considered the dynamic heart of Virginia’s storied Hampton Roads region, Norfolk attracts thousands of travelers each year to enjoy its lively downtown waterfront and 144 miles of shimmering coastline. Offering a vibrant blend of history and heritage with contemporary attractions, outdoor adventure and the Commonwealth’s most revered cultural institutions, Norfolk is an exciting destination. Here, where the Elizabeth River meets the Chesapeake Bay, visitors will find an easily walkable downtown that offers eclectic dining options, a rich arts scene, high-end shopping and year-round special events. For more information about Norfolk, visit the city on the Web at www.visitnorfolktoday.com, or call 757-664-6620 or toll free at 800-368-3097.