Hillsville looks to capitalize on millions in tourist spending
By Christopher Brooke, Reporter
Thursday, July 4, 2013 at 5:00 am (Updated: July 4, 5:00 am)
HILLSVILLE — Tourism is an industry, and Hillsville has taken steps to further capitalize on that industry.
On June 25, the Virginia Tourism Corporation’s Kitty Barker facilitated a strategic planning session to launch a new tourism plan for Hillsville.
She met with elected and appointed town officials, citizens, representatives of civic groups, event organizers, local tourism officials, a hotel representative and others to go over Hillsville’s successes and strengths and to develop a roadmap to better promote its events and attractions.
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