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VRLTA Norfolk Region Chapter

The Norfolk Hospitality Association is now the VRLTA Norfolk Region Chapter

The Virginia Restaurant, Lodging & Travel Association is proud to serve the hospitality and tourism industries of Virginia's Norfolk region.

Please consider this page the home for all things related to VRLTA's Norfolk Region Chapter. News, events, updates and more will all be posted here, as well as throughout the VRLTA site.


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VRLTA Norfolk Region Chapter Leadership Committee

Chapter Chair
Lee Severino
General Manager, DoubleTree by Hilton Norfolk Airport

Chapter Vice Chair
John Whippen
General Manager, Marriott Waterside Hotel

Chapter Secretary/Treasurer
Dianna Starkey
Tourism and Group Sales Director, Virginia Arts Festival

Chapter Immediate Past-Chair
Tim Peters
General Manager, Sheraton Norfolk Waterside Hotel

Upcoming Events
2017 Annual Membership Meeting
Sunday, April 30, 2017
ServSafe® Food Safety Course and Examination - Suffolk, VA
Monday, May 22, 2017
ServSafe® Food Safety Course and Examination - Suffolk, VA
Monday, July 17, 2017
ServSafe® Food Safety Course and Examination - Suffolk, VA
Monday, September 18, 2017
ServSafe® Food Safety Course and Examination - Suffolk, VA
Monday, November 13, 2017

Related Group News

Statement: Governor Signs Short-Term Rental Legislation
Posted in Press Releases + Statements, Friday, March 24, 2017

Governor Signs Short-Term Rental Legislation New law establishes framework for local governments to regulate Airbnb and other short-term rental platforms Richmond, Va. – March 24, ... more »

Hampton + VA Beach Teens Take Top Honors at Virginia’s Premier High School Culinary Competition
Posted in Press Releases + Statements, Monday, March 13, 2017

Winning Teams Head to Charleston, South Carolina for National Competition, April 28–30 Richmond, Va. – March 13, 2017 – On Friday, March 10, Virginia ProStart ... more »

2017 Restaurant + Lodging Fact Sheets Available Now
Posted in News & Updates, Tuesday, February 28, 2017

Both the National Restaurant Association and the American Hotel & Lodging Association have now published their state-by-state fact sheets. Here's a look at the state ... more »

Statement: Virginia House of Delegates’ Passage of SB 1578
Posted in News & Updates, Wednesday, February 22, 2017

"Creating a fair and reasonable system for registration, accountability and transparency for short-term rentals and allowing local governments to take the lead in working with ... more »

Member Profile: Meet Mark Carrier
Posted in News & Updates, Tuesday, February 14, 2017

Mark Carrier President, B.F. Saul Company Hospitality Group + AHLA Chair of the Board Mark Carrier, CHA, president of the B.F. Saul Company Hospitality Group, ... more »

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Group Feed
VistaGraphics, Inc. registered for the event Norfolk Region Chapter Holiday Mixer.
Posted Monday, December 12, 2016
Hampton Roads Chamber of Commerce registered for the event Norfolk Region Chapter Holiday Mixer.
Posted Monday, December 12, 2016
Norfolk Waterside Marriott registered for the event Norfolk Region Chapter Holiday Mixer.
Posted Monday, December 12, 2016
VisitNorfolk registered for the event Norfolk Region Chapter Holiday Mixer.
Posted Monday, December 12, 2016
Sheraton Norfolk Waterside Hotel registered for the event Norfolk Region Chapter Holiday Mixer.
Posted Monday, December 12, 2016
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