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News & Updates
Wednesday, April 12, 2017
Spring 2017 Inside Virginia Hospitality »
Highlights from the issue include: Letter from the President; 2017 top 10 Legislative Wins; Virgin...
Thursday, April 6, 2017
TOP 10: Association Scores Major Wins for Restaurant + Hospitality Industry »
Updated: April 6, 2017 The 2017 General Assembly Session came and went in a hurried fashion. With s...
Monday, April 3, 2017
Labor Laws – Are you compliant? »
Heartland is committed to the growth of the restaurant industry and is confident our wide array of payroll and HR solution...
Friday, March 31, 2017
VRLTA Celebrates 2017 National Travel + Tourism Week »
2017 National Travel and Tourism Week's, being held May 7-13, "Faces of Travel" theme celebrates the millions of people wh...
Sunday, March 12, 2017
2017 Virginia Travel Guide »
The 2017 Virginia Travel Guide is Now Available! If you are traveling to or through Virginia in 2017, the Travel Guide...

Press Releases + Statements
Thursday, April 6, 2017
Virginia Restaurant, Lodging & Travel Association Announces Two New Hires »
Richmond, Va. – April 6, 2017 – The Virginia Restaurant, Lodging & Travel Association (VRLTA) announced today that Jen...
Friday, March 31, 2017
Loudoun County Teacher Selected Virginia ProStart Teacher of the Year »
Richmond, Va. – March 31, 2017 – The Virginia Restaurant, Lodging & Travel Association Education Foundation (VRLTAEF) i...
Friday, March 24, 2017
Statement: Governor Signs Short-Term Rental Legislation »
Governor Signs Short-Term Rental Legislation New law establishes framework for local governments to regulate Airbnb an...
Monday, March 13, 2017
Hampton + VA Beach Teens Take Top Honors at Virginia’s Premier High School Culinary Competition »
Winning Teams Head to Charleston, South Carolina for National Competition, April 28–30 Richmond, Va. – March 13, 20...
Wednesday, December 14, 2016
Virginia Hotel Industry Growing, Over One Billion in Current Investment »
Virginia Hotel Industry Growing, Over One Billion in Current Investment Virginia’s Hotel Industry Returns to Pre-Reces...

Government Affairs
Tuesday, February 7, 2017
Statement on Senate's Passage of SB 1578 »
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Friday, January 27, 2017
3-Minute Government Affairs Update »
Government Affairs Update for Friday, January 27, 2017.
Monday, January 16, 2017
Recording: Government Affairs Call for January 16, 2017 »
Update for Friday, January 13, 2017 — Several bills have been filed since last Friday (Jan. 6). The below (recorded) updat...
Monday, January 9, 2017
Recording: Government Affairs Call for January 6, 2017 »
On Friday, January 6, 2017, VRLTA staff and members discussed the 2017 Virginia General Assembly Session. The full discuss...
Tuesday, February 16, 2016
Statement on Senate's SB 416 Decision »
"We are very disappointed with the outcome of today’s Senate vote. This bill was not supported by any local government in...

Education Foundation
Wednesday, August 31, 2016
VRLTA Education Foundation Awards Scholarships to Ten Virginia Students »
Virginia Restaurant, Lodging & Travel Association Education Foundation Awards Scholarships to Ten Virginia Students...
Friday, July 17, 2015
Summer 2015 ProStart Update for Teachers »
Dear ProStart Teacher, As the 2015-2016 school year approaches, we want to provide an update on Virginia ProStart and...

Email Archive
Wednesday, December 14, 2016
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Thursday, December 1, 2016
Government Affairs Update • Friday, December 2 »
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