Greenbrier County CVB Set to Welcome Record Crowds During Tournament
Lewisburg, WV (June 28, 2012) – The Greenbrier County Convention and Visitors Bureau is ready for the return of The Greenbrier Classic and the record crowds it will bring to the Greenbrier Valley July 2-8.
In preparation for the tournament, the Greenbrier Valley Visitors Center will have extended hours during the week: Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday 9am-6pm, Thursday 9am-8pm, Friday 9am-9pm, Saturday 9am-8pm and Sunday 12pm-5pm. Staff will be available to assist visitors with directions, tournament details and area information. Complimentary Wi-Fi and computers with Internet access are also available inside the Visitors Center.
“Our Visitors Center staff look forward to welcoming visitors and assisting them with any of their needs,” said Kara Dense, Executive Director of the Greenbrier County Convention and Visitors Bureau. “We greeted nearly 1,000 visitors inside our Center during last year’s tournament, and we know that number will be even bigger this year. It’s an exciting time.”
Tournament goers can view a Greenbrier Valley commercial playing on attendee buses and pick up a copy of the new Greenbrier Valley Visitors Guide which will be located throughout the resort and at the golf course information booths. The CVB’s mobile website – http://www.greenbrierwv.com – also makes accessing area information easy.
Along with the Visitors Center, CVB staff will also be on-site at the tournament during the week using social media outlets to keep followers up-to-date on tournament events. Follow the CVB on Facebook at GreenbrierValleyWV and on Twitter at gbrvalleywv.
The Greenbrier County Convention and Visitors Bureau is proud to be a sponsoring partner of this year’s tournament. For more information, please contact the CVB at 304-645-1000 or visit http://www.greenbrierwv.com. The Visitors Center is located at 200 West Washington Street in downtown Lewisburg.
About the Greenbrier County Convention & Visitors Bureau:
The CVB’s mission is to strive each day to positively impact the area’s economy by marketing the region as a premier tourist destination. The Greenbrier Valley is the second most visited region in the state with 1.3 million visitors annually and an economic impact of more than $181 million.