Travel & Tourism Board

The North Carolina Travel & Tourism Board advocates the sound development of the travel and tourism industry in North Carolina. Created in 1991, the board advises the Secretary of Commerce on policy matters related to tourism promotion in North Carolina. Among other duties it:

  • Recommends programs that will promote the state as a travel and tourism destination.
  • Advises the Secretary on the effectiveness of tourism marketing agencies contracting with the N.C. Department of Commerce.
  • Promotes the exchange of ideas and information on travel and tourism between state and local government agencies, private organization and individuals.

For more information about the Travel & Tourism Board, refer to the links below or contact Heidi Walters,

Travel & Tourism Board Meetings

The 2019 Board Meeting schedule is as follows:

  • February 12, 2019
  • May 7, 2019
  • August 13, 2019
  • TBD

North Carolina Travel & Tourism Board meetings are open to the public. If planning to attend a meeting, please notify Adam Glaser, Visit North Carolina, (919) 447-7767,

Travel & Tourism Board Statute

View the § 143B-434.1: The North Carolina Travel & Tourism Board – creation, duties, membership

Travel & Tourism Board Resolutions

Travel & Tourism Board Meetings Archive