The Research Team at VTC has contracted with Smith Travel Research (STR), a leading lodging industry research company, to provide weekly and monthly lodging data for the Commonwealth of Virginia. The following reports provide an analysis for the state and various pre-defined regions year-to-date (YTD) data.
Explanation of Lodging Regions
Smith Travel Research uses predefined regions to report lodging trends throughout Virginia. These regions generally refer to areas around a city or town rather than specific political boundaries.
- The Word document below provides maps and explanations for each of these regions.
Explanation of Virginia Regions Defined by STR– Word Doc
- Tourism Regions Map– PDF
To receive the lodging reports by email, contact Pratiksha Bhattarai.