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Virginia is for Lovers iPhone App Puts Travel at Your Fingertips



New mobile appli­ca­tion con­nects vis­i­tors to more than 12,000 des­ti­na­tions statewide

RICHMOND, Va. – (Richmond, Va.)  The Virginia Tourism Corporation announced the Virginia is for Lovers iPhone App - Virginia’s first, statewide mobile travel guide of its kind that puts more than 12,000 attrac­tions, events, accom­mo­da­tions, restau­rants and spe­cial offers at vis­i­tors’ fin­ger­tips.  The mobile guide is avail­able for free at the iTunes app store for iPhone and iPad users.

The Virginia is for Lovers iPhone app is designed to help vis­i­tors imme­di­ately access lodg­ing, enter­tain­ment and din­ing options to encour­age them to extend their stay and visit more des­ti­na­tions in Virginia.

Special fea­tures and high­lights of the Virginia is for Lovers iPhone app include:

  • More than 12,000 list­ings includ­ing restau­rants, hotels, winer­ies, muse­ums and his­tor­i­cal sites across the state.
  • A “Near Me” fea­ture which allows users to find all attrac­tions in a 15 mile radius
  • Directions and map­ping fea­ture for every listing
  • Direct access to call for reser­va­tions via phone or Web site
  • Customer reviews for restau­rants and lodg­ing properties
  • Pet-friendly attrac­tions and des­ti­na­tions listed by locality

Alisa Bailey, pres­i­dent and CEO of the Virginia Tourism Corporation, encour­ages Virginians to take advan­tage of this new ser­vice to help assist res­i­dents on trav­els through­out the state.

The Virginia is for Lovers iPhone app is a great resource for Virginians as well as vis­i­tors.  Take advan­tage of this free ser­vice and get access to the near­est restau­rants, winer­ies, muse­ums and events while you are trav­el­ing through­out Virginia, either on busi­ness or vaca­tion with your family.”

Tourism gen­er­ates $19.2 bil­lion in rev­enue for Virginia, sup­ports 210,000 jobs and pro­vides $1.28 bil­lion in state and local taxes for communities.

Go to Virginia.org for more infor­ma­tion on the free, Virginia is for Lovers iPhone app or visit www.Virginia.org for more details and infor­ma­tion.  Or call to request a free, Virginia is for Lovers travel guide.


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