There were 18,914 nights spent in hotels per month in Danville in 2022-23, compared to 12,234 in 2019-20. The city saw 13,546 and 17,107 nights per month in 2020-21 and 2021-22, respectively. There are more than 850 hotel rooms in the city of ...
Expecting increase in visitors, Danville officials to hire consultant to evaluate lodging demand in region
Toy store coming to River District
An independently owned toy store will open up in the River District soon. Amy Pruitt will have toys for all children with a variety of interests and offer eco-friendly, sustainable toys for those with sensory issues. Her store will sell products ...
Visitor center manager helping to carry out Dan River Region’s vision for tourism
Lisa Greer brings more than 20 years of experience in hospitality, retail and marketing to her job as manager of the Danville Visitor Center.
Danville Casino gets its 3-month report card
The 24/7 temporary facility opened May 15 ahead of the permanent casino resort’s arrival next year. These initial months have been successful, according to Caesars and the city of Danville, in terms of visitation, hiring, revenue and ...
Tavern-style restaurant to open in former Funky’s location in downtown Danville
With his upcoming history-themed Old 97 Tavern restaurant, Phillip Decker wants to offer a unique dining experience for Danville. “It’s something that Danville doesn’t have,” Decker, 36, said during an interview inside the building where he ...
Betting on success – Danville region is all-in on workforce development
Thousands of new jobs are flowing into Southern Virginia as Caesars Virginia prepares to open its permanent casino resort next year, and industries move into the region or expand.
Temptations brings salads and sweets to Danville’s River District
Temptations was founded by Carnesha Fuller in 2020 and opened officially in March of this year. She became involved with the Dream Launch program, where she learned fundamental skills to stay active in building and implementing a ...
Danville and Pittsylvania prepare for increases in tourism with new Visit SoSi brand
Danville and Pittsylvania County have been focused on growth and economic development for the past decade. But they’ve been missing a crucial part of the process: a tourism department. Although the region has its share of tourist attractions, ...