Shenandoah Valley

Shenandoah Valley

Press Room

The online press room is designed for members of the print, broadcast, freelance, and electronic media. Need information or images for a story? You’re in the right place. We’re committed to providing quick and accurate information, additional resources, photography and video for editorial use. We help coordinate media visits, FAM tours, and interviews with destinations and attractions throughout the Valley.


Kathy Moore
Moore Public Relations
[email protected]


  • Provide background information
  • Access to sources and images
  • Assist editors and travel writers with developing story ideas
  • Coordinate FAM and press trips (Note: some restrictions apply.)
  • Itinerary development
  • Fact-checking

Press Releases

Shenandoah National Park Announces Closure Due to Hurricane Florence

September 11, 2018

LURAY — Shenandoah National Park will close at noon on Thursday, September 13 in anticipation of severe weather associated with Hurricane Florence. Meteorologists are forecasting a significant wind-rain event, particularly in Shenandoah’s higher elevations. Damaging winds combined with already saturated soil will make for hazardous conditions with trees toppling and branches falling. Shenandoah’s backcountry will […]

Tourism in the Shenandoah Valley Continues to Grow

September 10, 2018

SHENANDOAH VALLEY — The Shenandoah Valley Travel Association (SVTA) is pleased to announce that the Shenandoah Valley’s travel, tourism, and hospitality industry continues to grow. Recently released data from the U.S. Travel Association shows that every locality in the Shenandoah Valley, and every locality in Virginia, saw an increase in travel expenditures as compared to the previous […]

SVTA Wins $25K Grant to Promote Region to Visitors Seeking Epic Experiences

August 23, 2018

SHENANDOAH VALLEY — The Shenandoah Valley Travel Association (SVTA) announces it has received $25,000 from the Virginia Tourism Corporation Marketing Leverage Program grant fund to promote travel to the Shenandoah Valley. SVTA partnered with Staunton CVB, Front Royal CVB, Shenandoah Valley Music Festival, Museum of the Shenandoah Valley, Luray Caverns, and Delaware North at Shenandoah […]

Celebrating The Power of Tourism in the Shenandoah Valley

May 10, 2018

SHENANDOAH VALLEY — National Travel and Tourism Week (#NTTW18) is an annual tradition for the U.S. travel community. It’s a time when travel and tourism professionals across the country unite to celebrate the value travel holds for our economy, businesses and personal wellness. As one of the oldest regional tourism promotional organizations of its kind in […]

Shenandoah National Park Hosts Wildflower Weekend

May 1, 2018

Native spring wildflowers will be the focus of Shenandoah National Park’s 32nd annual Wildflower Weekend, May 5-6, 2018. This time of year, as the days lengthen and the temperature begins to warm, look for purple and yellow violets flower (Viola spp.), and the large-flowered trillium (Trillium grandiflorum), pink lady’s slippers (Cypripedium acaule), and wild geraniums (Geranium […]