This page should be your first stop location for information related to visitor research and marketing.

The Library includes materials and links to information the Society of Patriots have collected over time and others have found valuable. We also encourage you to share information that may be of use to other members.

The Fayetteville Area Convention and Visitors Bureau's Board of Directors meets once a quarter. For the list of board members, click here.

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Mission: To unite Spring Lake, North Carolina hotels, attractions, economic development and related tourism parties for increased stays in Spring Lake.

Goal: The goal is a dedicated effort to promote Spring Lake as a destination. Attendees include hotel staff from Spring Lake hotels and the Landmark Inn on Fort Bragg, Town of Spring Lake to include the Mayor, Town Manager and Recreation and Parks staff, Spring Lake Chamber of Commerce and local attractions to include Carvers Creek State Park, Clay Target Center and Fort Bragg Morale, Welfare and Recreation staff.

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The purpose of the Sales & Marketing Meeting is to communicate directly with our partners to assist in increasing hotel/motel occupancy by recruiting conferences, conventions, sporting events, meetings, and reunions to bolster the County’s economy. The Sales Department conducts 10 meetings per year to discuss issues such as pending business, trend reports, unfinished actions to close a piece of business, and introduce new products from the visitors bureau.

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Mission: To have a collaborative effort in Cumberland County tourism marketing, servicing and participation.

Goal: The goal is to have attractions learn about what the Visitors Bureau is doing on their behalf when it comes to promotion, but to also learn what others are doing and offering so cross-promotion can happen between the attractions. Attendees include all attractions throughout Cumberland County to include Higher Education Institutions, theaters, museums, and spectator venues. 

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FY 2018 FACVB Products - Updated November 15, 2017

Each year the Fayetteville Area Convention and Visitors Bureau compiles a comprehensive Program of Work for the upcoming year.  

Click here to see the Approved FY 2018 POW.

Bureau Business Brief is a report that goes out monthly.

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The insights included aim to give you a deeper understanding of the latest online travel industry trends across multiple countries.

Travel Trends 2017

The summer edition of The State of the American Traveler from Destination Analysts explores issues related to how different generations travel.

The State of the American Traveler, GENERATIONS EDITION, July 2016 | Volume 21

The Fayetteville Area Convention and Visitors Bureau (FACVB) collects data from various sources to determine what the overall visitor profile is to Cumberland County. The FACVB collects data from:

  • Hotels
  • Attractions
  • Information Kiosks throughout the County
  • Online Users
  • Walk-ins to our 3 Visitor Centers

FY2018 Visitor Profile (Updated December 2017)

FY2017 Visitor Profile
FY2016 Visitor Profile
FY 2015 Visitor Profile
FY2014 Visitor Profile
FY2013 Visitor Profile