In 2002, the Fauquier County
Tourism Program was initiated when the Board of Supervisors
approved the establishment of a Tourism Advisory Committee.
The Board of Supervisors approved the creation of a Tourism
Coordinator position, in the FY- 2004 County Budget, to be
placed in the Department of Economic Development. The
position was filled on July 21, 2003. The Tourism
Coordinator position was approved without additional funding
in the Economic Development Department operating budget.
The Tourism Coordinator, in
concert with the Tourism Advisory Committee, has worked to
develop a tourism program that will be inclusive of the
entire County. The Tourism Program design is based upon
developing a tourism program that incorporates the tourism
activities, attractions, retail establishments, Towns,
commercial centers, and accommodations found throughout the
The attached summary
provides answers to the following questions:
What are the mission and
goals for the Tourism Program?
What has the Tourism Program
accomplished to date?
How may tourism results be
Auxiliary County Tourism
The Tourism Advisory
Committee has recently re-structured its membership to give
voice to as many tourism interests as possible. The
approved mission and goals for the Tourism Advisory
Committee is attached.