Travel industry veteran serves second term in leadership position. Mark W. Thompson, Executive Director of Visit Plano, has become the new Board Chair for the Texas Association of Convention and… View Article Read More

Visit Plano has been honored with five first place “People’s Choice” Idea Fair awards by the Texas Association of Convention and Visitors Bureaus. The awards were presented during TACVB’s Virtual… View Article Read More

Updated: 07/20/2020 Several Plano hotels are offering amazing end of summer rates. If you’re looking for a safe staycation or even a drivable getaway, Plano hotels have you covered for… View Article Read More

WalletHub named Plano, Texas the Best City for Staycations in the U.S. After months of finding comfort in our homes, when the time is right for you and your family,… View Article Read More

The coronavirus emergency is having an unprecedented impact on the travel industry and the entire American economy. Now more than ever, the travel and tourism community is coming together to… View Article Read More

Updated: 05/21/2020 Over the past several weeks of the coronavirus epidemic in North Texas, we have seen a remarkable wave of support from our community for our community. The outpouring… View Article Read More

Right now life is better inside, for everyone. But when the time is right, it will be time to get back outside and travel. And that will be a good… View Article Read More

TxDOT’s Travel Information Division has selected tourism industry veteran Mark Thompson as the winner of the 2020 Gene Phillips Hospitality Award. This award was to be presented by the Texas… View Article Read More

Updated:4/08/20 at 10:35 a.m. Easter this year will be very different for everyone in our community, but these Plano restaurants want to help your family celebrate the best way possible…. View Article Read More

Updated: 05/22/2020 Plano parks, playgrounds, open space, and trails are currently open for use. The City of Plano wants you to continue reaping the benefits of our 85 award-winning parks… View Article Read More

Updated: 06/29/2020 As Plano retailers close their doors temporarily to in-store shopping amid the Coronavirus crisis, many retailers are encouraging online shopping. Though we are social distancing and self-quarantining our… View Article Read More

Updated: 04/13/2020 During this coronavirus outbreak, many Plano hotels are offering special nightly and daily rates perfect for those needing an extra place to stay or for those that need… View Article Read More

Updated: 05/12/2020 We know most people are home-bound during this Coronavirus epidemic, so we wanted to help ease the boredom by providing a list of ideas of things to do… View Article Read More

In support of our restaurant community during these unprecedented times, we would like to encourage our Plano community to help support our local restaurant industry on Tuesday, March 24 for… View Article Read More

Visit Plano is excited toannounce the appointment of Alysha Carse as its new Sports Sales Manager. Carse brings to Visit Plano a strong background in sports management and an extensive… View Article Read More

Digital Marketing and Public Relations Efforts Garner Gold, Silver In Prestigious Travel Industry Competition. Visit Plano took home double honors at the 63rd annual Hospitality Sales & Marketing Association International… View Article Read More

The 2020 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Power Leadership Breakfast is planned for Saturday, Jan. 18, beginning at 8 a.m. at Collin College’s Plano Campus (Spring Creek) Living Legends Conference… View Article Read More

Mark Thompson, Executive Director of Visit Plano, received the Texas Association of Convention and Visitor Bureau’s (TACVB) prestigious Marion Szurek Legacy Award at the organization’s recent annual conference and awards… View Article Read More

Updated: 03/30/2020 Are you ready for Real ID? On October 1, 2020, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security will implement the final phase of REAL ID enforcement, requiring Americans to… View Article Read More

Eddie Gonzalez has been named Visit Plano’s new Association Sales Manager. Previous to Gonzalez’ appointment, the association market was handled by Corporate Market Sales Manager Karen Fogle, who continues in… View Article Read More