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

Plano is home to a new mixed-use $300 million redevelopment by Regent Properties featuring new office space, retail, conference facilities, additional parking, and apartments. This vibrant walkable mixed-use campus off U.S…. View Article Read More

There’s a new dog in town and it’s pawesome! K9 Cinemas popped-up quietly during the holidays, but it didn’t take but a few hours for the media to catch on… View Article Read More

Visit Plano is extremely proud to have received the James Farrell Award of Excellence presented by USA Softball for hosting two of their highest rated championships, the 2018 USA Softball… View Article Read More

The Plano Event Center could have a new 4-star neighbor by the spring of 2020, adding a key partner to the popular meeting and events venue. At their June 25… View Article Read More

Visit Plano has been named the Best Convention & Visitors Bureau by Texas Meetings & Events magazine. The publication annually puts on the Best Of Reader’s Choice Awards and asks readers to… View Article Read More

Updated: 09/03/2020 Legacy Hall, one of the nation’s largest and most unique food halls is dedicated to serving the best-of food trends prepared by premier chefs and local artisans. The… View Article Read More

Visit Plano is proud to announce Plano, Texas has won the bid to host the USA Softball 2018 18U and 16U Gold Nationals July 15-21, 2018 at Heritage Yards. These are… View Article Read More

We are moving! Beginning August 24, 2017, the Visit Plano team will be located in the new Legacy West development behind J. Crew which is across from the beautiful water… View Article Read More

Updated: 10/06/2020 Across from the luxurious patio of the 299-room Hilton Granite Park sits a new 30,000 square foot restaurant park in Granite Park called The Boardwalk. Dallas Burger Joint… View Article Read More

Updated: 04/24/2020 Plano’s newest luxury full-service hotel has officially celebrated its grand opening. The 15-floor 304-room Renaissance Dallas at Plano Legacy West has 16 suites and 19 meeting rooms totaling… View Article Read More

UPDATE: for the latest information on the Crayola Experience’s opening, click here. We are so excited to welcome the Crayola Experience to Plano’s The Shops at Willow Bend in spring… View Article Read More

Legacy West is the largest new mixed-use destination in North Texas and we’re excited to announce its official grand opening celebration will take place June 2-4! The celebration will feature live… View Article Read More

Plano, Texas is one of the most attractive cities in the United States to host a sporting event! That is the finding of a national survey of readers of SportsEvents magazine…. View Article Read More

In honor of North Texas Giving Day, Plano hotel partners collected unused shampoo, conditioner, soap, lotion, body wash, toothbrushes and toothpaste from the Plano hotel properties. The group, consisting of… View Article Read More

Mark Thompson Earns CDME Designation Mark Thompson, Director of Visit Plano, has earned the prestigious Certified Destination Management Executive (CDME) designation. Thompson was recognized along with some 40 other graduates… View Article Read More

Last week, we wrapped another successful National Travel and Tourism Week (NTTW). Major events to mark the week were staged in over 400 U.S. cities. Visit Plano’s launch of their new… View Article Read More

It’s National Travel & Tourism Week and Plano is celebrating a fabulous year thanks to you — our visitors. Whether you were visiting on business at one of our many Fortune… View Article Read More