Tourism Department receives Impact Award

Currituck County’s Moyock Welcome Center and Corolla Visitor Center, on Friday, January 19, 2024, received the NC Coast Host Tourism Impact Award for the Northern Coast at the organization’s annual meeting hosted by Elizabethtown/White Lake Area Chamber of Commerce at Cape Fear Vineyard and Winery, Elizabethtown, NC.  The Tourism Impact Award recognizes organizations, groups and individuals that have made a significant contribution to tourism in North Carolina and its visitor economy.

NC Coast Host is a membership organization that represents the counties, towns, attractions and lodging east of I-95. The organization provides members with visibility through marketing on the website,, coop advertising, networking and sharing of best practices.

Accepting the award is Nancy Garris (center left), visitor relations specialist at the Corolla Visitor Center, and Robert Smith (center right), visitor centers supervisor.