Wit Tuttell

Wit Tuttell

Executive Director
Visit North Carolina
Economic Development Partnership of North Carolina
15000 Weston Parkway
Cary, NC 27513

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(919) 447-7783

Wit Tuttell was named Executive Director of Visit North Carolina in November 2013. He oversees the strategic planning, policy development, and marketing initiatives for North Carolina's official state tourism office and the industry sectors it serves. North Carolina's state tourism office, formerly the North Carolina Division of Tourism, Film, and Sports Development, was transferred to the non-profit Economic Development Partnership of North Carolina in October 2014 and renamed Visit North Carolina.

Tuttell has been in North Carolina tourism for ten years. During this time, the office has been recognized with numerous national awards for excellence in marketing and advertising. He was elected to the Board of Directors of the Travel Industry Association of America and is a member of the National Council of State Travel Directors as well as a Board Member of Travel South USA.

He has more than 20 years experience in the tourism industry including working for Universal Studios Florida and the Orlando/Orange County Convention & Visitors Bureau, Inc. He graduated from the University of Florida and was also a reporter for the Anchorage (Alaska) Times.

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