Welcome Center Services

Division of Tourism’s Eight State Welcome Centers are located on the borders of West Virginia to assist travelers throughout the state. Welcome Center staff provides itineraries and brochures and place reservations at West Virginia hotels, motels, state parks and bed & breakfasts.

Brochure distribution – Welcome Centers offer free brochure distribution.

To obtain approval for display and distribution, view our policies below or contact Sandy Smith at 304-957-9238.

Brochure distribution policy and application form.

Advertising space – Advertising space is available at the Division of Tourism Welcome Centers in the form of duratrans (back-lit-photo advertising).

Duratran policy, available space and application form

Contact Welcome Centers directly to participate in these programs below:

  • Reservations (Discounted hotel rates): Provide the Welcome Center with your “best” hotel rate to encourage the visitor to reserve an overnight stay.
  • Exhibit space: Use any of our Welcome Centers to set up table and exhibit for the day. Enjoy talking to the traveling public about your facility, event or activity.
  • West Virginia Day celebrations: All Welcome Centers hold “huge” West Virginia Day celebrations on June 20th. Plan to exhibit that day and help us celebrate West Virginia’s Birthday.

To view the locations of the West Virginia Welcome Centers click here.