About the Craven County

Tourism Development Authority

The Craven County Tourism Development Authority was established under the provision of Articles 40 and 41 of Chapter 908 of the North Carolina General Status and by resolution of August 23, 1983. The nine (9) member board oversees the expenditures of funds generated by a six (6) percent occupancy tax collected by accommodations of five (5) units or more. 

Visit New Bern Staff 

Melissa Riggle

Melissa Riggle

Executive Director

Tammy Rodriguez

Tammy Rodriguez

Visitor Center Representative

Judy Avery

Judy Avery

Social Media Consultant

Melissa Riggle

Melissa Riggle

Executive Director

Tammy Rodriguez

Tammy Rodriguez

Visitor Center Representative

Judy Avery

Judy Avery

Social Media Consultant

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