Victoria Convention and Visitors Bureau

The Victoria Convention and Visitors Bureau (CVB) is proud to announce the opening of the Victoria Welcome Center on May 9. The Welcome Center is located at the Texas Department of Transportation's Inez Rest Area on U.S. Highway 59 South. The center will provide tourism information services, free popcorn and coffee and guidance for visitors, reports the Victoria Advocate. The Welcome Center will be open from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Thursday through Saturday.

The CVB is looking for people who have a passion for Victoria and a desire to volunteer their time to assist visitors to our city.

Volunteers must:•  Complete a volunteer application form and submit it to the Victoria CVB, 700 Main Center, Suite 101

•  Have a positive attitude

•  Have knowledge of the culture and history of the area

•  Be over 18 years of age

•  Have basic computer skills, great communication skills and an outgoing personality

Volunteers will enjoy a monthly social meeting with food and games and will also receive a volunteer name badge and a Bootfest T-shirt to wear during event week. An end-of-the-year volunteer appreciation event will be held, and a volunteer of the year award will be presented.

Please visit for a volunteer application. For more information, please call the Victoria CVB at 361-485-3118 or email