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Inspiring Stories

When you have a spot as inspiring as Airlie, the media tends to get excited. Review the latest news stories and releases right here in our Airlie press room so you can stay in the know.

Farm-to-Table at Airlie


Airlie Brings “Farm-to-Table” Dining Back to its Purest Form

Warrenton, VA, September 26, 2018 — In Fauquier County, Virginia, Airlie—a Historic Hotel of America and IACC-certified conference facility—brings the meaning of farm-to-table dining back to its purest form. The property's pasture-to-plate menus showcase produce, pork and beef grown and raised on-property at its own Airlie Berkshire Farm.

Airlie is Proud to Support Fauquier Special Olympics


Airlie is Proud to Support Fauquier Special Olympics

Warrenton, Virginia - Airlie is pleased to announce its sponsorship of the Area 27 Fauquier Special Olympics Track and Field Event on April 21, 2018 at Fauquier High School. In partnership with Ledo Pizza of Warrenton, Airlie will provide lunch for all participating athletes and volunteers. In addition to working directly with the athletes, many Airlie staff members have "volunteered to cheer" by making signs and being a positive presence throughout the event.

Harry’s Restaurant Opens at Airlie


Harry’s Restaurant Opens at Airlie

Warrenton, Virginia - Harry's at Airlie is now open for business. The Fauquier Chamber of Commerce marked the occasion last week with a ceremonial Ribbon Cutting to make it official. Over 80 Chamber members along with Airlie staff were in attendance for the celebratory event.

Airlie celebrates Labor Day with hit country band Midland


Airlie celebrates Labor Day with hit country band Midland

Warrenton (VA) Labor Day was a day of play at Airlie this year as the property celebrated their one year anniversary of American University ownership with family and friends and the hit country band Midland. Showing off the beautiful landscape and grounds, Midland played their hit song "Drinking Problem" as guests enjoyed treats from more than 10 food trucks, local wineries and breweries and lawn games and a mechanical bull to round out the theme. Airlie grounds proved the venue is a perfect location for guests to enjoy a full concert experience.

Airlie to Celebrate Earth Week 2017


Airlie to Celebrate Earth Week 2017 in Sustainable Style

Airlie, located in Warrenton, VA is the home of the first Earth Day more than 47 years ago when then Governor Gaylord Nelson presented a paper at Airlie about sustainable practices to protect mother earth. The week leading up to Earth Day, April 22, the property will invite employees and the community to celebrate with events that highlight leading a sustainable life and being good earth steward.

American University Receives Gift of Airlie


American University Receives Gift of Airlie

American University is delighted to announce the generous gift of the Airlie Center by the Airlie Board of Directors. Airlie, located in Warrenton, Virginia, is a magnificent property that includes the historic Airlie House and village of guest rooms and meeting facilities set on more than 300 acres of verdant Virginia landscape featuring pastoral, lake, and wildlife views
Meredith Rizzo Joins Airlie


Meredith Rizzo Joins Airlie as National Sales Manager

Warrenton (VA) Carol Smith, Director of Sales and Marketing for Airlie, is pleased to announce the appointment of Meredith Rizzo as National Sales Manager for the property.

Rizzo joins Airlie most recently from The Westin & Sheraton Baltimore Washington Airport as a Sales Manager and has an extremely strong history in hospitality sales. In her new role, she will be working with corporate and government organizations in the Washington D.C. region.

Airlie awarded Virginia Green Travel Star Award


Airlie awarded Virginia Green Travel Star Award

Warrenton (VA) - Airlie is proud to announce that they are the recipient of the Virginia Green Travel Star Award from the Virginia Green program in recognition of outstanding commitments to green tourism practices at the third annual Virginia Green Travel Conference and Travel Star Awards Celebration in Arlington, VA.