Over 20 million visitors came to the Charlotte region in 2012 which had a $4.1 billion economic impact. And over 40,000 new residents now call Charlotte home. Why do so many people enjoy coming here to visit or live?  Reasons given include the friendly atmosphere, cleanliness and beauty of the city, great area attractions, accessibility to major roadways and airport, and the moderate weather. We wish to extend a warm invitation to you to come discover Charlotte’s special brand of southern charm. Allow us to treat you to a truly "royal experience".