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Vacation rentals become focal point of state vs. local power struggle - MyPalmBeachPost

MyPalmBeachPostVacation rentals become focal point of state vs. local power struggleMyPalmBeachPostIn the suit, Gannon alleges the companies have not registered as rental dealers and have not been collecting or paying the county's 6 percent...

Alton regional tourism provides millions in tax revenue, thousands of FT jobs - Alton Telegraph

Alton regional tourism provides millions in tax revenue, thousands of FT jobsAlton TelegraphTourism in Madison, Jersey, Macoupin and Calhoun counties accounted for more than $503 million spent in the region this past year, supporting 3,500...

Alton regional tourism provides millions in tax revenue, thousands of FT jobs - Alton Telegraph

Alton regional tourism provides millions in tax revenue, thousands of FT jobsAlton TelegraphIt is more than simply 'heads in beds.' The prime directive is get them here.” He noted that what is now known as destination marketing started in Detroit,...

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This Week in Tourism: #WeAreRockingIt - Alton Telegraph

This Week in Tourism: #WeAreRockingItAlton TelegraphEDITOR'S NOTE: This is a weekly column provided by the Alton Regional Convention and Visitors Bureau that discusses the impact of tourism on our region. There's no doubt about it! I hope you all...

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Policy derails plan for tourism promotion change - Glens Falls Post-Star

Glens Falls Post-StarPolicy derails plan for tourism promotion changeGlens Falls Post-StarBut it had made plans to use the extra money, and Gina Mintzer, executive director of the chamber and CVB, said those plans now have to be undone. She said...

Corpus Christi home rezone denial sets up future fight with Airbnb - Corpus Christi Caller-Times

Corpus Christi Caller-TimesCorpus Christi home rezone denial sets up future fight with AirbnbCorpus Christi Caller-TimesThis city is losing significant amount of hotel, motel tax. We need to address it." Since 2015, nearly 40,000 people have...

Annual Tourism Summit highlights economic impact of visitors - RiverBender.com

RiverBender.comAnnual Tourism Summit highlights economic impact of visitorsRiverBender.comIt all starts with a visit and that visit doesn't happen without all of us in this room and your CVB," Stawar said. The CVB's theme of "It All Starts With a...

Tourism Grant Funds available - Emporia Gazette

Tourism Grant Funds availableEmporia GazetteThe Emporia Convention and Visitors Bureau has limited funds available for tourism grants to assist an organization in the start-up of an event or project. Guidelines and applications for 2018 grants are...

Stormy Daniels: Donald Trump's alleged porn star affair and hush money scandal explained - Vox

VoxStormy Daniels: Donald Trump's alleged porn star affair and hush money scandal explainedVoxShe declared herself a Republican, and made the FairTax, a proposal to replace most federal taxes with a 30 percent national sales tax, the centerpiece...

Cooperstown Board of Trustees passes new restrictions on transient rental businesses - WKTV

Cooperstown Board of Trustees passes new restrictions on transient rental businessesWKTV"We don't receive more than 1% of the sales tax, we get none of the bed tax for all of these properties that are short-term rentals. Ultimately, it's a...

Rezoning request leads council to look at Airbnb - KRIS Corpus Christi News

KRIS Corpus Christi NewsRezoning request leads council to look at AirbnbKRIS Corpus Christi NewsCity Council Members were stunned to learn a popular travel app doesn't pay taxes to Corpus Christi. At Tuesday's meeting, the council heard a rezoning...

'Catsup Bottle, meet Piasa Bird': Alton CVB rebrands to reflect larger area - Alton Telegraph

Alton Telegraph'Catsup Bottle, meet Piasa Bird': Alton CVB rebrands to reflect larger areaAlton TelegraphALTON – A major rebranding of the Alton Convention and Visitor's Bureau to reflect serving a larger portion of Madison County was announced...

Restaurant tax: City works with CVB on restaurant tax solution - The Commercial Dispatch

The Commercial DispatchRestaurant tax: City works with CVB on restaurant tax solutionThe Commercial DispatchFrom there, the CVB would distribute $350,000 annually to the city ($300,000 to renovate baseball fields at Propst Park and $50,000 to...

Whitewater council denies Hamilton House rezoning - Daily Union

Whitewater council denies Hamilton House rezoningDaily UnionHeard a report from Tourism Council Executive Director Marie Koch and Whitewater Tourism Council President Kathleen Fleming. Additionally, the council discussed its citywide room tax. The...

Oklahoma City Convention & Visitors Bureau Survey To Identify Tourism Strengths And Gaps - KGOU

KGOUOklahoma City Convention & Visitors Bureau Survey To Identify Tourism Strengths And GapsKGOUIt's those type of ideas that the CVB is hoping to find. McCleland: So how does this survey then, how does it address economic development? Fleming:...

Daytona Beach will beckon tourists with 'Wide. Open. Fun.' - Daytona Beach News-Journal

Daytona Beach News-JournalDaytona Beach will beckon tourists with 'Wide. Open. Fun.'Daytona Beach News-JournalIt's official."Wide. Open. Fun." — the three little words that inspired a landslide of criticism from area residents — will be the...

Bob Hendrix to retire as head of Visit Dothan - Dothan Eagle

Dothan EagleBob Hendrix to retire as head of Visit DothanDothan EagleDothan Area Convention & Visitors Bureau Director Bob Hendrix gestures during an event unveiling the CVB's new logo to the public in 2014. JAY HARE / DOTHAN EAGLE. Facebook ·...

County commission discusses tourism signs to direct visitors to local attractions - Bluefield Daily Telegraph

Bluefield Daily TelegraphCounty commission discusses tourism signs to direct visitors to local attractionsBluefield Daily Telegraph“From talking to our resort owners and tourists, one thing our county lacked was directional signage,” she said....
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