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Tourism Commission accepts second funding request - News-Press Now

News-Press NowTourism Commission accepts second funding requestNews-Press NowBoth the CVB and the Downtown Improvement Project group met with the City Council during a work session in November of last year seeking funds from the hotel-motel tax....

Lure new visitors, and keep regulars coming back - Columbus Ledger-Enquirer

Lure new visitors, and keep regulars coming backColumbus Ledger-EnquirerGiven that tourism now has close to a $350 million annual economic impact here, there's a lot more at stake than just people saying nice things about the place — although that...

Regional Training Center gains more support - Minden Press-Herald

Minden Press-HeraldRegional Training Center gains more supportMinden Press-HeraldIn Kennon's tourism report, she gave totals of how many have visited the tourism website, shares on Facebook on different things, such as the KTBS 3 stories when Rick...

This Week in Tourism: It's All About the Sun! - Alton Telegraph

Alton TelegraphThis Week in Tourism: It's All About the Sun!Alton 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. When we first...

This Week in Tourism: It's All About the Sun! - Alton Telegraph

Alton TelegraphThis Week in Tourism: It's All About the Sun!Alton 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. When we first...

Halifax County visitors' impact felt statewide - Roanoke Rapids Daily Herald

Roanoke Rapids Daily HeraldHalifax County visitors' impact felt statewideRoanoke Rapids Daily Herald“All eight economic development regions of the state had spending growth of 3 percent or more, and 96 percent of the state's counties saw direct...

$11.6M tourism budget proposed - The Anna Maria Island Sun Newspaper

$11.6M tourism budget proposedThe Anna Maria Island Sun NewspaperThe Bradenton Area Convention and Visitors Bureau (CVB) proposes spending $11,675,206 to market Manatee County to tourists during 2018/2019. The county's Tourist Development Council...

Airbnb Bookings Jump 75 Percent in Philipstown - Highlands Current

Airbnb Bookings Jump 75 Percent in PhilipstownHighlands CurrentAs tourism has surged in Philipstown, so has one form of tourist accommodation: Airbnb, the booking site that lets homeowners turn their residences into bed-and-breakfasts — without...

Pinellas wants to see impact of tourism bucks spent on big events - Tampabay.com (blog)

Tampabay.com (blog)Pinellas wants to see impact of tourism bucks spent on big eventsTampabay.com (blog)Pinellas' visitors pay a 6-cent tax for every dollar they spend on hotel rooms, rentals, RV parks and campgrounds. Those bed taxes fund the...

Pinellas wants to see impact of tourism bucks spent on big events - TBO.com

TBO.comPinellas wants to see impact of tourism bucks spent on big eventsTBO.comPinellas' visitors pay a 6-cent tax for every dollar they spend on hotel rooms, rentals, RV parks and campgrounds. Those bed taxes fund the county's tourism marketing...

Columbus tourism trending toward millennials, softer activities - Columbus Ledger-Enquirer

Columbus tourism trending toward millennials, softer activitiesColumbus Ledger-EnquirerThe research found during surveys that when softer and less aggressive types of activities were mentioned, the interest from respondents “went way off the...

Country Club Owes State, County Taxes - Newspapper

Country Club Owes State, County TaxesNewspapperA letter dated August 10, 2017 from the office of Karen Vogel, Imperial County Tax Collector, states that Imperial Palms and Resort, LLC owes Imperial County $123,061.32 in back transient occupancy...

Solar Eclipse days away - Lusk Herald

Solar Eclipse days awayLusk HeraldLodging Tax is a percent charged by motels to customers as part of their bill. The tax collected stays and is used in Niobrara County, and while locals vote on it, they have little else to do with it unless they...

Quality of life rises with visitor spending in Cabarrus County - Independent Tribune

Quality of life rises with visitor spending in Cabarrus CountyIndependent TribuneThe economic contribution of tourism sustains income for residents, which enhances quality of life and makes this area attractive to economic development...

Controversial new tax could create $1.4M for tourism marketing in Muskoka - www.muskokaregion.com/

www.muskokaregion.com/Controversial new tax could create $1.4M for tourism marketing in Muskokawww.muskokaregion.com/... Agency, said the province's proposed 3 per cent transient accommodation tax has the potential to raise an additional $1.4...

SLO County works with Airbnb to ensure local vacation rental hosts are paying their fair share - New Times SLO

New Times SLOSLO County works with Airbnb to ensure local vacation rental hosts are paying their fair shareNew Times SLOUnder the county's current regulations, individuals who host or rent out short-term vacation rentals in unincorporated areas...

Bridge Park: 8-story hotel expected to open Sept. 1 - ThisWeek Community News

ThisWeek Community NewsBridge Park: 8-story hotel expected to open Sept. 1ThisWeek Community News1, Dublin will have 17 hotels and about 2,300 hotel rooms, said Scott Dring, executive director of the Dublin Convention and Visitors Bureau. The city...

Railroad inn chugs along - Coastal View News

Railroad inn chugs alongCoastal View NewsThough the inn would be designed, built and operated by a private entity, the city has outlined the project as a high-end boutique hotel with two stories, around 30 rooms and a restaurant upstairs. Parking...

Boone vote sets motion for hotel bed increase - Cincinnati.com

Cincinnati.comBoone vote sets motion for hotel bed increaseCincinnati.comBURLINGTON - The Boone County Fiscal Court unanimously passed the 1 percent increase to the transient room tax Aug. 8. Campbell and Kenton counties previously approved the...

VISIT Lake Geneva names new CEO - Chicago Daily Herald

VISIT Lake Geneva names new CEOChicago Daily Herald... including the Director of Sales Award by Aimbridge Hospitality in 2016, Director of Sales of the Year in 2011 by Marcus Hotels, Hall of Fame Award Palm Springs Tourism in 2004, and the Sales...
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