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On day one, downtown St. Pete's new Hyatt Place already sees strong occupancy numbers (Photos) - Tampa Bay Business Journal

Tampa Bay Business JournalOn day one, downtown St. Pete's new Hyatt Place already sees strong occupancy numbers (Photos)Tampa Bay Business JournalThe Hyatt Place opening reflects just how hot Pinellas County is when it comes to hotel deals that in...

Visitors to Be Welcomed Back to Florida Keys Oct. 1 - Successful Meetings

Visitors to Be Welcomed Back to Florida Keys Oct. 1Successful MeetingsA statement released by the CVB today said, "While Key Largo and Key West were least impacted by the Category 4 storm, not all lodging, including RV resorts and other tourism...

Anaheim Convention Center's $190 million expansion: Will city recoup its investment? - OCRegister

OCRegisterAnaheim Convention Center's $190 million expansion: Will city recoup its investment?OCRegisterEach brings 80,000-plus visitors – who eat at Anaheim restaurants and stay in Anaheim hotels, providing the city with sales-tax and bed tax...

Visitors to Be Welcomed Back to Florida Keys Oct. 1 - Meetings & Conventions

Visitors to Be Welcomed Back to Florida Keys Oct. 1Meetings & ConventionsA statement released by the CVB today said, "While Key Largo and Key West were least impacted by the Category 4 storm, not all lodging, including RV resorts and other tourism...

Business notes: York County tourism bureau earns new accreditation - The Herald

The HeraldBusiness notes: York County tourism bureau earns new accreditationThe Herald“Being the first Destination Marketing Organization in the state of South Carolina to receive its accreditation, we are really proud to continue with our...

Ard suggests capping CVB's portion of lodging tax revenues in future - The Decatur Daily

The Decatur DailyArd suggests capping CVB's portion of lodging tax revenues in futureThe Decatur DailyJoy Hill, of the Finance Department, said the city increased the CVB's portion of lodging-tax revenue in 2005 to 75 percent so it could handle...

Ard suggests capping CVB's portion of lodging tax revenues in future - The Decatur Daily

The Decatur DailyArd suggests capping CVB's portion of lodging tax revenues in futureThe Decatur DailyDecatur City Council President Chuck Ard suggested during budget talks last week that the council consider capping the Decatur-Morgan County...

Lawmakers revisit plan to tax AirBnB, other rentals - The Salem News

Lawmakers revisit plan to tax AirBnB, other rentalsThe Salem NewsPaul Sacco, president and CEO of the Massachusetts Lodging Association, said it will “level the playing field” for hotels and bed-and-breakfast inns that are subject to taxes and...

Lawmakers revist plan to tax AirBnB, other rentals - The Salem News

The Salem NewsLawmakers revist plan to tax AirBnB, other rentalsThe Salem NewsPaul Sacco, president and CEO of the Massachusetts Lodging Association, said it will “level the playing field” for hotels and bed-and-breakfast inns that are subject to...

Is Disney paying its share in Anaheim? - Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles TimesIs Disney paying its share in Anaheim?Los Angeles TimesThe Anaheim Resort District, which includes two Disney theme parks, the convention center and dozens of hotels, is expected to account for $171.9 million in tax revenue during...

New $15.5M hotel checks into Gateway District in Sturbridge - Worcester Telegram

Worcester TelegramNew $15.5M hotel checks into Gateway District in SturbridgeWorcester TelegramSTURBRIDGE — A brand-new 77-room, $15.5 million Holiday Inn Express greets motorists as they enter the “Gateway District.” ... Mr. Patel said the town...

Measuring the Greenbrier CVB's success - Beckley Register-Herald

Measuring the Greenbrier CVB's successBeckley Register-HeraldCVB marketing manager Beth Gill cautioned that even with bed tax revenue on the way to recovery, it is impossible to put a firm figure on how many room-nights — and, thus, how many...

Measuring the Greenbrier CVB's success - Beckley Register-Herald

Measuring the Greenbrier CVB's successBeckley Register-HeraldMost of the county's bed taxes come from the resort's overnight guests. As required by state law, the county splits the hotel/motel tax revenue it collects with the CVB, as does the city...

Hotels claims threaten Auckland 'bed tax' take - Radio New Zealand

Radio New ZealandHotels claims threaten Auckland 'bed tax' takeRadio New ZealandBut the biggest claims involving major central city hotels are still in the council's processing pipeline. The amounts being contested by property owners range from...

This Week in Tourism: Falling into Tourism! - Alton Telegraph

Alton TelegraphThis Week in Tourism: Falling into Tourism!Alton TelegraphWe've had a lot of tourism activity this past week as we welcomed travel agents from the United Kingdom and China on two separate trips. Both were very well received and a...

Continental-style 'city tax' on cards for hotels ramping up bed prices - Independent.ie

Independent.ieContinental-style 'city tax' on cards for hotels ramping up bed pricesIndependent.ieBut rural ministers have argued with Mr Donohoe that hotels outside the capital are still battling for survival. One minister said: "Dublin hotels...

Vanzetta McPherson: It's time to raise property taxes in Montgomery - Montgomery Advertiser

Montgomery AdvertiserVanzetta McPherson: It's time to raise property taxes in MontgomeryMontgomery AdvertiserThis year, Strange has proposed another increase in the lodging tax to yield $1 million for the city's reserve. More: Our view: Talking...

Meet Puerto Rico Is Assessing Hurricane Maria Damage - Meetings & Conventions

Meet Puerto Rico Is Assessing Hurricane Maria DamageMeetings & ConventionsWe are currently working with the Puerto Rico Tourism Company and the Puerto Rico Hotel & Tourism Association to assess damages and will provide an accurate update as soon...

Q-C tourism partners celebrate 2017 | Economy | qctimes.com - Quad City Times

Quad City TimesQ-C tourism partners celebrate 2017 | Economy | qctimes.comQuad City TimesAt an event devoted to celebrating the Quad-Cities Convention & Visitors Bureau's past year of accomplishments, President and CEO Joe Taylor looked...

Chattanooga CVB Announces New Tourism Numbers At 76th ... - The Chattanoogan

WDEF News 12Chattanooga CVB Announces New Tourism Numbers At 76th ...The ChattanooganThe Chattanooga Convention and Visitors Bureau announced on Wednesday at the annual meeting and luncheon that the economic impact of tourism in ...Bob Doak says...
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