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Kingston Planning Board declares itself lead agency in environmental review of proposed Uptown boutique hotels - The Daily Freeman

Kingston Planning Board declares itself lead agency in environmental review of proposed Uptown boutique hotelsThe Daily FreemanContractors are working to create a 14-room hotel at 41 Pearl St. That location, as well as the new proposed hotels,...

County finalizes dirt policy, raises bed tax - Holmes County Times Advertiser

County finalizes dirt policy, raises bed taxHolmes County Times AdvertiserThe bed tax is applied to room rates for those who visit the county and stay in local hotels and motels. and lodge in hotels/motels. The revenues are mostly earmarked by the...

Going for 'GOLD' - messenger-inquirer

messenger-inquirerGoing for 'GOLD'messenger-inquirerMark Calitri, former president and chief executive officer of the Cincinnati East Convention and Visitors Bureau and the Clermont (Ohio) Sports Development Corp., began his duties as president of...

CVB expects growth to continue - messenger-inquirer

CVB expects growth to continuemessenger-inquirerBut the CVB's proposed budget for 2017-18 projects only a 2 percent increase in revenue -- from $792,668 to $808,450. In recent years, the budget that's adopted has always shown more expenses than...

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Developers aren't eager to fill void in lack of lodgings in county - Meadville Tribune

Meadville TribuneDevelopers aren't eager to fill void in lack of lodgings in countyMeadville TribuneAnother concern for Crawford County with the loss of Days Inn and Riverside Inn is a potential drop in hotel tax revenue. Crawford County collects...

Strategic tourism plan is in the works - The Winchester Star

Strategic tourism plan is in the worksThe Winchester Star“This will be the first tourism strategic plan that has been developed, to the best of my knowledge, here for the Winchester-Frederick County CVB [Convention and Visitors Bureau],” the...

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Strategic tourism plan is in the works - The Winchester Star

Strategic tourism plan is in the worksThe Winchester Star“This will be the first tourism strategic plan that has been developed, to the best of my knowledge, here for the Winchester-Frederick County CVB [Convention and Visitors Bureau],” the...

Q&A: New CVB director returns to roots - Marietta Times

Marietta TimesQ&A: New CVB director returns to rootsMarietta TimesQ: How long did you work for the Morgan County CVB? A: Six years, until 2013. I've been at the lodge since as the general manager. Q: Is there a tourism aspect to that job? A: Yes,...

Saskatoon joins wave of cities eying regulation for Airbnb-style platforms - The Globe and Mail

The Globe and MailSaskatoon joins wave of cities eying regulation for Airbnb-style platformsThe Globe and MailQuebec is the first province to have set rules, requiring hosts to meet the same standards as hotel and bed-and-breakfast operators and...

Charleston visitors bureau cuts budget, looks for ways to raise revenue - Charleston Gazette-Mail

Charleston Gazette-MailCharleston visitors bureau cuts budget, looks for ways to raise revenueCharleston Gazette-MailIn other business, the CVB, with the Charleston Area Alliance, is hosting a One Voice -- Kanawha County Tourism Workshop from 10...

North Little Rock notebook - Arkansas Online

North Little Rock notebookArkansas OnlineCouncil members had approved a 1 percentage point increase in the hotel tax, as it's more commonly known, on Oct. 23. The lodging tax will now rise from 3 percent to 3.5 percent, instead of to 4 percent....

North Little Rock notebook - Arkansas Online

North Little Rock notebookArkansas OnlineCouncil members had approved a 1 percentage point increase in the hotel tax, as it's more commonly known, on Oct. 23. The lodging tax will now rise from 3 percent to 3.5 percent, instead of to 4 percent....

Las Vegas' pro sports coups boost pride but raise new issues - Las Vegas Review-Journal

Las Vegas' pro sports coups boost pride but raise new issuesLas Vegas Review-JournalBut that public contribution comes from revenue generated by a hotel room tax, the same mechanism that funds the LVCVA and its upcoming convention center...

Council tables awarding tourism funds - Herald-Banner

Council tables awarding tourism fundsHerald-BannerThe City of Greenville charges a tax of 7 percent on each night's stay in a local hotel or motel room and then divides the money among the various groups which have applied for the funds. The...

CVB: Reflect on failure - News-Press Now

Quad City TimesCVB: Reflect on failureNews-Press NowThere are insights from this outcome worth reflecting on. The city's recently formed Tourism Commission had months to consider whether to recommend using hotel-motel tax receipts to help offset...

New initiative seeks to expand group tourism in Warren County - Glens Falls Post-Star

Glens Falls Post-StarNew initiative seeks to expand group tourism in Warren CountyGlens Falls Post-StarThe idea to increase funding for the CVB came after members of the Warren County Lodging Association pushed a plan to take a majority of the...

Augusta's tourism board launches fundraising campaign - The Augusta Chronicle

The Augusta ChronicleAugusta's tourism board launches fundraising campaignThe Augusta Chronicle“We believe that the Augusta CVB will gain the necessary funding to implement a successful five-year program that will enhance both the economic...

Board rejects CVB's bid for funding | Local News | newspressnow.com - News-Press Now

News-Press NowBoard rejects CVB's bid for funding | Local News | newspressnow.comNews-Press NowThe St. Joseph Tourism Commission voted Wednesday to deny a request for funding from the St. Joseph Convention & Visitors Bureau.and more »
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