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Convention, visitors bureau looks ahead - Marietta Times

Convention, visitors bureau looks aheadMarietta TimesMike Iaderosa, treasurer of the CVB board of directors, explained that with $52,000 less in the budget from city lodging taxes, the CVB tightened how it approached marketing and other expenses....

George Washington Carver Park's improvement efforts bolstered by grant - Daily Tribune News

George Washington Carver Park's improvement efforts bolstered by grantDaily Tribune News"The CVB's goal is to promote and operate the park as a pleasing choice for lakeside meetings, events, picnics and reunions. With the continued support of...

Should West Virginia spend more money on tourism? - WTOV Steubenville

WTOV SteubenvilleShould West Virginia spend more money on tourism?WTOV SteubenvilleIt's $20 million Gov. Jim Justice placed in his budget, and leaders in the industry are urging lawmakers to put that money to good use. In Wheeling, tourism leaders...

BC Budget: a good start to tackling housing affordability crisis - Vancouver Courier

BC Budget: a good start to tackling housing affordability crisisVancouver CourierManaging demand: BC residents have been demanding higher taxes for foreign buyers, higher speculation taxes, and a more widespread application of an Empty Home Tax...

More homeowners likely to avoid vacation rental taxes - Sarasota Herald-Tribune

More homeowners likely to avoid vacation rental taxesSarasota Herald-TribuneMANATEE COUNTY – An unknown and likely increasing number of homeowners rent rooms and possibly their entire properties to visitors on a short-term basis and are most...

Manatee County undecided on tax deal for online vacation rentals - Sarasota Herald-Tribune

Manatee County undecided on tax deal for online vacation rentalsSarasota Herald-TribuneMANATEE COUNTY – An unknown and likely increasing number of homeowners rent rooms and possibly their entire properties to visitors on a short-term basis. Many...

Tourism leaders sound warning - Glens Falls Post-Star

Tourism leaders sound warningGlens Falls Post-StarThe sales tax brought in by tourism in Warren County cuts the average homeowner's property tax by $2,500, Kohls said. The organization made five recommendations for county tourism efforts going...

County OKs truck purchases - Brenham Banner Press

County OKs truck purchasesBrenham Banner PressCommissioners also: • Accepted the donation of a 0.394-acre tract of property on Flewellen Road. • Heard a tourism report from the Washington County Chamber of Commerce and Convention-Visitor Bureau...

Spedden receives Tourism Advocate award - Herald-Mail Media

Herald-Mail MediaSpedden receives Tourism Advocate awardHerald-Mail MediaANNAPOLIS — The Maryland Tourism Coalition (MTC), led by Board Chairman Michael Haynie, recently presented Visit Hagerstown-Washington County Convention and Visitors Bureau...

Boise Convention and Visitors Bureau appoints 2018 board of directors - Idaho Business Review

Idaho Business ReviewBoise Convention and Visitors Bureau appoints 2018 board of directorsIdaho Business ReviewRebecca Hupp is the past-chair of the Boise CVB board, after serving as chair in 2017. Hupp is the director at the Boise Airport. She...

Hospitality awards announced for excellence in tourism - The Fayette Tribune

The Fayette TribuneHospitality awards announced for excellence in tourismThe Fayette TribuneThe recent addition of a state-of-the-art conference center, coupled with outstanding dining and lodging, has evolved AOTG well beyond its outfitter...

CVB unveils "From the Hip" marketing campaign - Charleston Gazette-Mail

Charleston Gazette-MailCVB unveils "From the Hip" marketing campaignCharleston Gazette-MailFor the “Art from the Hip” portion of the campaign, the CVB is providing businesses that display public art with placards featuring the campaign logo and...

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Cactus League brings windfall to East Valley - East Valley Tribune

East Valley TribuneCactus League brings windfall to East ValleyEast Valley TribuneThat's a staggering increase considering the city's bed tax revenues fell by 1.1 percent annually in April 2012. The Angels, ranked seventh in the Cactus League with...

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Taste NY conference convenes Friday - Hornell Evening Tribune

Hornell Evening TribuneTaste NY conference convenes FridayHornell Evening TribuneCORNING — Taste NY and Finger Lakes Farm Country, a five-county collaboration that is working to spotlight the region's diverse agricultural producers, announced the...

Officials: PCB Spring Break regrowth 'slow and steady' - The News Herald

The News HeraldOfficials: PCB Spring Break regrowth 'slow and steady'The News HeraldIn 2016, tourism officials reported an $84 million drop in spending on hotels based on bed tax revenues — a 5 percent tax on short term and vacation rental — when...

Making the Nooz, Week Ending Feb. 17, 2018: This Time We're the Bearer of Good News - Noozhawk

NoozhawkMaking the Nooz, Week Ending Feb. 17, 2018: This Time We're the Bearer of Good NewsNoozhawkHow could the City of Santa Barbara possibly have lost so much bed tax revenue when “we all had to stay in a hotel?” a reader wrote through Noozhawk...

Airbnb popularity growing; Springfield to take its piece with new tax - The State Journal-Register

The State Journal-RegisterAirbnb popularity growing; Springfield to take its piece with new taxThe State Journal-RegisterLast year, it remitted about $9 million in state lodging taxes on behalf of its about 7,000 hosts. Airbnb also has voluntary...

No sale: Buffalo Airport Inn's owner rejects auction bid from Oregon investor - Buffalo News

Buffalo NewsNo sale: Buffalo Airport Inn's owner rejects auction bid from Oregon investorBuffalo NewsSingh also owes state and county tax debts, as well as another loan. "I was surprised," said auctioneer Eric Monahan, of Cash Realty & Auctions,...
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