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State comptroller audits Chattanooga Convention and Visitors Bureau - Chattanooga Times Free Press

Chattanooga Times Free PressState comptroller audits Chattanooga Convention and Visitors BureauChattanooga Times Free PressThe tourism bureau has come under fire by Hamilton County Commissioner Tim Boyd, who cited an unofficial internal document...

Galesburg Chamber of Commerce begins initiative to boost tourism - Illinois Business Daily

Illinois Business DailyGalesburg Chamber of Commerce begins initiative to boost tourismIllinois Business DailyThe improvements will be made using a three-phase process, which will begin with the CVB's research into the areas of visitor interviews...

This Week in Tourism: Summer: Time Off! - Alton Telegraph

This Week in Tourism: Summer: Time Off!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. It looks like we are going to have...

CVB reports tourist visits - Abilene Recorder Chronicle

CVB reports tourist visitsAbilene Recorder ChronicleAbilene's summer travel season is off to a great start, according to Julie Roller, director of the Abilene Convention and Visitors Bureau. In her weekly newsletter, Roller reminded readers that...

Sohn: Hamilton County mulls 'unintended consequences' of transparency - Chattanooga Times Free Press

Chattanooga Times Free PressSohn: Hamilton County mulls 'unintended consequences' of transparencyChattanooga Times Free PressWithout question, that is a great return, but context is important: The CVB's spends considerably more than similar...

University of Missouri to rent residence hall rooms on football weekends - Columbia Daily Tribune

Columbia Daily TribuneUniversity of Missouri to rent residence hall rooms on football weekendsColumbia Daily TribuneOvernight guests will not pay a room tax or sales tax usually charged by hotels, Ward said. He also ... Even with the construction...

University of Missouri to rent residence hall rooms on football weekends - Columbia Daily Tribune

University of Missouri to rent residence hall rooms on football weekendsColumbia Daily TribuneOvernight guests will not pay a room tax or sales tax usually charged by hotels, Ward said. He also ... Even with the construction the university had...

Brown County Tourism Officials Propose $10M Concert Hall - Inside INdiana Business

Brown County Tourism Officials Propose $10M Concert HallInside INdiana BusinessPlans for a $10.2 million indoor entertainment venue have been announced in Brown County. The Brown County Convention and Visitors Bureau and the Brown County...

Surging hotel taxes become a larger part of the new Napa city budget - Napa Valley Register

Napa Valley RegisterSurging hotel taxes become a larger part of the new Napa city budgetNapa Valley RegisterThat figure would be double the contribution from bed taxes in 2009-10. As the downtown, five-story Archer Hotel nears completion and other...

Organizations to receive transient guest tax funds - Ottawaherald.com

Ottawaherald.comOrganizations to receive transient guest tax fundsOttawaherald.comSusan Rader, Franklin County's tourism coordinator, said in the past, the Franklin County Convention and Visitors Bureau board received the TGT requests and made...

Grafton questions best way to promote tourism - Jersey County Journal (subscription)

Grafton questions best way to promote tourismJersey County Journal (subscription)“The statute is fairly simple; the monies raised from the hotel/motel tax has to be used to promote tourism, overnight stays and conventions — tourism promotion,”...

Florida editorial roundup - The San Luis Obispo Tribune

Florida editorial roundupThe San Luis Obispo TribuneSo we applaud the unanimous decisions reached recently by Collier commissioners and their tourism advisory board to pursue construction of an amateur sports complex and consider increasing the...

Florida editorial roundup - McClatchy Washington Bureau

Florida editorial roundupMcClatchy Washington BureauSo we applaud the unanimous decisions reached recently by Collier commissioners and their tourism advisory board to pursue construction of an amateur sports complex and consider increasing the...

Florida editorial roundup | The News Tribune - The News Tribune

Florida editorial roundup | The News TribuneThe News TribuneFormer Vice President Joe Biden was in Florida last weekend to cheer on the state's dysfunctional Democratic Party looking high and low for a message to woo ...and more »

Pikes Peak Summit Complex still worthy of higher cost - Colorado Springs Independent

Colorado Springs IndependentPikes Peak Summit Complex still worthy of higher costColorado Springs IndependentThat might cause a little queasiness for the Colorado Springs Convention and Visitors Bureau, which patiently has awaited its turn to get...

County officials eye more scrutiny on Chattanooga Convention and Visitors Bureau spending - Chattanooga Times Free Press

Chattanooga Times Free PressCounty officials eye more scrutiny on Chattanooga Convention and Visitors Bureau spendingChattanooga Times Free PressThe CVB was founded in the 1960s by people in the travel and tourism industry, he said, not by...

State's largest yard sale brings thousands of visitors to Lewis County - The Exponent Telegram (press release) (registration)

The Exponent Telegram (press release) (registration)State's largest yard sale brings thousands of visitors to Lewis CountyThe Exponent Telegram (press release) (registration)Tourism creates an economic impact that benefits everyone in the county,...

Hatfield & McCoy Feud Descendants speakat Tennessee Bar Association Convention - Williamson Daily News

Williamson Daily NewsHatfield & McCoy Feud Descendants speakat Tennessee Bar Association ConventionWilliamson Daily NewsSubmitted Photo Bob Scott, along with his wife Rita, are the owners of the Randolph McCoy property in Hardy, Ky. Scott is also...

Manatee County Tourist Development Council approves marketing ... - Bradenton Herald

Bradenton HeraldManatee County Tourist Development Council approves marketing ...Bradenton HeraldThe Bradenton Area Convention and Visitors Bureau set its international and domestic marketing priorities for the next two fiscal years with the...

Poll: Should towns regulate and tax Airbnb rentals ... - lehighvalleylive.com

lehighvalleylive.comPoll: Should towns regulate and tax Airbnb rentals ...lehighvalleylive.comBethlehem and other cities are attempting to define Airbnbs, to see if they can be regulated and taxed.and more »
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