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Hospitality industry rails against Wgtn 'bed tax' - Radio New Zealand

Radio New ZealandHospitality industry rails against Wgtn 'bed tax'Radio New Zealand"Yet it seems to be 'it's easy to put a red pen around all the motels and hotels and get them to pay targeted rates' when so many other people benefit." Tourism...

Some Space Coast tourism officials fed up with Rep. Randy Fine's actions, statements - Florida Today

Florida TodaySome Space Coast tourism officials fed up with Rep. Randy Fine's actions, statementsFlorida TodayAl Jacquet, D-Lantana. But Rep. Kristen Jacobs, D-Coconut Creek, who voted against the bill, said there are "funding streams" other than...

Brockville hotel tax back for a vote - Brockville Recorder and Times

Brockville Recorder and TimesBrockville hotel tax back for a voteBrockville Recorder and TimesA report headed to Tuesday's planning committee meeting notes city staff has since met to discuss the tax with about a dozen accommodations providers,...

Wellington looking to introduce tourist 'bed tax' - Stuff.co.nz

Stuff.co.nzWellington looking to introduce tourist 'bed tax'Stuff.co.nzAuckland's bed tax got the green light in June. It was thought at the time the rate would see hotels and motels charge extra to partially offset the cost of staging major...

Kansas City Leaders Celebrate Construction Of Long-Sought Downtown Convention Hotel - KCUR

KCURKansas City Leaders Celebrate Construction Of Long-Sought Downtown Convention HotelKCURLoews currently owns 24 hotels in North America with six more under construction. It's investing $50 million in the Kansas City project. The total private...

Davenport wants to change funding model for tourism - Quad City Times

Quad City TimesDavenport wants to change funding model for tourismQuad City Times... with all the city's outside agencies as the city "moves away from the blank check" program. "Together, we'll be able to tell our citizens this is what we're...

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Loudoun Supervisors Board Move Toward Registering, Regulating Airbnbs - Loudoun Now

Loudoun NowLoudoun Supervisors Board Move Toward Registering, Regulating AirbnbsLoudoun NowInstead, Myer said, he wants to look at possibly lowering the county's tourism taxes, such as the transient occupancy tax on stays in hotels and bed and...

Here's what locals should know before SXSW 2018 starts - FOX 7 Austin

FOX 7 AustinHere's what locals should know before SXSW 2018 startsFOX 7 AustinHotels revenue rises, room rates climb. The two talking points on Austin accommodations with regard to SXSW are the number of heads who are finding local beds and the...

Loudoun supervisors advance registration requirement for Airbnbs - Loudoun Times-Mirror

Loudoun supervisors advance registration requirement for AirbnbsLoudoun Times-MirrorCounty staff estimates that about 31 percent of short-term rental operators are currently required to file and remit transient occupancy taxes under the current...

American Airlines adds red-eye from PSP to Dallas-Fort Worth for summer - The Desert Sun

The Desert SunAmerican Airlines adds red-eye from PSP to Dallas-Fort Worth for summerThe Desert Sun... for tourism in greater Palm Springs, especially during the summer months when we lose nearly two-thirds of our flights,” White said. MINT:...

Beachwood to dissolve convention and visitors bureau - Cleveland Jewish News

Cleveland Jewish NewsBeachwood to dissolve convention and visitors bureauCleveland Jewish NewsMayor Martin S. Horwitz said because the city funds the convention and visitors bureau that “it's only fair that we have some representation.” Horwitz...

Tourism group brings money to town - Harrison Daily

Harrison DailyTourism group brings money to townHarrison DailyLarry Sexton, CVB director of sales, is constantly selling Harrison to groups around the state and farther afield. At the February meeting he talked about: Events that are committed to...

Letter: Summit brought tourism industry together - The Salem News

Letter: Summit brought tourism industry togetherThe Salem NewsThe daylong event kicked off with a regional tourism council directors panel featuring the North of Boston Convention & Visitors Bureau (NBCVB), Discover Central Massachusetts, 1...

Hotel Chaco offers glamping trips to Chaco Canyon - Los Alamos Monitor

Hotel Chaco offers glamping trips to Chaco CanyonLos Alamos MonitorSpacious canvas tents are outfitted with plush mattresses on raised bed frames, and a gourmet dinner will be prepared and served under the stars. For all guests, informative guides...

Sampson CVB awards grant to History Museum - Sampson Independent

Sampson IndependentSampson CVB awards grant to History MuseumSampson IndependentThe Sampson County CVB is a public authority whose purpose is to promote the development of travel and tourism related activities in Sampson County, through state,...

City to act on rental regulations - Cody Enterprise

City to act on rental regulationsCody Enterprise... at least one window in each bedroom must be large enough so people can escape a fire and also to allow entry by a fully-outfitted firefighter. “We've had to deal with a few of those,” he said of...

Santa Barbara hotel tax rakes in $1.2 million due to fire, flood evacuees - KSBY San Luis Obispo News

KSBY San Luis Obispo NewsSanta Barbara hotel tax rakes in $1.2 million due to fire, flood evacueesKSBY San Luis Obispo NewsDuring the month of January, the city of Santa Barbara collected over $1.2 million in transient occupancy tax. City...

Corpus Christi still tourist haven says ad campaign - Corpus Christi Business News

Corpus Christi Business NewsCorpus Christi still tourist haven says ad campaignCorpus Christi Business NewsThe ad campaign is necessary, said Paulette Kluge, CEO of the Corpus Christi Convention and Visitors Bureau, because the city has seen a...

Zoning Board to deliberate on 3 conditional use applications - Marianas Variety

Zoning Board to deliberate on 3 conditional use applicationsMarianas VarietyZoning Administrator Therese Ogumoro said the use for the application is classified as hotel/motel and is permitted in the district as a conditional use. The project is...
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