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Audit faults Chattanooga Convention and Visitors Bureau for missing credit card receipts, lax reporting - Chattanooga Times Free Press

The ChattanooganAudit faults Chattanooga Convention and Visitors Bureau for missing credit card receipts, lax reportingChattanooga Times Free PressBob Doak, CVB President and CEO, delivers the State of the Tourism Industry address during the 76th...

Stark County hotel tax to double - Canton Repository

Canton RepositoryStark County hotel tax to doubleCanton Repository22, the tax on hotel rooms in Stark County will go up to 15.5 percent from 12.5 percent after Stark County commissioners approved the increase Wednesday afternoon. CANTON Stark...

Stark County hotel tax to double - Massillon Independent

Massillon IndependentStark County hotel tax to doubleMassillon IndependentCANTON Stark County commissioners voted unanimously Wednesday afternoon to double the county's hotel bed tax from 3 percent to 6 percent. The total tax on hotel rooms in the...

Wife charged after man stabbed to death in Sequatchie County Tuesday evening - WTVC

WTVCWife charged after man stabbed to death in Sequatchie County Tuesday eveningWTVCThe Comptroller's office says while some CVB expenses may appear lavish or questionable compared to county government departments, they might be considered...

TN Comptroller urges Chattanooga's CVB to have more control over spending - WTVC

WTVCTN Comptroller urges Chattanooga's CVB to have more control over spendingWTVCThe Comptroller's office says while some CVB expenses may appear lavish or questionable compared to county government departments, they might be considered reasonable...

State funds to aid Wythe tourism efforts - Southwest Virginia Today

State funds to aid Wythe tourism effortsSouthwest Virginia TodayThe CVB and Joint IDA are two of 50 tourism initiatives to be granted state funding under the program. A minimum of three Virginia entities must partner to apply for the grant. The...

State Comptroller Says More Control Over Spending Needed At CVB - The Chattanoogan

The ChattanooganState Comptroller Says More Control Over Spending Needed At CVBThe ChattanooganOther findings disclose the CVB is not making written reports to the Hamilton County Mayor and Board of Commissioners as required by Resolution 207-27,...

CVB was missing receipts, didn't make required reports, state audit finds - Chattanooga Times Free Press

Chattanooga Times Free PressCVB was missing receipts, didn't make required reports, state audit findsChattanooga Times Free PressWhile some CVB expenses may appear lavish or questionable compared to county government departments, the comptroller's...

Morning Headlines: Police Union Endorses Mandel; White Nationalist's Lawyer Gives OSU A New Deadline - WKSU News

Morning Headlines: Police Union Endorses Mandel; White Nationalist's Lawyer Gives OSU A New DeadlineWKSU NewsStark County will decide today whether to raise its hotel bed tax. Commissioners are expected to vote to raise the bed tax from 12 and a...

Hotel-tax rise set for NLR agenda - Arkansas Online

Arkansas OnlineHotel-tax rise set for NLR agendaArkansas OnlineThe city's Advertising and Promotion Commission voted in April to recommend the lodging tax be increased from 3 percent to 4 percent on rentals of hotel and motel rooms,...

Hamilton Co. holds Opportunity Zone kickoff event at Orchard Knob Elementary Tuesday - WTVC

WTVCHamilton Co. holds Opportunity Zone kickoff event at Orchard Knob Elementary TuesdayWTVCThe Comptroller's office says while some CVB expenses may appear lavish or questionable compared to county government departments, they might be considered...

Stark weighing hotel bed tax hike - Canton Repository

Stark weighing hotel bed tax hikeCanton RepositoryStarting in 30 days, those staying in nearly all Stark County hotels, which have about nearly 3,000 rooms, would see a tax increase from 12.5 percent to 15.5 percent of the room cost. A provision...

Athens CVB celebrates tourism industry's success - Online Athens

Online AthensAthens CVB celebrates tourism industry's successOnline AthensKim Barnett of Benson's Hospitality Group was named the CVB's Partner of the Year for her collaborative efforts to help the CVB and tourism in Athens “achieve...

Supporters of Ballot Issue 2A host informational meeting - Lamar Ledger

Supporters of Ballot Issue 2A host informational meetingLamar LedgerBallot Issue 2A states, “Shall the City of Lamar's taxes be increased by $260,000 annually, and by whatever additional amounts are collected annually, thereafter, from a 5% tax of...

Supporters of Ballot Issue 2A host informational meeting - Lamar Ledger

Supporters of Ballot Issue 2A host informational meetingLamar LedgerBallot Issue 2A states, “Shall the City of Lamar's taxes be increased by $260,000 annually, and by whatever additional amounts are collected annually, thereafter, from a 5% tax of...

Broward plans to increase tourist tax - Sun Sentinel

Sun SentinelBroward plans to increase tourist taxSun SentinelVisitors could soon be paying more to sleep at hotel rooms or other lodgings in Broward County. County commissioners on Tuesday gave initial approval to raising the county's Tourist...

AG Morrisey weighs in on hotel/motel tax debate - Bluefield Daily Telegraph

AG Morrisey weighs in on hotel/motel tax debateBluefield Daily TelegraphJamie Null, executive director of the CVB, told the commissioners at a meeting in May that all revenue from the hotel/motel tax should be spent primarily to bring people into...

City poised to sell The Chattanoogan luxury hotel and conference center - Chattanooga Times Free Press

City poised to sell The Chattanoogan luxury hotel and conference centerChattanooga Times Free PressJon Kinsey, who was Chattanooga's mayor then, said that even if the city doesn't sell The Chattanoogan for enough to cover its bond debt, the hotel...

Director of Pike County Tourism CVB releases new video highlighting offerings - Williamson Daily News

Williamson Daily NewsDirector of Pike County Tourism CVB releases new video highlighting offeringsWilliamson Daily NewsPIKEVILLE, Ky. - Pike County Tourism CVB, in partnership with the Kentucky Department of Travel and Tourism, and Miles Media,...

Report: Tourism a $416.1 million industry in Abilene - ReporterNews.com

ReporterNews.comReport: Tourism a $416.1 million industry in AbileneReporterNews.comTourism in 2016 was a $416.1 million driver of the Abilene area's economy, employing 3,930 people and providing $11.5 million in local tax receipts, according to a...
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