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Business - KeysNews.com

BusinessKeysNews.comIn the Lower Keys, at Looe Key Reef Resort, the bar and restaurant are open each afternoon and evening, but the 24 or so hotel rooms need work and will hopefully reopen around December, an employee said on Thursday. The news...

Our View: Mural a marker for concern over Flagstaff tourism promotion - Arizona Daily Sun

Arizona Daily SunOur View: Mural a marker for concern over Flagstaff tourism promotionArizona Daily SunThe CVB didn't cause the backups; but so far it hasn't done much to discourage them. This past winter, its widely distributed “Winter...

July 2016 hailstorm dents Colorado Springs sales tax revenue in September - Colorado Springs Gazette

July 2016 hailstorm dents Colorado Springs sales tax revenue in SeptemberColorado Springs GazetteThe city's tax on hotel rooms and rental cars rose 5.9 percent to $777,623, the smallest monthly gain since June 2016. However, collections of the...

City Sales- and Bed-Tax Revenues Have Dropped Steadily - Santa Barbara Independent

Santa Barbara IndependentCity Sales- and Bed-Tax Revenues Have Dropped SteadilySanta Barbara IndependentSales and bed taxes have been dropping steadily for the City of Santa Barbara this past year. Sales tax, returned for the previous quarter by...

Lodging tax audit mulled - Crossville Chronicle

Lodging tax audit mulledCrossville ChronicleThe Cumberland County Budget Committee will request County Trustee Kim Wyatt to be at its next meeting to discuss the audit process of hotel/motel tax collections in the county. During Cumberland County...

Collier tourism orchestrates quick recovery - The News-Press - The News-Press

The News-PressCollier tourism orchestrates quick recovery - The News-PressThe News-PressThree weeks ago, record-breaking Hurricane Irma made landfall in Florida, heavily impacting several cities across the state and leaving millions without...

Peterson Joins Tourism Bureau | www.mackinacislandnews.com ... - Mackinac Island Town Crier

Peterson Joins Tourism Bureau | www.mackinacislandnews.com ...Mackinac Island Town CrierRick Peterson has joined the Mackinac Island Convention and Visitors Bureau (CVB) and the Mackinac Island Tourism Bureau, jointly known as Mackinac...

Fast-growing Airbnb slowly joining tax rolls - Bowling Green Daily News

Fast-growing Airbnb slowly joining tax rollsBowling Green Daily NewsStarted in California in 2006 but officially launched as Airbnb in 2009, the online marketplace dealing as a broker for bed and breakfasts and other types of lodging has exploded....

ACLUD elections: Voters pass hotel-motel tax - Iowa City Press Citizen

Iowa City Press CitizenACLUD elections: Voters pass hotel-motel taxIowa City Press CitizenBy a near-unanimous vote, voters in the Amana Colonies Land Use District agreed to the hotel-motel tax for the Colonies' hotels and bed and breakfast inns...

Tampa hotels tacking on questionable fees at checkout - WTSP 10 News

WTSP 10 NewsTampa hotels tacking on questionable fees at checkoutWTSP 10 NewsHowever, the “special assessment fee” is not transparent when booking a room rate; it is controlled by hotel owners and not a taxpayer-monitored board in-the-sunshine. It...

Greater Cincinnati tourism now a $5 billion industry and growing - Cincinnati Business Courier

Cincinnati Business CourierGreater Cincinnati tourism now a $5 billion industry and growingCincinnati Business CourierMike Laatsch, chief operating officer of the Cincinnati USA CVB, said tourism is growing twice as fast as any other sector....

Business notes: York County tourism bureau earns new accreditation - The Herald

The HeraldBusiness notes: York County tourism bureau earns new accreditationThe HeraldThe Rock Hill/York County Convention & Visitors Bureau was awarded with a new accreditation earlier this week. The bureau received the Destination Marketing...

Measuring the Greenbrier CVB's success - Beckley Register-Herald

Beckley Register-HeraldMeasuring the Greenbrier CVB's successBeckley Register-HeraldMost of the county's bed taxes come from the resort's overnight guests. As required by state law, the county splits the hotel/motel tax revenue it collects with...

Q-C tourism partners celebrate 2017 | Economy | qctimes.com - Quad City Times

Quad City TimesQ-C tourism partners celebrate 2017 | Economy | qctimes.comQuad City TimesAt an event devoted to celebrating the Quad-Cities Convention & Visitors Bureau's past year of accomplishments, President and CEO Joe Taylor looked...

Chattanooga CVB Announces New Tourism Numbers At 76th ... - The Chattanoogan

Chattanooga Times Free PressChattanooga CVB Announces New Tourism Numbers At 76th ...The ChattanooganThe Chattanooga Convention and Visitors Bureau announced on Wednesday at the annual meeting and luncheon that the economic impact of tourism...

Despite Hurricane Irma, Hillsborough remains on pace to unlock hotel tax that could pay for Rays ballpark - Tampabay.com

Tampabay.comDespite Hurricane Irma, Hillsborough remains on pace to unlock hotel tax that could pay for Rays ballparkTampabay.comCounties that pass the threshold can increase the tourist development tax, often called the room or bed tax, from 5...

Airbnb to begin collecting bed tax in Madera County on Oct. 1 - Sierra Star

Sierra StarAirbnb to begin collecting bed tax in Madera County on Oct. 1Sierra StarAirbnb, the world's leading community-driven hospitality company, has partnered with Madera County on a new tax agreement. Beginning Oct. 1, Airbnb will begin...

Lawmakers revisit plan to tax short-term rentals | Local News ... - Gloucester Daily Times

Gloucester Daily TimesLawmakers revisit plan to tax short-term rentals | Local News ...Gloucester Daily TimesBOSTON — Lawmakers are revisiting a stalled plan to tax and regulate short-term rental units, with a legislative panel recommending a 5...

Lawmakers revisit plan to tax short-term rentals | News ... - Eagle-Tribune

Lawmakers revisit plan to tax short-term rentals | News ...Eagle-TribuneBOSTON — Lawmakers are revisiting a stalled plan to tax and regulate short-term rental units, with a legislative panel recommending a 5 percent levy on ...and more »

Mercer CVB annual report shows tax revenue increase from ... - Bluefield Daily Telegraph

Bluefield Daily TelegraphMercer CVB annual report shows tax revenue increase from ...Bluefield Daily TelegraphMore tax revenue for promoting tourism and more internet activity pointing to more interest in Mercer County and southern West Virginia...
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