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Gettysburg lodging sales hit all-time high in 2017 - Gettysburg Times

Gettysburg lodging sales hit all-time high in 2017Gettysburg Times... County Arts Council, East Berlin VFW, Lincoln Fellowship of Pennsylvania, and the Fourth of July fireworks celebration at Gettysburg College," according to the release. The...

City may begin taxing Airbnbs and similar businesses - Columbia Missourian

Columbia MissourianCity may begin taxing Airbnbs and similar businessesColumbia MissourianThe city is considering expanding the definition of a hotel to include short-term rentals, which would slap a hotel and sales tax on bed-and-breakfast...

Golf car tours could be coming downtown; increasing tourism and economic growth - WJBF-TV

WJBF-TVGolf car tours could be coming downtown; increasing tourism and economic growthWJBF-TVAUGUSTA, Ga. (WJBF)– “Visitors in Augusta mean dollars,” Jennifer Bowen, Vice President of Destination Development at the Augusta Convention and Visitor's...

Does tourism season equal traffic season? | WCBD News 2 - WCBD News 2

WCBD News 2Does tourism season equal traffic season? | WCBD News 2WCBD News 2If locals are going to 'ding' the tourism industry for something, it's going to be an increase in traffic during tourism season. However, th…and more »

Record-breaking 7.9 million tourists visited PBC in 2017 - MyPalmBeachPost

MyPalmBeachPostRecord-breaking 7.9 million tourists visited PBC in 2017MyPalmBeachPostSince October, the county has collected $15.5 million in tourism tax revenue, a 15.5 percent increase over the same four-month period the previous budget year....

More Middle and Upper Keys lodging reopening | Florida Keys ... - Florida Keys Weekly

Florida Keys WeeklyMore Middle and Upper Keys lodging reopening | Florida Keys ...Florida Keys WeeklyWith Pelican Cove due to reopen on Friday, Feb. 16, and Cheeca Lodge & Spa opening on Mar. 30, the number of lodging and hotel rooms available in...

County Commission backs Durrett to end tourism funding agreement - Clarksville Leaf Chronicle

Clarksville Leaf ChronicleCounty Commission backs Durrett to end tourism funding agreementClarksville Leaf ChronicleSo, the city and county each agreed in 2005 to give local tourism an added 5 percent per local government. It's the county's...

Airbnb Taxes | Florida Airbnb Taxes - The Real Deal - The Real Deal Magazine

The Real Deal MagazineAirbnb Taxes | Florida Airbnb Taxes - The Real DealThe Real Deal MagazineAs Airbnb continues to duke it out with Florida's hotel industry over property owners' rights to rent their homes to vacationers, the tech company...

Lincoln tourism leaders unveil Abe, with shades, in hopes of luring ... - Lincoln Journal Star

Lincoln Journal StarLincoln tourism leaders unveil Abe, with shades, in hopes of luring ...Lincoln Journal StarThe is not your great-great-great-great grandma's Abraham Lincoln.and more »

Local Tax Registration Tips for Hospitality Clients - Accountingweb.com

Accountingweb.comLocal Tax Registration Tips for Hospitality ClientsAccountingweb.comLodging or Vacation Rentals. A common misconception is that longer-term vacation rentals do not have the same registration requirements as hotels, but Airbnbs,...

Airbnb says it generated more than $45 million in Florida tax ... - Tampabay.com

Tampabay.comAirbnb says it generated more than $45 million in Florida tax ...Tampabay.comAirbnb announced Monday it's more than doubled its Florida tax revenue dollars in the last year at $45.7 million, further cementing the app that lets you rent...

CVB Tourism Committee recommends awarding money to area projects - Le Mars Daily Sentinel

CVB Tourism Committee recommends awarding money to area projectsLe Mars Daily SentinelLE MARS — The Le Mars City Council has received the recommendation on the expenditure of Hotel/Motel Sales Tax dollars for the 2018-2019 budget year. The list...

Yountville: Hotel tax revenue dips, but doesn't crash, after Napa Valley fires - Napa Valley Register

Napa Valley RegisterYountville: Hotel tax revenue dips, but doesn't crash, after Napa Valley firesNapa Valley RegisterThe impact was heaviest immediately after the disaster, as year-over-year revenue for October plunged 36 percent, average room...

CVB report shows tourism-related spending up in Boone County - ABC17News.com

ABC17News.comCVB report shows tourism-related spending up in Boone CountyABC17News.comCOLUMBIA, Mo. - Columbia city officials announced that the Convection of Visitors Bureau's annual report for 2017's fiscal year was released. The report...

Hurricane fallout for Palm Beach County: more tourists - MyPalmBeachPost

MyPalmBeachPostHurricane fallout for Palm Beach County: more touristsMyPalmBeachPostIn January alone, the county took in $5.7 million in tourism taxes, a 17.5 percent jump from the previous year. The tourism council had projected a 4 percent jump...

LANE: Bed tax bills look at new uses for tourists' dollars - Daytona Beach News-Journal

Daytona Beach News-JournalLANE: Bed tax bills look at new uses for tourists' dollarsDaytona Beach News-JournalThe bed tax is a tax on short-term rentals. The money it raises buys advertising. Advertising to encourage more short-term rentals, and...

CVB releases tourism report - Dodge City Daily Globe

CVB releases tourism reportDodge City Daily GlobeTourism was big for Dodge City and Ford County for 2016 as the Convention and Visitors Bureau announced the release of the 2016 tourism report by Tourism Economics. The report was put together by...

Solvang CVB renews 'Take Amtrak to Solvang' early to aid tourism ... - Santa Maria Times

Santa Maria TimesSolvang CVB renews 'Take Amtrak to Solvang' early to aid tourism ...Santa Maria TimesA promotion to encourage visitors to leave their cars at home and ride Amtrak is being renewed early by the Solvang Conference & Visitors Bureau...

Head of Glendale tourism office resigns, questions city's financial responsibility and support during harassment - Phoenix Business Journal

Phoenix Business JournalHead of Glendale tourism office resigns, questions city's financial responsibility and support during harassmentPhoenix Business Journal“It's not always easy to do the right thing and to stand up for the betterment of the...

Wallowa County bed tax disagreement: Price says county has been heavy-handed - Wallowa County Cheiftain

Wallowa County bed tax disagreement: Price says county has been heavy-handedWallowa County CheiftainThe company hosts an online marketplace and hospitality service designed for people to lease or rent short-term lodging including vacation rentals,...
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