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West Memphis Takes Tourism Cue From Big River Crossing - Memphis Daily News

West Memphis Takes Tourism Cue From Big River CrossingMemphis Daily NewsAs a book-end to the newly opened Big River Crossing, West Memphis is rebooting its convention and visitors bureau with a renewed approach to marketing the town and its...

June flood affected tourism, but 2017 looks bright - Beckley Register-Herald

June flood affected tourism, but 2017 looks brightBeckley Register-HeraldThe June 23 flooding event put a damper on tourism numbers that were on track to exceed years past, said New River Gorge Convention and Visitors Bureau Director Sharon...

Hotel tax increase requested in Chesco - Daily Local News

Hotel tax increase requested in ChescoDaily Local NewsAs it stands the 3 percent tax on hotel rooms and other businesses offering lodging brings in approximately $1.7 million for use by the Visitors Bureau, whose offices are located outside the...

Local Tourism And Teamwork - Yankton Daily Press

Local Tourism And TeamworkYankton Daily PressLocal tourism — and, especially, the promoting of it — really needs to be a team effort. That's why the announcement made last week that Yankton's Convention and Visitors Bureau (CVB) and the Lewis and...

More hotels in Stark means more bed tax dollars - Canton Repository

More hotels in Stark means more bed tax dollarsCanton RepositoryMeanwhile, the addition of more than 700 hotel rooms since 2014 is translating into more tax dollars for the county and local municipalities. Through the end of 2016, the county's...

Editorial: Davenport should reconsider slashing tourism funding ... - Quad-Cities Online

The Citizen.comEditorial: Davenport should reconsider slashing tourism funding ...Quad-Cities Online"Tourism is the Rodney Dangerfield of business," consultant Bill Geist once told Quad-Cities leaders. "We get no respect." That's certainly the...

How investing in tourism pays dividends in the Q-Cs | Viewpoints ... - Quad-Cities Online

Quad-Cities OnlineHow investing in tourism pays dividends in the Q-Cs | Viewpoints ...Quad-Cities OnlineTravel and tourism in the Quad-Cities is no small matter when one considers that visitors spend $800 million annually, which creates more than...

Applicants sought for bed tax committee - Maryville Daily Forum

Applicants sought for bed tax committeeMaryville Daily ForumAmong other things, McDanel has announced that applications are being sought from citizens interested in serving on a new Tourism Committee to be created in conjunction with...

The Telegraph | Madison County considering Alton CVB request to ... - Alton Telegraph

Alton TelegraphThe Telegraph | Madison County considering Alton CVB request to ...Alton TelegraphA group of customers enjoy a quiet lunch at Morrisons Irish Pub in Alton as part of “Restaurant Week.” THe Alton Convention and Visitor's Bureau is...

Revenue from Boyle room tax strong - Danville Advocate

Revenue from Boyle room tax strongDanville AdvocateThe Danville-Boyle County Convention and Visitors Bureau is continuing to see an increase in room tax revenue as more people stay in hotels in Boyle County. In the last fiscal year, the CVB saw a...

Bill would widen bed-tax collection requirement to Airbnb-style rentals - The Missoulian

Bill would widen bed-tax collection requirement to Airbnb-style rentalsThe MissoulianThe state collects a 4 percent lodging facility use tax that pays for tourism promotion efforts and a 3 percent sales tax that goes into the general fund. The...

Franklin County hotel tax to increase - Chambersburg Public Opinion

Franklin County hotel tax to increaseChambersburg Public OpinionFRANKLIN COUNTY - The Franklin County commissioners appear set to raise the county hotel tax from three percent to five percent. Currently the three percent tax on stays at hotels,...

Knox County deliquent hotel tax now collected, says county clerk - Knoxville News Sentinel

Knoxville News SentinelKnox County deliquent hotel tax now collected, says county clerkKnoxville News SentinelDelinquent hotel and motel taxes are now accounted for, according to Knox County Clerk Foster Arnett. He said in a January meeting of the...

Southeast Tourism ranks Brass Band Fest among the best again - Danville Advocate

Southeast Tourism ranks Brass Band Fest among the best againDanville AdvocateDanville's Great American Brass Band Festival has made Southeast Tourism Society's top 20 list of festivals for the third time. The Danville-Boyle County Convention and...

Tourism bureau adopts internet policy - Minden Press-Herald

Minden Press-HeraldTourism bureau adopts internet policyMinden Press-HeraldThe Webster Parish Convention and Visitors Bureau adopted an internet policy following the incident where the bureau's executive director mistakenly streamed live a nude...

Kelli West graduates from Louisiana Tourism Leadership Academy - KALB News (press release)

KALB News (press release)Kelli West graduates from Louisiana Tourism Leadership AcademyKALB News (press release)(APACVB) - The Louisiana Travel Promotion Association (LTPA) celebrated the graduation of Kelli West, Marketing Manager of the...

Utica councilman considers additional hotel tax - Utica Observer Dispatch

Utica Observer DispatchUtica councilman considers additional hotel taxUtica Observer DispatchIt hasn't been determined yet how much the potential tax would be, but Jacon said it is open to negotiation. Oneida County collects a 2 percent hotel...

London 'bed tax' sparks fury among hotels - The Independent

The IndependentLondon 'bed tax' sparks fury among hotelsThe IndependentIt says: “A Berlin-style tax of 5 per cent of the room rate per night could generate £240 million” each year. Such a tax would add £3.40 to the price of the average £68 budget...

Crookston CVB with Parks and Rec - Sports tourism initiative is a go - Redwood Falls Gazette

Crookston CVB with Parks and Rec - Sports tourism initiative is a goRedwood Falls GazetteGoal is to get visitors to stay in local lodging facilities and spend money in Crookston.and more »

CVB hopes Justice can bump tourism in Charleston - Charleston Gazette-Mail (subscription)

Charleston Gazette-Mail (subscription)CVB hopes Justice can bump tourism in CharlestonCharleston Gazette-Mail (subscription)The Charleston Convention and Visitors Bureau has big hopes for the city's tourism market under Gov. Jim Justice's new...
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