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Sporting events help drive Gainesville tourism - Gainesville Times

Gainesville TimesSporting events help drive Gainesville tourismGainesville TimesIn 2016, tourism generated $9.1 million in local tax revenues, Mayor Danny Dunagan said during his state of the city address earlier this year. The outlook for tourism...

Tourism assistant joins CVB - Abilene Recorder Chronicle

Tourism assistant joins CVBAbilene Recorder Chronicle“I believe in order to fully understand customer service, you must first be a waitress,” Flora said. She is also enrolled in online tourism courses, including coursework in travel patterns and...

B&B owners convince city to consider impact of proposed ... - Ottawa Citizen

Ottawa CitizenB&B owners convince city to consider impact of proposed ...Ottawa CitizenOwners of small bed and breakfasts on Tuesday pleaded with Mayor Jim Watson and councillors to be exempted from collecting a four-per-cent tax on guest...

Chattanooga Convention and Visitor's Bureau down to 'a few' finalists for new leader - Chattanooga Times Free Press

Chattanooga Times Free PressChattanooga Convention and Visitor's Bureau down to 'a few' finalists for new leaderChattanooga Times Free PressThe Chattanooga Convention and Visitor's Bureau (CVB) should soon announce its pick for a new president and...

Sawyer County supports towns imposing room tax - Ashland Daily Press

Sawyer County supports towns imposing room taxAshland Daily Press14, the Sawyer County Board of Supervisors approved a non-binding resolution supporting Sawyer County municipalities imposing a room tax on lodging. The resolution originated when...

New River Gorge CVB, Bridge Day celebrate 2017 Stars of the Industry Award wins - The Fayette Tribune

The Fayette TribuneNew River Gorge CVB, Bridge Day celebrate 2017 Stars of the Industry Award winsThe Fayette TribuneThe New River Gorge CVB and Bridge Day are celebrating two 2017 Stars of the Industry Awards wins. At the 2017 Governor's...

Broadway Hotel TIF should be approved - Columbia Daily Tribune - Columbia Daily Tribune

Columbia Daily TribuneBroadway Hotel TIF should be approved - Columbia Daily TribuneColumbia Daily TribuneOwner David Parmley has made a convincing case for tax increment financing to help pay for his proposed second Broadway Hotel tower on...

County tracks down Airbnb hosts to make them pay taxes - but Airbnb says it'll handle that now [photos] - Chattanooga Times Free Press

Chattanooga Times Free PressCounty tracks down Airbnb hosts to make them pay taxes - but Airbnb says it'll handle that now [photos]Chattanooga Times Free PressThe rooms, which rent for between $35 to $50 a night, are almost always booked — at a...

Branson CVB hears result of sports marketing research - Branson Tri-Lakes news

Branson Tri-Lakes newsBranson CVB hears result of sports marketing researchBranson Tri-Lakes newsThe group began their work in July, conducting interviews with community stakeholders and touring venues. Jon Schmieder, CEO and founder of the Huddle...

Official: 'Wide Open Fun' based on 'rigorous research' - News ... - Daytona Beach News-Journal

Daytona Beach News-JournalOfficial: 'Wide Open Fun' based on 'rigorous research' - News ...Daytona Beach News-JournalDAYTONA BEACH — “Wide Open Fun,” a new tourism marketing slogan for Daytona Beach that has sparked significant negative reactions...

B&Bs have reservations about 4% hotel tax coming to Ottawa - CBC.ca

CBC.caB&Bs have reservations about 4% hotel tax coming to OttawaCBC.caThe city is set to introduce a mandatory four per cent hotel tax in the new year that is expected to raise as much as $12 million annually for Ottawa's tourism industry....

Reevely: Ottawa wants to hike hotel-room tax, apply it to Airbnb ... - Ottawa Citizen

Ottawa CitizenReevely: Ottawa wants to hike hotel-room tax, apply it to Airbnb ...Ottawa CitizenTourists visiting Ottawa can expect to pay higher taxes on their hotel rooms in the new year and won't be able to dodge them by renting places with...

Tourism debate considers how best to promote Lake George region - Glens Falls Post-Star

Glens Falls Post-StarTourism debate considers how best to promote Lake George regionGlens Falls Post-Star... 'relative search' for Lake George and additional decline when compared relative to Lake Placid. In addition, many lodging websites have...

Tourism debate considers how best to promote Lake George region - Glens Falls Post-Star

Glens Falls Post-StarTourism debate considers how best to promote Lake George regionGlens Falls Post-StarThe Warren County Lodging Association called earlier this year for a virtual disbanding of the county Tourism Department, with more funding...

Yellow Springs planning 3-percent lodging tax - Dayton Daily News - MyDaytonDailyNews

MyDaytonDailyNewsYellow Springs planning 3-percent lodging tax - Dayton Daily NewsMyDaytonDailyNewsA new lodging tax in Yellow Springs would generate $25K annually in revenue, according to village officials.and more »

New initiative seeks to expand group tourism in Warren County - Glens Falls Post-Star

Glens Falls Post-StarNew initiative seeks to expand group tourism in Warren CountyGlens Falls Post-StarThe idea to increase funding for the CVB came after members of the Warren County Lodging Association pushed a plan to take a majority of the...

Keith Sanford is elected chairman of Chattanooga tourism bureau ... - Chattanooga Times Free Press

Chattanooga Times Free PressKeith Sanford is elected chairman of Chattanooga tourism bureau ...Chattanooga Times Free PressKeith Sanford, president and CEO of the Tennessee Aquarium, has been elected chairman of the Chattanooga Area Convention and...

Lee County achieves year-over-year bed tax gain despite Hurricane ... - The News-Press

The News-PressLee County achieves year-over-year bed tax gain despite Hurricane ...The News-PressStrong demand for lodgings immediately before and after Hurricane Irma blunted the temptation to discount, helping the bed tax bottom line.and more »

Reindeer Farm wins Gold Star Award at Mat-Su CVB annual celebration of tourism industry - Mat-Su Valley Frontiersman

Mat-Su Valley FrontiersmanReindeer Farm wins Gold Star Award at Mat-Su CVB annual celebration of tourism industryMat-Su Valley FrontiersmanThe Mat-Su Convention Visitors Bureau held its annual “Stars of Industry” Awards at Evangelo's Restaurant on...

Investing tourist tax in tourism keeps our economy strong - Orlando ... - Orlando Sentinel

Orlando SentinelInvesting tourist tax in tourism keeps our economy strong - Orlando ...Orlando SentinelIf Florida's tourist development taxes were spent on basic government services,, hotels, restaurants and business would suffer, Carol B. Dover...
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