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Hotels, Airbnbs to pay portion of profits to city tax coffers - The Register Star

The Register StarHotels, Airbnbs to pay portion of profits to city tax coffersThe Register StarGoals include creating a tax base within the city indpendent of property owners and their tenants; ensuring all providers of short-term lodging in the...

NKY Tourism Report: Ark Encounter, Kona Ice Honored - The River City News

The River City NewsNKY Tourism Report: Ark Encounter, Kona Ice HonoredThe River City NewsNorthern Kentucky's travel and tourism industry continued to boom in 2016, generating nearly $1.7 billion of total economic impact including $388 million...

New Orleans hosted a record 10.45 million tourists in 2016 - NOLA.com

NOLA.comNew Orleans hosted a record 10.45 million tourists in 2016NOLA.comNew Orleans Convention and Visitors Bureau CEO Stephen Perry, New Orleans Tourism and Marketing Corp. CEO Mark Romig, and Mayor Mitch Landrieu all praised the...

Business rate rise and planned tourist bed tax 'may force hotels to ... - Belfast Telegraph

Belfast TelegraphBusiness rate rise and planned tourist bed tax 'may force hotels to ...Belfast TelegraphHotels across England may be forced to hike their prices by at least £5 a night as they face the double whammy of a near-£800 million business...

Hotel tax included in county tourism initiative | Local News | journal ... - Journal-Times

Journal-TimesHotel tax included in county tourism initiative | Local News | journal ...Journal-TimesCorrection: The Journal-Times recently reported no tax was enacted with the passage of an ordinance establishing a tourism commission. That was...

Report: Tourism generates $85M in Baldwin County - The Union-Recorder

The Union-RecorderReport: Tourism generates $85M in Baldwin CountyThe Union-RecorderAs Milledgeville and Baldwin County's designated arm for promoting travel in Baldwin County, the CVB's director said her agency has been blessed with an abundance...

Madison Could Ink Deal With Airbnb To Collect Room Taxes - Wisconsin Public Radio News

Wisconsin Public Radio NewsMadison Could Ink Deal With Airbnb To Collect Room TaxesWisconsin Public Radio News... Madison might be missing out on as much as $270,000 in potential tax revenue a year because less than 20 of the estimated 400 Madison...

Let tourists pay costs of Trump's Palm Beach visits, county commissioner says - Sun Sentinel

Sun SentinelLet tourists pay costs of Trump's Palm Beach visits, county commissioner saysSun SentinelState law doesn't allow Palm Beach County to use tourist hotel taxes, called bed taxes, to pay for public safety services, but Abrams is hoping...

Madison County Board committee nixes Alton CVB tourism plan, stays with 'status quo' - Alton Telegraph

Alton TelegraphMadison County Board committee nixes Alton CVB tourism plan, stays with 'status quo'Alton TelegraphScott Cousins/The Telegraph Visitors to the Watershed Nature Center have a chance to see plants and animals from a variety of...

Room tax expansion back on Falmouth warrant - Cape Cod Times (subscription)

Room tax expansion back on Falmouth warrantCape Cod Times (subscription)FALMOUTH — Voters at town meeting will again be asked to support an expansion of the room excise tax charged at hotels, motels and bed-and-breakfast businesses to include all...

Lansing tourism group blames state for $37K tax lien - Lansing State Journal

Lansing State JournalLansing tourism group blames state for $37K tax lienLansing State JournalLANSING – The Greater Lansing Convention & Visitors Bureau blames a recent tax lien on a state computer mix-up. On March 7, the Michigan Treasury filed a...

Salisbury-Rowan tourism board approves change in occupancy tax ... - Salisbury Post

Salisbury PostSalisbury-Rowan tourism board approves change in occupancy tax ...Salisbury PostSALISBURY — The Salisbury-Rowan Convention and Visitors Bureau board voted Monday to increase the county's occupancy tax from 3 percent to 6 percent.and...

Bill would require private lodging facilities to collect bed tax - KTVQ ... - KTVQ Billings News

KTVQ Billings NewsBill would require private lodging facilities to collect bed tax - KTVQ ...KTVQ Billings NewsA bill to include modern-day bed-and-breakfasts in the state's collection of bed taxes has passed the Montana Senate and will now make...

Lodging tax revenue indicates tourism industry is doing well; the tax is up for renewal this year - Stillwater Gazette

Stillwater GazetteLodging tax revenue indicates tourism industry is doing well; the tax is up for renewal this yearStillwater GazetteThe cities of Stillwater and Oak Park Heights implemented a 3 percent lodging tax in 2008 to generate revenue for...

Chattanooga Visitors Bureau's spending scrutinized, but tourism ... - Chattanooga Times Free Press

Chattanooga Times Free PressChattanooga Visitors Bureau's spending scrutinized, but tourism ...Chattanooga Times Free PressBob Doak, president and CEO of the Chattanooga Cenvention and Visitors Bureau, talks to guests as a high-definition live...

Airbnb hosts must pay hotel room tax - ABC27

ABC27Airbnb hosts must pay hotel room taxABC27“I welcome all my guests with a little sign each night,” she says, pointing to a sign that welcomes ABC27. But it takes more than that to run her bed and breakfast in Mechanicsburg. Fagan showed us her...

Lake County's port authority seeking hotel bed tax increase to fund lakefront projects - News-Herald.com

News-Herald.comLake County's port authority seeking hotel bed tax increase to fund lakefront projectsNews-Herald.com“Essentially what this does is allow the commissioners to levy a 2 percent on additional use tax,” Madison said at the meeting. “So...

Stawar: Alton CVB gets ready for tourism and fun despite cold snap - Alton Telegraph

Alton TelegraphStawar: Alton CVB gets ready for tourism and fun despite cold snapAlton TelegraphAs we prepare to hit the high notes of Mardi Gras, there are lots of celebrations planned from Roper's Regal Beagle in Godfrey to the Grafton Oyster...

Rising Tourism: Jefferson CVB: Visitation to county has increased - Martinsburg Journal

Martinsburg JournalRising Tourism: Jefferson CVB: Visitation to county has increasedMartinsburg JournalJournal photo by Ron Agnir Tourists wander along Potomac Street through Lower Harpers Ferry Wednesday afternoon. CHARLES TOWN — The Jefferson...

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