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Charleston hospitality leaders announce new plans to recruit workers - Charleston Post Courier

Charleston Post CourierCharleston hospitality leaders announce new plans to recruit workersCharleston Post CourierThe entire study was not available for public release, but CVB members can ask for figures on two or three positions they're...

Chamber supports Sunday alcohol sales, seeks tourism head - Tahlequah Daily Press

Chamber supports Sunday alcohol sales, seeks tourism headTahlequah Daily PressFor the time being, Mercedes Goins will be interim director of CVB. The board also chose to send a letter to the Cherokee County Commissioners, showing their support for...

Williamson Convention and Visitors Bureau president appointed to US Travel board - The Tennessean

The TennesseanWilliamson Convention and Visitors Bureau president appointed to US Travel boardThe Tennessean... Travel board has included some of the most influential people in the industry and helped shape national tourism policy. It makes me...

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This Week in Tourism: #OurAlton — ready to rock it - Alton Telegraph

Alton TelegraphThis Week in Tourism: #OurAlton — ready to rock itAlton TelegraphThe CVB is preparing rally signs of #OurAlton to wave in anticipation and also a reverse side to show our good sportsmanship by saying congrats in case we don't win as...

Letter: Visitors Center opening success thanks to community - Brown County Democrat

Brown County DemocratLetter: Visitors Center opening success thanks to communityBrown County DemocratThe Brown County Tourism Commission and CVB board of directors; Bruce Gould, Kevin Ault and Mike Patrick, who served on the visitors center review...

Stark to use bed tax money to promote arts - News - The Repository ... - Canton Repository

Canton RepositoryStark to use bed tax money to promote arts - News - The Repository ...Canton RepositoryRepresentatives of ArtsinStark, Visit Canton and the local arts community asked Stark County commissioners Monday to approve an agreement that...

Local organizations say lodging tax could help promote city's arts, culture [photos] - Chattanooga Times Free Press

Chattanooga Times Free PressLocal organizations say lodging tax could help promote city's arts, culture [photos]Chattanooga Times Free PressWith a new president taking over at the Chattanooga Convention and Visitors Bureau, some leaders at local...

Village of Oswego rejoins Aurora Area CVB - Chicago Daily Herald

Chicago Daily HeraldVillage of Oswego rejoins Aurora Area CVBChicago Daily HeraldA municipal marketing partnership program, launched last year by the Aurora Area CVB, will provide Oswego with dedicated tourism promotion featuring the visitor...

Tempe hotel-center deal criticized for large tax rebates - East Valley Tribune

East Valley TribuneTempe hotel-center deal criticized for large tax rebatesEast Valley TribuneDuring the first 10 years of the agreement, the city will rebate 100 percent of the unrestricted portion of the combined transaction privilege tax, or...

The Record Delta | Letter: CVB: Tourism is big business in Upshur ... - Record Delta

Record DeltaThe Record Delta | Letter: CVB: Tourism is big business in Upshur ...Record DeltaThe tourism industry is big business in West Virginia employing nearly 45,000 people and generating $4.14 billion in direct-travel spending. But not only...

Tourism leaders sound warning - Glens Falls Post-Star

Glens Falls Post-StarTourism leaders sound warningGlens Falls Post-StarThe sales tax brought in by tourism in Warren County cuts the average homeowner's property tax by $2,500, Kohls said. The organization made five recommendations for county...

Spedden receives Tourism Advocate award - Herald-Mail Media

Herald-Mail MediaSpedden receives Tourism Advocate awardHerald-Mail MediaANNAPOLIS — The Maryland Tourism Coalition (MTC), led by Board Chairman Michael Haynie, recently presented Visit Hagerstown-Washington County Convention and Visitors Bureau...

Airbnb popularity growing; Springfield to take its piece with new tax - The State Journal-Register

The State Journal-RegisterAirbnb popularity growing; Springfield to take its piece with new taxThe State Journal-RegisterThough a new concept for Springfield, Airbnb isn't new to paying taxes in Illinois. According to Airbnb spokesman Benjamin...

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...

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...

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...

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...
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