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Bridge Park: 8-story hotel expected to open Sept. 1 - ThisWeek Community News

ThisWeek Community NewsBridge Park: 8-story hotel expected to open Sept. 1ThisWeek Community News1, Dublin will have 17 hotels and about 2,300 hotel rooms, said Scott Dring, executive director of the Dublin Convention and Visitors Bureau. The city...

Boone vote sets motion for hotel bed increase - Cincinnati.com

Cincinnati.comBoone vote sets motion for hotel bed increaseCincinnati.comBURLINGTON - The Boone County Fiscal Court unanimously passed the 1 percent increase to the transient room tax Aug. 8. Campbell and Kenton counties previously approved the...

City councilors see tourism tax as lifeline for Williamsburg - Williamsburg Yorktown Daily

Williamsburg Yorktown DailyCity councilors see tourism tax as lifeline for WilliamsburgWilliamsburg Yorktown Daily... to raise by one additional percent next month. The city has 35 hotels and motels, and 22 bed and breakfasts, according to city...

Anabella Hotel near Disneyland closes; developer to begin construction on four-diamond resort in September - OCRegister

OCRegisterAnabella Hotel near Disneyland closes; developer to begin construction on four-diamond resort in SeptemberOCRegisterTo spur the expansion of higher-end accommodations in Anaheim's Resort District, the City Council last year approved two...

Technology keeps CVB viable as it celebrates innovation | Local ... - Herald-Mail Media

Herald-Mail MediaTechnology keeps CVB viable as it celebrates innovation | Local ...Herald-Mail MediaUtilizing technology has been a game changer for the Hagerstown-Washington County Convention & Visitors Bureau.and more »

Tourism Today and Tomorrow: August 11, 2017 - AdVantage News

AdVantage NewsTourism Today and Tomorrow: August 11, 2017AdVantage NewsA new exciting event is on its way to the Great Rivers, as Big Muddy Adventures has partnered with the CVB to offer a unique half-day or full-day canoe tour. The canoe is the...

Hotel tax increase would be temporary | Juneau Empire - Alaska's ... - Juneau Empire (subscription)

Juneau Empire (subscription)Hotel tax increase would be temporary | Juneau Empire - Alaska's ...Juneau Empire (subscription)If the hotel bed tax in Juneau ends up rising, it will only be temporary.and more »

Boone County approves hotel tax increase; final step for funding NKY Convention Center expansion - The Lane Report

Boone County approves hotel tax increase; final step for funding NKY Convention Center expansionThe Lane ReportCOVINGTON, Ky. (Aug. 9, 2017) — With Tuesday night's unanimous approval of a 1 percent increase in Northern Kentucky's hotel bed tax by...

Rockford Area CVB Reports Record Tourism Revenue - WNIJ and WNIU

Rockford Area CVB Reports Record Tourism RevenueWNIJ and WNIU“The economic impact of tourism on our local economy cannot be overstated,” said David Anderson, Rockford Area CVB board chair and founding member of Anderson Japanese Gardens. “I see...

Boone County FC approves hotel tax increase; final step for funding NKY Convention Center expansion - User-generated content (press release) (registration)

User-generated content (press release) (registration)Boone County FC approves hotel tax increase; final step for funding NKY Convention Center expansionUser-generated content (press release) (registration)Left to right, Eric Summe, president of...

Hotel owners wary of possible bed tax increase - Juneau Empire (subscription)

Hotel owners wary of possible bed tax increaseJuneau Empire (subscription)The committee is examining a proposed increase in the hotel bed tax for the first time since 1988 and whether to put it on the ballot for the Oct. 3 election. The proposal...

Genesee County bed tax revenues rise and shine - The Daily News Online

Genesee County bed tax revenues rise and shineThe Daily News OnlineBed tax revenues are generated on top of regular sales taxes, County Treasurer Scott German said, with a $100 pre-tax room bringing in $11 of state and local taxes. The $3...

Industry watching Petaluma's tax hike debate - Petaluma Argus Courier

Petaluma Argus CourierIndustry watching Petaluma's tax hike debatePetaluma Argus CourierAt a July 24 meeting, the city council expressed interest in exploring a 2 percent increase in the transient occupancy tax, which is charged for stays in...

Tourism Commission reviewing CVB fund request - News-Press Now

News-Press NowTourism Commission reviewing CVB fund requestNews-Press NowThe new St. Joseph, Missouri Visitors Bureau building was constructed by the Buchanan County Convention and Visitors Bureau. The group has been seeking additional funding for...

NOLA tourism industry in overdrive to keep people in town during slow summer months - WDSU New Orleans

WDSU New OrleansNOLA tourism industry in overdrive to keep people in town during slow summer monthsWDSU New OrleansAnd we never stop trying to fill that convention center especially in the summer months because we know we have to keep this economy...

CVB director moving on — Harris accepts position with eXplore Lawrence - Pittsburg Morning Sun

Pittsburg Morning SunCVB director moving on — Harris accepts position with eXplore LawrencePittsburg Morning Sun“B.J. has done a great job of really expanding ... how the CVB works with tourism,” Benson said, adding that Pittsburg has “always done...

Tourism bureau to chip in money to get nonstop flights - Insider ... - Insider Louisville

Insider LouisvilleTourism bureau to chip in money to get nonstop flights - Insider ...Insider LouisvilleThe Louisville Convention & Visitors Bureau has submitted a proposal offering to help fund a minimum revenue guarantee to attract new flights...

Boone to vote on hotel bed tax - Cincinnati.com

Cincinnati.comBoone to vote on hotel bed taxCincinnati.comBURLINGTON – The 1 percentage point increase in the transient room tax is set to go before the Boone County Fiscal Court. The court will hear the first reading of the tax increase ordinance...

Hotel tax ideal funding source for arena renovation - Cincinnati.com

Cincinnati.comHotel tax ideal funding source for arena renovationCincinnati.comThere is a sacred tax available staring everyone in the face to fund either U.S. Bank Arena (or a different arena) and that is the transient hotel tax, also known as...

Plan creates Prince William Office of Tourism, dissolves CVB - PotomacLocal.com

Plan creates Prince William Office of Tourism, dissolves CVBPotomacLocal.com“The CVB has done some excellent work over the past seven years, having earned their accreditation, garnered national awards for marketing, and contributing to marketing...
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