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Bangor tourism board asks city to double its funding - Bangor Daily News

Bangor Daily NewsBangor tourism board asks city to double its fundingBangor Daily News“It's new money coming into our community,” said Kerrie Tripp, executive director of the Greater Bangor CVB on Tuesday. “Those people are coming in and spending...

Editorial | CVB offers important reminders of the value of tourism - TribDem.com

Editorial | CVB offers important reminders of the value of tourismTribDem.comWe thank the CVB for using National Tourism Week to remind us of how important the travel industry is to the Greater Johnstown area – and that we must plan and put forth...

Memphis CVB Using BBQ Contest To Promote Tourism - www.localmemphis.com

www.localmemphis.comMemphis CVB Using BBQ Contest To Promote Tourismwww.localmemphis.comMEMPHIS, Tenn. (localmemphis.com) - With the World Championship Barbecue Cooking Contest in full swing, the Memphis Convention and Visitors Bureau is reminding...

Airbnb acts to overcome tax concerns | Local News | niagara-gazette ... - Niagara Gazette

Airbnb acts to overcome tax concerns | Local News | niagara-gazette ...Niagara GazetteALBANY — With Airbnb growing rapidly across upstate New York, a dozen county governments have signed agreements that allow the company to collect ...and more »

Brown County OKs expo center, sales tax plan - Green Bay Press Gazette

Green Bay Press GazetteBrown County OKs expo center, sales tax planGreen Bay Press GazetteGREEN BAY - A vote Wednesday night gives Brown County the means to collect $225 million in taxes that would fund a new expo center, four upgraded libraries,...

2016 numbers reflect continuing strength in Buncombe County tourism industry - Mountain Xpress

Mountain Xpress2016 numbers reflect continuing strength in Buncombe County tourism industryMountain XpressPaula Wilbur, an executive at The Biltmore Co. and the chair of the Buncombe County Tourism Development Authority, agreed that the quick move...

Budget cut irks tourism officials - The Anna Maria Islander

Budget cut irks tourism officialsThe Anna Maria IslanderHorne commented to The Islander while attending the Bradenton Area Convention & Visitors Bureau's National Tourism Week celebration May 12 at the convention center in Palmetto. Proponents of...

Business Digest: Visit Austin is tourism bureau's new name - MyStatesman.com

Washington TimesBusiness Digest: Visit Austin is tourism bureau's new nameMyStatesman.com“Convention and visitors bureaus all over the U.S. are moving away from the traditional CVB titles because the terminology doesn't truly capture the role of...

How many people rent rooms, don't pay bed tax? - Fox29 WFLX TV, West Palm Beach, FL-news & weather - wflx

How many people rent rooms, don't pay bed tax? - Fox29 WFLX TV, West Palm Beach, FL-news & weatherwflxThe Palm Beach County Tax Collector has asked county commissioners to create a more comprehensive bed tax to make it easier to collect on short...

CVB announces Best of Marshfield Tourism/Hospitality award winners - Hub City Times

CVB announces Best of Marshfield Tourism/Hospitality award winnersHub City TimesMARSHFIELD — The Marshfield Convention & Visitors Bureau (CVB) hosted its annual Tourism Banquet to thank partners and celebrate National Travel and Tourism Week at...

CVB Highlights Bright-spot in Illinois... Tourism - Story - WMBD.com - CIproud.com

CIproud.comCVB Highlights Bright-spot in Illinois... Tourism - Story - WMBD.comCIproud.comBLOOMINGTON - It's national travel and tourism week and the Bloomington-Normal Convention and Visitor's Bureau is touting the growing tourism numbers...

CVB celebrates People of Cabarrus for travel, tourism week - Independent Tribune

CVB celebrates People of Cabarrus for travel, tourism weekIndependent TribuneOn Tuesday, May 9, the nation's official Travel Rally Day, the Cabarrus County CVB hosted a special event at the Visitor Center to thank the community's hospitality and...

Editorial: No vacation for bed tax debate this summer - Naples Daily News

Naples Daily NewsEditorial: No vacation for bed tax debate this summerNaples Daily NewsDecisions to be made in the coming months are as interrelated and complex as is the tourist tax formula itself. That state-controlled formula dictates how each...

New Orleans CVB celebrates National Tourism Week with parade - WGNO

WGNONew Orleans CVB celebrates National Tourism Week with paradeWGNOTourism is the city of New Orleans' number one economic driver, employing more than 86,000 New Orleans residents. Tuesday's parade shows just how enthusiastic the New Orleans...

Audit finds pattern of loose spending at Broward tourism bureau - Miami Herald

Miami HeraldAudit finds pattern of loose spending at Broward tourism bureauMiami HeraldLoose spending and a disregard for county procedures characterized at least the last several years at the Greater Fort Lauderdale Convention and Visitors...

Roswell CVB Marks National Tourism Week - Roswell, GA Patch - Patch.com

Patch.comRoswell CVB Marks National Tourism Week - Roswell, GA PatchPatch.comRoswell, GA - The Roswell Visitors Center will celebrate the week by featuring some of Roswell's tourism professionals in a social media campaign.Kim Phillips: Denton CVB...

CVB pleased with tourism numbers - Abilene Recorder Chronicle

CVB pleased with tourism numbersAbilene Recorder Chronicle“The winter months are traditionally slower months for lodging, but we are encouraged to see the number of rooms sold increasing with each month,” said Julie Roller, Abilene Convention and...

Warren County creating group to give input on occupancy tax - Glens Falls Post-Star

Glens Falls Post-StarWarren County creating group to give input on occupancy taxGlens Falls Post-Star... occupancy tax proceeds and how it can increase its tax receipts. The county Board of Supervisors is creating an “advisory group” to provide it...

Ottawa can now tax hotel stays, Airbnb rentals — but will it? - CBC.ca - CBC.ca

CBC.caOttawa can now tax hotel stays, Airbnb rentals — but will it? - CBC.caCBC.caThe Ontario budget this week opened the door for the City of Ottawa to impose a tax for travellers staying at hotels, bed and breakfasts and home-sharing ...and...

Questions as Mississippi seeks to tax online lodging rentals - Jackson Clarion Ledger

Jackson Clarion LedgerQuestions as Mississippi seeks to tax online lodging rentalsJackson Clarion LedgerCLINTON, Miss. — Mississippi's tax collector wants to make sure people renting rooms or vacation properties online pay sales and lodging taxes....
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