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Here's what Hillsborough could spend its new bed tax money on (besides a baseball stadium) - Florida Politics

Here's what Hillsborough could spend its new bed tax money on (besides a baseball stadium)  Florida PoliticsThere's an assumption among Rays' stadium supporters in Tampa that Hillsborough County's newly-increased bed tax is a guaranteed $6+...

Short term rental tax affects rates of vacation properties - WWLP.com

Short term rental tax affects rates of vacation properties  WWLP.comA new tax on short term rentals went into effect in Massachusetts Monday, just in time for the 4th of July Holiday.

Short-term rental hosts owe bed tax, county says - Gainesville Sun

Short-term rental hosts owe bed tax, county says  Gainesville SunAlachua County Tax Collector's Office is launching an education campaign to notify hosts about the required 5% Tourist Development Tax.

Visit Loudoun Pushes to Expand Airbnb Tax - Loudoun Now

Visit Loudoun Pushes to Expand Airbnb Tax  Loudoun NowAfter a lengthy process to set up registry and try to collect a tourism tax from people renting out space at their home, through services such as Airbnb or VRBO ...

County to consider record high tourism budget - The Anna Maria Island Sun Newspaper

County to consider record high tourism budget  The Anna Maria Island Sun NewspaperANNA MARIA ISLAND – Tourism officials voted to recommend a record $13.2 million marketing budget for the Bradenton Area Convention and Visitors Bureau ...

Marketing Long Beach As A Package Deal To Tourists - Long Beach Business Journal - Long Beach News

Marketing Long Beach As A Package Deal To Tourists  Long Beach Business Journal - Long Beach NewsWhether it's scouting for whales in the bay, day trips to Catalina Island or shopping for vintage finds on 4th Street, there are plenty of activities...

Scottsdale tourism executive tops metro Phoenix for pay. Some residents are asking why - AZCentral

Scottsdale tourism executive tops metro Phoenix for pay. Some residents are asking why  AZCentralScottsdale's top tourism executive earned $350,000, plus a company car and $102,000 in bonus pay in 2017, according to the latest tax filings. The...

York County gets small revenue boost thanks to new Airbnb tax regulations - York Dispatch

York County gets small revenue boost thanks to new Airbnb tax regulations  York DispatchYork County will receive a small boost in tax revenue thanks to a recent state law regulating online booking websites for overnight accommodations, most ...

Chincoteague council votes to raise lodging tax rate - Delmarva Daily Times

Chincoteague council votes to raise lodging tax rate  Delmarva Daily TimesChincoteague officials voted to increase the transient occupancy tax rate by 1%, but the increase will not take effect until next year.

Marshfield CVB rebrands, has new name - Hub City Times

Marshfield CVB rebrands, has new name  Hub City TimesBy Hub City Times staff. MARSHFIELD – “Marshfield Made New” – that's the brand new slogan for what used to be the Marshfield Convention and Visitors ...

Discovering Flagstaff During National 'Eco-Tourism' Week - Flagstaff Business & Online News | Northern Arizona Local Newspaper - Flagstaff Business News

Discovering Flagstaff During National 'Eco-Tourism' Week - Flagstaff Business & Online News | Northern Arizona Local Newspaper  Flagstaff Business NewsCelebrate National Travel and Tourism Week, May 5-11, named National “Eco-Tourism” Week in...

Ontario taxpayers are collateral damage in the uncontrollable hotel-tax arms race - Financial Post

Ontario taxpayers are collateral damage in the uncontrollable hotel-tax arms race  Financial PostOpinion: It's just another tax we have to pay. And to no greater end than raising more money so more can be spent.

Bradley pulls out of tourism group - Kankakee Daily Journal

Bradley pulls out of tourism group  Kankakee Daily JournalBRADLEY — Exactly one week after finally approving its five-year extension to support the Kankakee County tourism group, the Bradley Village Board backed ...

Red tide is gone. Tourism officials launch $250,000 campaign to bring visitors back - Bradenton Herald

Red tide is gone. Tourism officials launch $250,000 campaign to bring visitors back  Bradenton HeraldNow that red tide is gone -- for now -- Manatee County tourism officials have launched a new large marketing push to bring tourists back to Anna...

Missoula seeks renewal, expansion of local bed tax - Missoulian

Missoula seeks renewal, expansion of local bed tax  MissoulianRenewal and expansion of Missoula's Tourism Business Improvement District got the initial nod from City Council members Wednesday during their ...

Benton passes lodging tax | News | democratherald.com - Albany Democrat Herald

Benton passes lodging tax | News | democratherald.com  Albany Democrat HeraldThe Benton County Board of Commissioners unanimously approved a new transient lodging tax during a public hearing on Tuesday.

DuPage Sports Commission formed to boost sports-related tourism - Chicago Daily Herald

DuPage Sports Commission formed to boost sports-related tourism  Chicago Daily HeraldThe DuPage Convention & Visitors Bureau is creating a sports commission that will be responsible for recruiting, retaining, and facilitating sporting events for...

Hawaii closer to forcing Airbnb to collect taxes on rentals - Star Tribune

Hawaii closer to forcing Airbnb to collect taxes on rentals  Star TribuneHawaii lawmakers eager to gather tax revenue from the state's flourishing, yet mostly unpermitted, vacation rental sector on Tuesday passed legislation that ...

Mercer County CVB Executive Director receives certification, Travel Marketing Professional - WVVA TV

Mercer County CVB Executive Director receives certification, Travel Marketing Professional  WVVA TVAccording to the West Virginia Association of Convention & Visitors Bureau, tourism is a booming industry in the state, including Mercer County....

Big Surf Waterpark Owners Receive '2019 Partner In Tourism' Award - Lake Expo

Big Surf Waterpark Owners Receive '2019 Partner In Tourism' Award  Lake ExpoLAKE OZARK, Mo. – Big Surf Waterpark owners Bud Bolinger and Darin Keim were honored for their role in the Lake of the Ozarks tourism industry, at the ...
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