Convention and Visitors Bureau

Latest stories

4h
Jefferson City News Tribune
Jefferson City CVB announces moving datePart of the Missouri State Penitentiary museum is a display located on the top
Jefferson City CVB announces moving date
Jefferson City News Tribune / Posted 4 hours ago
Part of the Missouri State Penitentiary museum is a display located on the top floor of the Jefferson City Convention and Visitors Bureau headquarters. The CVB and museum are moving to the Marmaduke House across from the MSP property. Photo by Julie... Read more
1d
KRDO Colorado Springs
Memorial Day kicks off busy travel seasonthis weekend for drivers in what will hopefully be the start of a successful su
Memorial Day kicks off busy travel season
KRDO Colorado Springs / Posted yesterday
this weekend for drivers in what will hopefully be the start of a successful summer for everyone. According to the Convention and Visitors Bureau, the amount of special tax revenue from hotel stays and car rentals is up nearly 22 percent in... Read more
1d
Weirton Daily Times
Weirton concert season opensWeirton's Downtown at Sundown summer concert series, organized by the Top of We
Weirton concert season opens
Weirton Daily Times / Posted yesterday
Weirton's Downtown at Sundown summer concert series, organized by the Top of West Virginia Convention and Visitors Bureau, kicked off Friday with performances by local bands De' Ja' Vu and Legend at the Weirton Event Center. The evening also featured... Read more
1d
NBC Dallas Fort Worth
Three-Day Polka Festival Begins in Ennis Fridaytraditions and fun. The festival celebrates its 50th year in 2016. "If you've
Three-Day Polka Festival Begins in Ennis Friday
NBC Dallas Fort Worth / Posted yesterday
traditions and fun. The festival celebrates its 50th year in 2016. "If you've never polka'd, you need to polka," Ennis Convention and Visitors Bureau tourism director Gina Roka said. "You do not have to know how to polka. People here will be... Read more
2d
FOX 8 New Orleans
Edwards names 3 to LSU Board of Supervisorsand 3rd Congressional District respectively. Edwards also reappointed Stephen
Edwards names 3 to LSU Board of Supervisors
FOX 8 New Orleans / Posted 2 days ago
and 3rd Congressional District respectively. Edwards also reappointed Stephen Perry, the president of the New Orleans Convention and Visitors Bureau, but moved him to an at-large seat from his current position representing the 2nd... Read more
2 related stories
2d
The Alpena News
Pure Michigan: 10 years, going strongcontinue to look for innovative ways to engage with international travelers, su
Pure Michigan: 10 years, going strong
The Alpena News / Posted 2 days ago
continue to look for innovative ways to engage with international travelers, such as the partnership with Detroit Metro Convention and Visitors Bureau, Detroit Metro Airport and U.S. Customs and Border Protection to welcome the nearly 1.5... Read more
2d
Altoona Mirror
Cambria County raising hotel taxto 5 percent, a move that's expected to generate an extra quarter-million dolla
Cambria County raising hotel tax
Altoona Mirror / Posted 2 days ago
to 5 percent, a move that's expected to generate an extra quarter-million dollars for the Greater Johnstown/Cambria County Convention and Visitors Bureau. Lisa Rager, bureau executive director, spoke in favor of the move. She said the higher fee... Read more
2d
The Advocate
Edwards announces three appointments to LSU Board of Supervisorshis first opportunity to make his mark at LSU. Edwards also reappointed Stephe
Edwards announces three appointments to LSU Board of Supervisors
The Advocate / Posted 2 days ago
his first opportunity to make his mark at LSU. Edwards also reappointed Stephen Perry, the president of the New Orleans Convention and Visitors Bureau, but moved him to an at-large seat from his current position representing the 2nd... Read more
2 related stories
2d
The Advocate
Edwards announces three appointments to LSU Board of Supervisorshis first opportunity to make his mark at LSU. Edwards also reappointed Stephe
Edwards announces three appointments to LSU Board of Supervisors
The Advocate / Posted 2 days ago
his first opportunity to make his mark at LSU. Edwards also reappointed Stephen Perry, the President of the New Orleans Convention and Visitors Bureau, but moved him to an at-large seat from his current position representing the 2nd... Read more
2 related stories
2d
Orlando Sentinel
$10 off at Kohl's for Memorial Day weekend salesat 25 museums during Miami Museum Month, kicking off Sunday, May 1. The May pr
$10 off at Kohl's for Memorial Day weekend sales
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 2 days ago
at 25 museums during Miami Museum Month, kicking off Sunday, May 1. The May program, sponsored by the Greater Miami Convention and Visitors Bureau, offers printable coupons for buy-one-get-one free admissions at the Perez Art Museum Miami,... Read more
3d
Chattanooga Times Free Press
Chattanooga convention center pumps $900 million into economy over 30 yearsfrom a bigger convention center. E.Y. Chapin IV, then the president of Rock Cit
Chattanooga convention center pumps $900 million into economy over 30 years
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted 3 days ago
from a bigger convention center. E.Y. Chapin IV, then the president of Rock City Gardens and chairman of the Chattanooga Convention and Visitors Bureau, spoke out against the trade center idea during one of the bureau's annual meetings, claiming... Read more
3d
The Journal-Standard
Down the Road: Fellow Freeporters, show our home some loveis a destination, and a good one at that.You could make a phone call to Connie
Down the Road: Fellow Freeporters, show our home some love
The Journal-Standard / Posted 3 days ago
is a destination, and a good one at that.You could make a phone call to Connie Sorn at the Freeport/Stephenson County Convention and Visitors Bureau for a full list of attractions but I’m not just talking about places to go. I’m also referring... Read more
3d
WHAS TV11 Louisville
NRA Convention brings in $53mil to Louisvilleweek's National Rifle Association brought in $53 million to Louisville business
NRA Convention brings in $53mil to Louisville
WHAS TV11 Louisville / Posted 3 days ago
week's National Rifle Association brought in $53 million to Louisville businesses. That number coming from the Louisville Convention and Visitors Bureau which makes it one of the most profitable local conventions ever. Much of that money went to... Read more
3d
The Daily Comet
La. Senate panel rejects religious-objections bill; how 2 local lawmakers votedindustry sectors that more broadly written bills received in other states. But
La. Senate panel rejects religious-objections bill; how 2 local lawmakers voted
The Daily Comet / Posted 3 days ago
industry sectors that more broadly written bills received in other states. But Stephen Perry, president of the New Orleans Convention and Visitors Bureau, testified against the proposal Tuesday, saying he was concerned about the message it would... Read more
7 related stories
3d
The Houma Courier
La. Senate panel rejects religious-objections bill; how 2 local lawmakers votedindustry sectors that more broadly written bills received in other states. But
La. Senate panel rejects religious-objections bill; how 2 local lawmakers voted
The Houma Courier / Posted 3 days ago
industry sectors that more broadly written bills received in other states. But Stephen Perry, president of the New Orleans Convention and Visitors Bureau, testified against the proposal Tuesday, saying he was concerned about the message it would... Read more
7 related stories
3d
The Escanaba Daily Press
Fair entertainment announcedSunday, Aug. 21, the last day of the fair, and that the fair will be closed wit
Fair entertainment announced
The Escanaba Daily Press / Posted 3 days ago
Sunday, Aug. 21, the last day of the fair, and that the fair will be closed with fireworks co-sponsored by the Bays de Noc Convention and Visitors Bureau and Skerbeck Entertainment Group. "We're excited to announce this year's grandstand... Read more
4d
San Francisco Chronicle
Stockton's a better summer destination than San Francisco?! Really?! Really!start at around $300. The summer weather in Stockton isn't as bad as you might
Stockton's a better summer destination than San Francisco?! Really?! Really!
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 4 days ago
start at around $300. The summer weather in Stockton isn't as bad as you might think. Wes Rhea, CEO of the city's Convention and Visitors Bureau Visit Stockton, says the average summer high is 92 degrees, but due to the city's location on... Read more
4d
The New Ulm Journal
Gulden filesa variety of positions, including board chairman, for the New Ulm Area Chamber
Gulden files
The New Ulm Journal / Posted 4 days ago
a variety of positions, including board chairman, for the New Ulm Area Chamber of Commerce and has served on the New Ulm Convention and Visitors Bureau. He is currently serving on the board of the New Ulm Area Foundation and is involved with the... Read more
4d
The Houma Courier
Looking for fun? Check out the Big fun calendarJuly 4 at 8 a.m.

Where: Peltier Park, 151 Peltier Park Drive, Thibodaux.<

Looking for fun? Check out the Big fun calendar
The Houma Courier / Posted 4 days ago
July 4 at 8 a.m.

Where: Peltier Park, 151 Peltier Park Drive, Thibodaux.

Houma Area Convention and Visitors Bureau Grand Opening Celebration

What: The Houma Area Convention and Visitors Bureau will... Read more

4 related stories
4d
WAFB Baton Rouge
La. Senate committee kills Pastor Protection Actare doing something in this bill that's unnecessary," Peterson said. Meanwhile
La. Senate committee kills Pastor Protection Act
WAFB Baton Rouge / Posted 4 days ago
are doing something in this bill that's unnecessary," Peterson said. Meanwhile, Stephen Perry, the head of the New Orleans Convention and Visitors Bureau, testified against the bill. He pointed toward the recent controversy over a different piece... Read more
7 related stories
4d
KPLC Lake Charles
La. Senate committee kills Pastor Protection Actare doing something in this bill that's unnecessary," Peterson said. Meanwhile
La. Senate committee kills Pastor Protection Act
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted 4 days ago
are doing something in this bill that's unnecessary," Peterson said. Meanwhile, Stephen Perry, the head of the New Orleans Convention and Visitors Bureau, testified against the bill. He pointed toward the recent controversy over a different piece... Read more
7 related stories
4d
USA Today
L.A.'s rail extension adds car-free options for visitorsVisitors to Los Angeles now have more options to experience the notoriously mot
L.A.'s rail extension adds car-free options for visitors
USA Today / Posted 4 days ago
Visitors to Los Angeles now have more options to experience the notoriously motor-centric city car-free. Phase 2 of the Metro Expo Line Extension—a 6.6 mile, $1.5-billion extension project--opened this month. Visitors can now travel from Culver City... Read more
4 related stories
4d
KSLA-TV Shreveport
La. Senate committee kills Pastor Protection Actare doing something in this bill that's unnecessary," Peterson said. Meanwhile
La. Senate committee kills Pastor Protection Act
KSLA-TV Shreveport / Posted 4 days ago
are doing something in this bill that's unnecessary," Peterson said. Meanwhile, Stephen Perry, the head of the New Orleans Convention and Visitors Bureau, testified against the bill. He pointed toward the recent controversy over a different piece... Read more
7 related stories
4d
The Advocate
Louisiana Senate committee kills Pastor Protection Act intended to safeguard clergy who deny gay marriagesthe message it sent both to businesses and tourists who are more progressively
Louisiana Senate committee kills Pastor Protection Act intended to safeguard clergy who deny gay marriages
The Advocate / Posted 4 days ago
the message it sent both to businesses and tourists who are more progressively minded. Stephen Perry, of the New Orleans Convention and Visitors Bureau, testified that millions of dollars are on the line, pointing to states like Georgia, North... Read more
7 related stories
4d
Live 5 News Charleston
Atlanta to host Super Bowl in 2019of Atlanta and the city council have all been incredible." Earlier this month,
Atlanta to host Super Bowl in 2019
Live 5 News Charleston / Posted 4 days ago
of Atlanta and the city council have all been incredible." Earlier this month, the Atlanta Business Chronicle, Atlanta Convention and Visitors Bureau CEO William Pate said he expected Atlanta to host the game during the organization's annual... Read more
260 related stories
4d
WIS News 10 Columbia
Atlanta to host Super Bowl in 2019of Atlanta and the city council have all been incredible." Earlier this month,
Atlanta to host Super Bowl in 2019
WIS News 10 Columbia / Posted 4 days ago
of Atlanta and the city council have all been incredible." Earlier this month, the Atlanta Business Chronicle, Atlanta Convention and Visitors Bureau CEO William Pate said he expected Atlanta to host the game during the organization's annual... Read more
260 related stories
4d
Daily Record
Travel: Visit Cranbury, a small town with a big historywith access to modern-day conveniences,” said Lina Llona, president of the Midd
Travel: Visit Cranbury, a small town with a big history
Daily Record / Posted 4 days ago
with access to modern-day conveniences,” said Lina Llona, president of the Middlesex County Regional Chamber of Commerce Convention and Visitors Bureau. “People are very hospitable and there are tons of things to see and do.” Although there are... Read more
5d
Marshall Independent
Ready to hit the trailtrail in June. The maps were produced with the help of the city of Marshall's
Ready to hit the trail
Marshall Independent / Posted 5 days ago
trail in June. The maps were produced with the help of the city of Marshall's engineering department and the Marshall Convention and Visitors Bureau, Goodmund said. It's fitting, because the trail, which runs about 15 miles from Marshall... Read more
5d
The Oklahoman
Oklahoma City-area community briefsProfessionals Guide; a detailed explanation of the VisitNorman app, a partnersh
Oklahoma City-area community briefs
The Oklahoman / Posted 5 days ago
Professionals Guide; a detailed explanation of the VisitNorman app, a partnership between VisitNorman and Bluebridge Digital, and social media campaigns. VisitNorman is a program of the Norman Convention and Visitors Bureau. FROM STA... Read more
5d
The Daily Comet
New Carnival krewe wants to roll on Fat Tuesday in ThibodauxFor the city of Thibodaux, I think it will be a great idea." Timothy Bush, exe
New Carnival krewe wants to roll on Fat Tuesday in Thibodaux
The Daily Comet / Posted 5 days ago
For the city of Thibodaux, I think it will be a great idea." Timothy Bush, executive director of the Bayou Lafourche Area Convention and Visitors Bureau, said in a statement that the addition of a parade provides another opportunity for tourists... Read more
5d
The Houma Courier
New Carnival krewe wants to roll on Fat Tuesday in ThibodauxFor the city of Thibodaux, I think it will be a great idea." Timothy Bush, exe
New Carnival krewe wants to roll on Fat Tuesday in Thibodaux
The Houma Courier / Posted 5 days ago
For the city of Thibodaux, I think it will be a great idea." Timothy Bush, executive director of the Bayou Lafourche Area Convention and Visitors Bureau, said in a statement that the addition of a parade provides another opportunity for tourists... Read more
5d
Statesboro Herald
Inside Bulloch Business with DeWayne Grice - Tourism continues to grow in Georgia, Bullochreceived $299 in tax relief per-household as a result of taxes generated by dir
Inside Bulloch Business with DeWayne Grice - Tourism continues to grow in Georgia, Bulloch
Statesboro Herald / Posted 5 days ago
received $299 in tax relief per-household as a result of taxes generated by direct travel spending. Johnson applauded the Convention and Visitors Bureau and our community for its commitment to tourism. "Statesboro and Bulloch County are always... Read more
5d
Detroit Free Press
Detroit won't bid for Summer X Games as venues are too iffybut X Games officials recently cut short their stay by one year. The sports co
Detroit won't bid for Summer X Games as venues are too iffy
Detroit Free Press / Posted 5 days ago
but X Games officials recently cut short their stay by one year. The sports commission, a subsidiary of the Detroit Metro Convention and Visitors Bureau, had been mulling for weeks whether to submit a bid for these next two consecutive Summer X... Read more
5d
WJHG Panama City
Panama City Beach preps for kick-off to summerDay generally kicks off summer for us, and summer's our biggest season," said D
Panama City Beach preps for kick-off to summer
WJHG Panama City / Posted 5 days ago
Day generally kicks off summer for us, and summer's our biggest season," said David Demarest of the Panama City Beach Convention and Visitors Bureau. "It always has been. We're looking forward to a strong start to the summer. We're expecting a... Read more
5d
WREG-TV Memphis
Businesses consider closing Beale Street early after teen mom killedexplained. "We're going to do everything we can to makes sure downtown remains
Businesses consider closing Beale Street early after teen mom killed
WREG-TV Memphis / Posted 5 days ago
explained. "We're going to do everything we can to makes sure downtown remains safe." WREG spoke with the Memphis Convention and Visitors Bureau hours after the shots were fired. Kevin Kane said business owners were concerned the killing... Read more
5d
The Mercury News
Casting call issued for new Netflix show filming in and around VallejoAvenue, building 1310, in Vallejo from 11 a.m. until 3 p.m. Jim Reikowsky, com
Casting call issued for new Netflix show filming in and around Vallejo
The Mercury News / Posted 5 days ago
Avenue, building 1310, in Vallejo from 11 a.m. until 3 p.m. Jim Reikowsky, communications and film liason for Vallejo Convention and Visitors Bureau, said scouting crews have been searching for places to shoot in Vallejo. "They've been... Read more
5d
The Charleston State Journal
'The American West' mini-series, filmed in West Virginia, set to premiere on AMC June 11Century to life on screen, because that's what it does every day," Leisha Ellio
'The American West' mini-series, filmed in West Virginia, set to premiere on AMC June 11
The Charleston State Journal / Posted 5 days ago
Century to life on screen, because that's what it does every day," Leisha Elliott, executive director of the Marion County Convention and Visitors Bureau, said in a news release. "It’s like stepping back into the wild frontier. Marion County is... Read more
2 related stories
6d
WALB Albany
Will it be a Super 2019? Atlanta to find out this weekof Atlanta and the city council have all been incredible." Earlier this month,
Will it be a Super 2019? Atlanta to find out this week
WALB Albany / Posted 6 days ago
of Atlanta and the city council have all been incredible." Earlier this month, the Atlanta Business Chronicle, Atlanta Convention and Visitors Bureau CEO William Pate said he expected Atlanta to host the game during the organization's annual... Read more
6 related stories
6d
WTVM 9 Columbus
Will it be a Super 2019? Atlanta to find out this weekof Atlanta and the city council have all been incredible." Earlier this month,
Will it be a Super 2019? Atlanta to find out this week
WTVM 9 Columbus / Posted 6 days ago
of Atlanta and the city council have all been incredible." Earlier this month, the Atlanta Business Chronicle, Atlanta Convention and Visitors Bureau CEO William Pate said he expected Atlanta to host the game during the organization's annual... Read more
6 related stories
6d
The Medina County Gazette
A day for Medina County history — The Medina County GazetteHinckley Historical Society, Chatham Historical Society, Westfield Historical S
A day for Medina County history — The Medina County Gazette
The Medina County Gazette / Posted 6 days ago
Hinckley Historical Society, Chatham Historical Society, Westfield Historical Society, York Historical Society and Northern Ohio Railway Museum. Dan Hostetler of the Medina County Convention and Visitors Bureau and Havens co-chaired... Read more
6d
The Oklahoman
Beach erosion prompts concerns on St. Simons Islandof the beach, it typically leads to discussion about beach management, said Sco
Beach erosion prompts concerns on St. Simons Island
The Oklahoman / Posted 6 days ago
of the beach, it typically leads to discussion about beach management, said Scott McQuade, director of the Golden Isles Convention and Visitors Bureau. "Every time this event occurs there is discussion in the community about a beach management... Read more
2 related stories
6d
Savannah Morning News
Beach erosion prompts concerns on St. Simons Islandof the beach, it typically leads to discussion about beach management, said Sco
Beach erosion prompts concerns on St. Simons Island
Savannah Morning News / Posted 6 days ago
of the beach, it typically leads to discussion about beach management, said Scott McQuade, director of the Golden Isles Convention and Visitors Bureau. "Every time this event occurs there is discussion in the community about a beach management... Read more
2 related stories
6d
ABC Montana
North Dakota oil expo comes amid trouble times for industrysays about 2,800 people are expected to attend the conference, down from a reco
North Dakota oil expo comes amid trouble times for industry
ABC Montana / Posted 6 days ago
says about 2,800 people are expected to attend the conference, down from a record 4,300 two years ago. Bismarck-Mandan Convention and Visitors Bureau CEO Sheri Grossman says the conference is expected to inject about $900,000 into the local... Read more
18 related stories
6d
KULR-8 Billings
North Dakota oil expo comes amid trouble times for industrysays about 2,800 people are expected to attend the conference, down from a reco
North Dakota oil expo comes amid trouble times for industry
KULR-8 Billings / Posted 6 days ago
says about 2,800 people are expected to attend the conference, down from a record 4,300 two years ago. Bismarck-Mandan Convention and Visitors Bureau CEO Sheri Grossman says the conference is expected to inject about $900,000 into the local... Read more
18 related stories
6d
FOX 28 South Bend
South Bend officials hope shorter drive means more visitorsU.S. 31 will help them attract more visitors from central Indiana. Visit South
South Bend officials hope shorter drive means more visitors
FOX 28 South Bend / Posted 6 days ago
U.S. 31 will help them attract more visitors from central Indiana. Visit South Bend Mishawaka, the brand name used by the Convention and Visitors Bureau of St. Joseph County, has hired Indianapolis-based digital marketing firm The Basement to wage... Read more
6d
KX TV North Dakota
North Dakota oil expo comes amid trouble times for industrysays about 2,800 people are expected to attend the conference, down from a reco
North Dakota oil expo comes amid trouble times for industry
KX TV North Dakota / Posted 6 days ago
says about 2,800 people are expected to attend the conference, down from a record 4,300 two years ago. Bismarck-Mandan Convention and Visitors Bureau CEO Sheri Grossman says the conference is expected to inject about $900,000 into the local... Read more
18 related stories
6d
Your Hometown Lima Stations
South Bend officials hope shorter drive means more visitorsU.S. 31 will help them attract more visitors from central Indiana. Visit South
South Bend officials hope shorter drive means more visitors
Your Hometown Lima Stations / Posted 6 days ago
U.S. 31 will help them attract more visitors from central Indiana. Visit South Bend Mishawaka, the brand name used by the Convention and Visitors Bureau of St. Joseph County, has hired Indianapolis-based digital marketing firm The Basement to wage... Read more
6d
WSB-TV 2 Atlanta
Beach erosion prompts concerns on St. Simons Islandover several days — set the island back by about five years of beach buildup.
Beach erosion prompts concerns on St. Simons Island
WSB-TV 2 Atlanta / Posted 6 days ago
over several days — set the island back by about five years of beach buildup. Scott McQuade, director of the Golden Isles Convention and Visitors Bureau, says that every time a storm wipes away part of the beach, there's talk in the community... Read more
2 related stories
6d
Island Packet
North Dakota oil expo comes amid trouble times for industrythan $2 million into the city and neighboring Manda, said Sheri Grossman, chief
North Dakota oil expo comes amid trouble times for industry
Island Packet / Posted 6 days ago
than $2 million into the city and neighboring Manda, said Sheri Grossman, chief executive officer of the Bismarck-Mandan Convention and Visitors Bureau. This year's estimated impact is about $900,000, Grossman said. Still, she said, the... Read more
18 related stories
6d
ABC News
North Dakota Oil Expo Comes Amid Trouble Times for Industrythan $2 million into the city and neighboring Manda, said Sheri Grossman, chief
North Dakota Oil Expo Comes Amid Trouble Times for Industry
ABC News / Posted 6 days ago
than $2 million into the city and neighboring Manda, said Sheri Grossman, chief executive officer of the Bismarck-Mandan Convention and Visitors Bureau. This year's estimated impact is about $900,000, Grossman said. Still, she said, the... Read more
18 related stories
More

People in this news