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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Dates jeopardize Miss Arkansas pageant's future in Hot SpringsSo it is not just as easy as switching from July to June," said Steve Arrison,
Dates jeopardize Miss Arkansas pageant's future in Hot Springs
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 8 hours ago
So it is not just as easy as switching from July to June," said Steve Arrison, CEO of Visit Hot Springs, the convention and visitors bureau. "We just don't have the space. We have contracts with various clients. They are in contracts with hotels,... Read more
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WHAS TV11 Louisville
Celebrating all things bourbon in LouisvilleDowntown will host a Bourbon Heritage Month kick-off reception on August 30 in
Celebrating all things bourbon in Louisville
WHAS TV11 Louisville / Posted 11 hours ago
Downtown will host a Bourbon Heritage Month kick-off reception on August 30 in partnership with the Louisville Convention & Visitors Bureau. Reception will be open to the public from 5 to 7 p.m. and feature Bourbon cocktails and appetizers. The... Read more
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News 8000
New hotels help spur economic growth during summer tourism seasonCounty went from 12th to 9th in visitor spending back in 20-14. That's accord
New hotels help spur economic growth during summer tourism season
News 8000 / Posted 20 hours ago
County went from 12th to 9th in visitor spending back in 20-14. That's according to the La Crosse County Convention and Visitors Bureau. And with four new hotels in the downtown area this past summer. officials are hoping that number will... Read more
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WCSH 6 Portland
Loss of Senior League World Series impacts Bangor's economytruly a loss and it really makes us sad," said Kerrie Tripp, the executive dire
Loss of Senior League World Series impacts Bangor's economy
WCSH 6 Portland / Posted 21 hours ago
truly a loss and it really makes us sad," said Kerrie Tripp, the executive director of the Greater Bangor Convention and Visitors' Bureau. The Bangor community is still trying to wrap their heads and hearts around the idea that the Senior League... Read more
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News 8000
New hotels help spur economic growth during summer tourism seasonbut unlike past years, there were four new hotels in the downtown area. Accord
New hotels help spur economic growth during summer tourism season
News 8000 / Posted 21 hours ago
but unlike past years, there were four new hotels in the downtown area. According to the La Crosse County Convention and Visitors Bureau, La Crosse County went from 12th to 9th in visitor spending back in 2014. With four new hotels in the... Read more
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Best of New Orleans Gambit
I-10: Ten Things to Know in New Orleans this Week (Aug. 29, 2016)and route are set and will not be changed, according to Stephen Perry, presiden
I-10: Ten Things to Know in New Orleans this Week (Aug. 29, 2016)
Best of New Orleans Gambit / Posted 22 hours ago
and route are set and will not be changed, according to Stephen Perry, president and CEO of the New Orleans Convention & Visitors Bureau — though the parades may roll a bit early. "It's going to be one of the most interesting and complicated... Read more
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Kenosha News
Pair of business owners seek to dissolve Lakeshore BIDdollars, and he anticipates no damage from elimination of the BID. “We have th
Pair of business owners seek to dissolve Lakeshore BID
Kenosha News / Posted 23 hours ago
dollars, and he anticipates no damage from elimination of the BID. “We have the Chamber of Commerce, the Convention and Visitors Bureau, (the Kenosha Area Business Alliance) which are all doing fine jobs,” Greskoviak said. “If we so choose, we... Read more
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WCSH 6 Portland
Loss of Senior League World Series impacts Bangor's Economytruly a loss and it really makes us sad," said Kerrie Tripp, the executive dire
Loss of Senior League World Series impacts Bangor's Economy
WCSH 6 Portland / Posted 23 hours ago
truly a loss and it really makes us sad," said Kerrie Tripp, the executive director of the Greater Bangor Convention and Visitors' Bureau. The Bangor community is still trying to wrap their heads and hearts around the idea that the Senior League... Read more
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WLBZ Bangor
Loss of Senior League World Series impacts Bangor's Economytruly a loss and it really makes us sad," said Kerrie Tripp, the executive dire
Loss of Senior League World Series impacts Bangor's Economy
WLBZ Bangor / Posted yesterday
truly a loss and it really makes us sad," said Kerrie Tripp, the executive director of the Greater Bangor Convention and Visitors' Bureau. The Bangor community is still trying to wrap their heads and hearts around the idea that the Senior League... Read more
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The Chattanoogan
Sims Named Prater's Mill Fair DirectorCenter with the Georgia Department of Economic Development and previously as de
Sims Named Prater's Mill Fair Director
The Chattanoogan / Posted yesterday
Center with the Georgia Department of Economic Development and previously as deputy director of the Dalton Convention and Visitors Bureau. “Her business knowledge and contacts make her a valuable asset for guiding the foundation into the future,”... Read more
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The Commercial Dispatch
Area communities look forward to Dawg Days of fallfrom 11 a.m. to 3 p.m." MSU football games are also an economic boon for Colum
Area communities look forward to Dawg Days of fall
The Commercial Dispatch / Posted yesterday
from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m." MSU football games are also an economic boon for Columbus, according to Columbus Convention and Visitors Bureau Executive Director Nancy Carpenter. Carpenter said the city's approximately 1,500 hotel rooms are still... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Top-local elected officials in Pulaski County support waiver for wider I-30System (CALS), The Downtown Little Rock Partnership, the 3rd street Merchants A
Top-local elected officials in Pulaski County support waiver for wider I-30
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted yesterday
System (CALS), The Downtown Little Rock Partnership, the 3rd street Merchants Association, the Little Rock Convention & Visitors Bureau, Studio Main (a consortium of architectural firms), the East Village development project, the Technology Park... Read more
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The Inter-Mountain
Philippi rededicates town iconbridge. A Dedication Ceremony Saturday in Philippi was hosted by Philippi Main
Philippi rededicates town icon
The Inter-Mountain / Posted yesterday
bridge. A Dedication Ceremony Saturday in Philippi was hosted by Philippi Main Street, the Philippi Convention and Visitors Bureau, the City of Philippi and Barbour County Chamber of Commerce. Doug Schiefelbein spoke about some of the... Read more
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The News-Herald
Some vacation spots quietly benefit as travelers avoid Zikain 2015, with an impact of $24.4 billion on the local economy, according to fig
Some vacation spots quietly benefit as travelers avoid Zika
The News-Herald / Posted 2 days ago
in 2015, with an impact of $24.4 billion on the local economy, according to figures from the Greater Miami Convention and Visitors Bureau. Some of that business is likely to go elsewhere. Visitors’ bureaus in some other destinations either said... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
30 'split diamond' plan best pick, 3 saySystem (CALS), The Downtown Little Rock Partnership, the 3rd street Merchants A
30 'split diamond' plan best pick, 3 say
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 2 days ago
System (CALS), The Downtown Little Rock Partnership, the 3rd street Merchants Association, the Little Rock Convention & Visitors Bureau, Studio Main (a consortium of architectural firms), the East Village development project, the Technology Park... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Sophia Coxe center hosts class reunion picnicwith school colors as a memento for the classmates. The Hazleton Chamber of Com
Sophia Coxe center hosts class reunion picnic
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 2 days ago
with school colors as a memento for the classmates. The Hazleton Chamber of Commerce and Luzerne County Convention and Visitors Bureau also provided gifts. Karen Esak, administrator of the Sophia Coxe Foundation, said she and other volunteers... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
BUSINESS PEOPLEHoward Law Firm in Benton, serving clients in central and eastern Arkansas. To
BUSINESS PEOPLE
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 2 days ago
Howard Law Firm in Benton, serving clients in central and eastern Arkansas. Tony Poe joined the Little Rock Convention & Visitors Bureau as a director of national accounts in the bureau's sales and services division. Highlands Oncology Group... Read more
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Tribune Chronicle
Some vacation spots quietly benefit from Zikain 2015, with an impact of $24.4 billion on the local economy, according to fig
Some vacation spots quietly benefit from Zika
Tribune Chronicle / Posted 2 days ago
in 2015, with an impact of $24.4 billion on the local economy, according to figures from the Greater Miami Convention and Visitors Bureau. Some of that business is likely to go elsewhere. Visitors' bureaus in some other destinations either said... Read more
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Parkersburg News and Sentinel
Cracker plant issues addressed in Wheelingbut there are going to be people who get dislocated because they cannot afford
Cracker plant issues addressed in Wheeling
Parkersburg News and Sentinel / Posted 2 days ago
but there are going to be people who get dislocated because they cannot afford to live here." Wheeling Convention and Visitors Bureau Executive Director Frank O'Brien said this is a weakness because such activity should empower local... Read more
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Denton Record-Chronicle
Kim Phillips: Game day, Dentoning collide on Saturdaysin the downtown and Fry Street entertainment districts are partnering with Mean
Kim Phillips: Game day, Dentoning collide on Saturdays
Denton Record-Chronicle / Posted 2 days ago
in the downtown and Fry Street entertainment districts are partnering with Mean Green athletics, the Denton Convention & Visitors Bureau and the Denton County Transportation Authority’s A-train to fund a massive marketing campaign aimed at... Read more
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The Journal-Standard
Small Business Collaborative to host free business planning workshopDevelopment Alliance, city of Freeport, Freeport Area Chamber of Commerce, Free
Small Business Collaborative to host free business planning workshop
The Journal-Standard / Posted 3 days ago
Development Alliance, city of Freeport, Freeport Area Chamber of Commerce, Freeport/Stephenson County Convention and Visitors Bureau and Freeport Downtown Development Foundation to develop area small businesses.For information: 815-233-6301;... Read more
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The News & Observer
Cities subsidize the National Rifle Association. Is that a good idea?$10,000 worth of billboards in and around downtown to promote the meeting, and
Cities subsidize the National Rifle Association. Is that a good idea?
The News & Observer / Posted 3 days ago
$10,000 worth of billboards in and around downtown to promote the meeting, and the chief executive of the convention and visitors bureau will facilitate introductions between the NRA and local corporations, such as Home Depot, Chick-fil-A, AT&T... Read more
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The Inter-Mountain
Sago Memorial, covered bridge dedications slated for todayThose choosing to park in downtown Philippi may walk across the Philippi Covere
Sago Memorial, covered bridge dedications slated for today
The Inter-Mountain / Posted 3 days ago
Those choosing to park in downtown Philippi may walk across the Philippi Covered Bridge to access the Blue and Gray Park. Sponsors for the events include Philippi Main Street, the Philippi Convention and Visitors Bureau and the city of P... Read more
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Calgary Sun
Some vacation spots quietly benefit as travellers avoid Zikain 2015, with an impact of $24.4 billion on the local economy, according to fig
Some vacation spots quietly benefit as travellers avoid Zika
Calgary Sun / Posted 3 days ago
in 2015, with an impact of $24.4 billion on the local economy, according to figures from the Greater Miami Convention and Visitors Bureau. Some of that business is likely to go elsewhere. Visitors' bureaus in some other destinations either said... Read more
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Daily Press
Katherine Johnson's journey ends with a park bench in HamptonBarack Obama, and she was photographed by Annie Leibovitz for a spread in Vanit
Katherine Johnson's journey ends with a park bench in Hampton
Daily Press / Posted 3 days ago
Barack Obama, and she was photographed by Annie Leibovitz for a spread in Vanity Fair magazine. The Hampton Convention and Visitors Bureau worked with the other two organizations to establish the historical marker. Director Mary Fugere put the... Read more
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Reuters
Miami hotel bookings slow, airfares fall since Zika outbreaksaid. "These numbers don't turn this quickly," said William Talbert, chief exe
Miami hotel bookings slow, airfares fall since Zika outbreak
Reuters / Posted 3 days ago
said. "These numbers don't turn this quickly," said William Talbert, chief executive of the Greater Miami Convention and Visitors Bureau. In a sign that airlines are trying to stimulate demand to and from Miami, airfares have gotten cheaper from... Read more
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WFLX FOX 29
Vacation spots benefit as travelers avoid Zikain 2015, with an impact of $24.4 billion on the local economy, according to fig
Vacation spots benefit as travelers avoid Zika
WFLX FOX 29 / Posted 4 days ago
in 2015, with an impact of $24.4 billion on the local economy, according to figures from the Greater Miami Convention and Visitors Bureau. Some of that business is likely to go elsewhere. Visitors' bureaus in some other destinations either said... Read more
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SaukValley.com
Day Trip: Come visit the Village people at Amanablooming water lilies on Lily Lake between Amana and Middle Amana. David Rettig
Day Trip: Come visit the Village people at Amana
SaukValley.com / Posted 4 days ago
blooming water lilies on Lily Lake between Amana and Middle Amana. David Rettig, executive director of Amana Colonies Convention and Visitors Bureau, estimates the blooms will be gone by Sept. 1. Even without the blossoms, the lake is worth a... Read more
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Hospitality Net
Home2 Suites by Hilton Opens Newest Property in FranklinHome2 Suites by Hilton Nashville Franklin Cool Springs or call +1 615 771 8032.
Home2 Suites by Hilton Opens Newest Property in Franklin
Hospitality Net / Posted 4 days ago
Home2 Suites by Hilton Nashville Franklin Cool Springs or call +1 615 771 8032. *SOURCE: Williamson County Convention & Visitors Bureau**SOURCE: USA Today About Hilton Worldwide Hilton Worldwide (NYSE: HLT) is a leading global hospitality... Read more
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Marshalltown Times-Republican
13th Street Inn to close its doors todayso sad we are losing an iconic 13th Street restaurant," said Val Ruff, executiv
13th Street Inn to close its doors today
Marshalltown Times-Republican / Posted 4 days ago
so sad we are losing an iconic 13th Street restaurant," said Val Ruff, executive director of the Marshalltown Convention & Visitors Bureau. The eatery has been sold, but the details of the transaction or what the new buyer will put in its place,... Read more
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The Daily Tar Heel
Despite new development, Orange County struggles to provide affordable housingtourism in Chapel Hill continues to grow, Laurie Paolicelli, executive director
Despite new development, Orange County struggles to provide affordable housing
The Daily Tar Heel / Posted 4 days ago
tourism in Chapel Hill continues to grow, Laurie Paolicelli, executive director of the Chapel Hill and Orange County Visitors Bureau, said she’s most excited about Chapel Hill’s neighbor to the north. “Hillsborough is the town to watch,”... Read more
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SaukValley.com
Come visit the Village people at Amanablooming water lilies on Lily Lake between Amana and Middle Amana. David Rettig
Come visit the Village people at Amana
SaukValley.com / Posted 4 days ago
blooming water lilies on Lily Lake between Amana and Middle Amana. David Rettig, executive director of Amana Colonies Convention and Visitors Bureau, estimates the blooms will be gone by Sept. 1. Even without the blossoms, the lake is worth a... Read more
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CBS 5 Green Bay
An invasion of RVs expected from Louisianainto Green Bay for the game is unknown - but it appears to be hundreds. Brad To
An invasion of RVs expected from Louisiana
CBS 5 Green Bay / Posted 4 days ago
into Green Bay for the game is unknown - but it appears to be hundreds. Brad Toll of the Greater Green Bay Convention & Visitors Bureau says LSU fans love to travel - ticket or not. “Very similar to Packers fans how they travel and Badger fans... Read more
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WSFA 12 Montgomery
Dothan CVB collects 1,000 stuffed animals for children in Baton RougeDonations have been pouring in for Baton Rouge flood victims at the Dothan Conv
Dothan CVB collects 1,000 stuffed animals for children in Baton Rouge
WSFA 12 Montgomery / Posted 4 days ago
Donations have been pouring in for Baton Rouge flood victims at the Dothan Convention and Visitors Bureau. At least 1,000 teddy bears were stacked against the wall inside the building along with school supplies, personal care items, diapers, wipes... Read more
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York Daily Record
Keystone games boost York County economya larger contingent of senior athletes vying for a spot in next year’s national
Keystone games boost York County economy
York Daily Record / Posted 5 days ago
a larger contingent of senior athletes vying for a spot in next year’s national competition. The York County Convention & Visitors Bureau and the Local Organizing Committee sincerely thank the thousands of athletes, coaches, officials, volunteers,... Read more
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The Mining Journal
Beard wins Trek rafflea Trek Farley 5 provided by Quick Stop Bike Shop of Marquette and donated to th
Beard wins Trek raffle
The Mining Journal / Posted 5 days ago
a Trek Farley 5 provided by Quick Stop Bike Shop of Marquette and donated to the NTN by the Marquette County Convention and Visitors Bureau. The raffle raised almost $3,000 for the building and maintenance of singletrack trails in Marquette. Shown... Read more
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The Daily Comet
In other Terrebonne Parish Council action: Aug. 24, 2016weeks. Action: Delayed an appointment to a vacancy on the Fire District No. 10
In other Terrebonne Parish Council action: Aug. 24, 2016
The Daily Comet / Posted 5 days ago
weeks. Action: Delayed an appointment to a vacancy on the Fire District No. 10 Board for two weeks. Action: Announced one vacancy on the Recreation District No. 6 Board. Action: Announced one vacancy on the Houma Area Convention & Visitors Bur... Read more
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The Austin Chronicle
City Council: Zimmerman, Bond, and BudgetCouncil is reluctant to increase the contract payment for tourism and conventio
City Council: Zimmerman, Bond, and Budget
The Austin Chronicle / Posted 5 days ago
Council is reluctant to increase the contract payment for tourism and convention promotion to the Austin Convention and Visitors Bureau (from $14 million to $16 million annually, for five years, from the hotel/motel tax) ahead of the overall... Read more
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The Houma Courier
In other Terrebonne Parish Council action: Aug. 24, 2016weeks. Action: Delayed an appointment to a vacancy on the Fire District No. 10
In other Terrebonne Parish Council action: Aug. 24, 2016
The Houma Courier / Posted 5 days ago
weeks. Action: Delayed an appointment to a vacancy on the Fire District No. 10 Board for two weeks. Action: Announced one vacancy on the Recreation District No. 6 Board. Action: Announced one vacancy on the Houma Area Convention & Visitors Bur... Read more
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Jefferson City News Tribune
Ballparks of the Ozarks swings for fencesfor 11 a.m. Sept. 21 in conjunction with the Camden County commissioner's offic
Ballparks of the Ozarks swings for fences
Jefferson City News Tribune / Posted 5 days ago
for 11 a.m. Sept. 21 in conjunction with the Camden County commissioner's office, the Lake of the Ozarks Convention and Visitors Bureau, all three local Chambers of Commerce and numerous local community officials. "We have found the perfect... Read more
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Kenosha News
Snyder: Grill Games champs cook up some fun (and victories)sauce. This is big news in the barbecue world because Tyunaitis — marketing co
Snyder: Grill Games champs cook up some fun (and victories)
Kenosha News / Posted 5 days ago
sauce. This is big news in the barbecue world because Tyunaitis — marketing coordinator for the Kenosha Area Convention & Visitors Bureau — will be in HarborPark Saturday as part of the Visitors Bureau’s team in the Grill Games Community Grilling... Read more
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Finance and Commerce
New developer tapped for hotel by Eagan’s outlet mallsecond new hotel to be built in Eagan in more than a decade, said Brent Cory, p
New developer tapped for hotel by Eagan’s outlet mall
Finance and Commerce / Posted 5 days ago
second new hotel to be built in Eagan in more than a decade, said Brent Cory, president and CEO of the Eagan Convention and Visitors Bureau. In July, a 93-room Holiday Inn Express opened at 3434 Washington Drive, about 3 miles to the northwest and... Read more
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Arkansas Business
LRCVB Moves Ahead on Deal for Cromwell Building& Promotion Commission's $3.35 million purchase of the Cromwell Building at 101
LRCVB Moves Ahead on Deal for Cromwell Building
Arkansas Business / Posted 5 days ago
& Promotion Commission's $3.35 million purchase of the Cromwell Building at 101 Spring St. for the Little Rock Convention & Visitors Bureau could be finalized within a month or so, according to Gretchen Hall, the bureau's president and CEO. "We're... Read more
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Crain's New York Business
Bryant Park to use location-based data to learn more about visitor habitsspecific spots such as Bryce Canyon National Park, home to other-worldly rock f
Bryant Park to use location-based data to learn more about visitor habits
Crain's New York Business / Posted 6 days ago
specific spots such as Bryce Canyon National Park, home to other-worldly rock formations. The Fort Worth Convention and Visitors Bureau used Arrivalist data to determine that it had a potential market for visitors in St. Louis. As a result, the... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Some vacation spots quietly benefit as travelers avoid Zikain 2015, with an impact of $24.4 billion on the local economy, according to fig
Some vacation spots quietly benefit as travelers avoid Zika
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 6 days ago
in 2015, with an impact of $24.4 billion on the local economy, according to figures from the Greater Miami Convention and Visitors Bureau. Some of that business is likely to go elsewhere. Visitors' bureaus in some other destinations either said... Read more
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The Commercial Dispatch
Design, fundraising underway for children's museumThis month, the Columbus-Lowndes Convention and Visitors Bureau board selected
Design, fundraising underway for children's museum
The Commercial Dispatch / Posted 6 days ago
This month, the Columbus-Lowndes Convention and Visitors Bureau board selected an architecture and a design firm to transform the old Elks Building into a children's discovery center and museum. Now comes the "fund" part. "We're definitely moving... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
Some vacation spots benefit as travelers avoid Zikain 2015, with an impact of $24.4 billion on the local economy, according to fig
Some vacation spots benefit as travelers avoid Zika
Detroit Free Press / Posted 6 days ago
in 2015, with an impact of $24.4 billion on the local economy, according to figures from the Greater Miami Convention and Visitors Bureau. Some of that business is likely to go elsewhere. Visitors’ bureaus in some other destinations either said... Read more
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The Daily Jeffersonian
Vacation spots benefit as travelers avoid Zikain 2015, with an impact of $24.4 billion on the local economy, according to fig
Vacation spots benefit as travelers avoid Zika
The Daily Jeffersonian / Posted 6 days ago
in 2015, with an impact of $24.4 billion on the local economy, according to figures from the Greater Miami Convention and Visitors Bureau. Some of that business is likely to go elsewhere. Visitors' bureaus in some other destinations either said... Read more
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Kane County Chronicle
Tourism generates millions in Kane CountyAccording to a news release from the Greater St. Charles Convention and Visitor
Tourism generates millions in Kane County
Kane County Chronicle / Posted 6 days ago
According to a news release from the Greater St. Charles Convention and Visitors Bureau, tax revenue receipts from tourism in Kane County reached $9.83 million at the local level in 2015, meaning that was the amount of taxes municipalities collected... Read more
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