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First Coast News
Theseeing more people coming to this town," Percival said. Kathy Cantron with the
The
First Coast News / Posted yesterday
seeing more people coming to this town," Percival said. Kathy Cantron with the St. Augustine, Ponte Vedra and the Beaches Visitors and Convention Bureau had a term for the increase in visitors. She called it the "450th Effect." It's the boom in... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
St. Augustine to be active place in what is expected to be busiest July 4 travel weekendyear for summertime travel.” Overall, St. Johns County enjoyed a record year f
St. Augustine to be active place in what is expected to be busiest July 4 travel weekend
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 3 days ago
year for summertime travel.” Overall, St. Johns County enjoyed a record year for tourism in 2015, according to the local visitors and convention bureau, with about 6.3 million visitors. All indications point to another solid year this year, and... Read more
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The St. Augustine Record
St. Augustine to be active place in what is expected to be busiest July 4 travel weekendyear for summertime travel.” Overall, St. Johns County enjoyed a record year f
St. Augustine to be active place in what is expected to be busiest July 4 travel weekend
The St. Augustine Record / Posted 3 days ago
year for summertime travel.” Overall, St. Johns County enjoyed a record year for tourism in 2015, according to the local visitors and convention bureau, with about 6.3 million visitors. All indications point to another solid year in 2016, and a... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
In the wake of Brexit vote, Florida tourism officials fret over loss of U.K. visitorsattractions and pristine beaches. Richard Goldman, president and CEO of the St.
In the wake of Brexit vote, Florida tourism officials fret over loss of U.K. visitors
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 7 days ago
attractions and pristine beaches. Richard Goldman, president and CEO of the St. Augustine, Ponte Vedra & the Beaches Visitors and Convention Bureau, said he does expect a drop off in visitation from the U.K. But it won’t be as dramatic in St.... Read more
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The Chattanoogan
City Council Hears Proposed Capital Projects For Upcoming Fiscal Yearthe hotel / motel tax, not just the number of rooms that are rented, which is t
City Council Hears Proposed Capital Projects For Upcoming Fiscal Year
The Chattanoogan / Posted 10 days ago
the hotel / motel tax, not just the number of rooms that are rented, which is the only information that was provided by the visitors and convention bureau. These things are not equal, he said. Another question under discussion was the amount of... Read more
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WAOW Wausau
Stevens Point tourism tax could be changingthat money out. "Since then, some communities in the state have strayed away f
Stevens Point tourism tax could be changing
WAOW Wausau / Posted 10 days ago
that money out. "Since then, some communities in the state have strayed away from the original intent," said Stevens Point Visitors and Convention Bureau Executive Director Sara Brish. Hotel room taxes bring in hundreds of thousands of dollars a... Read more
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The St. Augustine Record
County looking to grow tourism beyond downtown St. Augustine, beacheslarge have been sufficiently discovered by visitors. The issue now is what to d
County looking to grow tourism beyond downtown St. Augustine, beaches
The St. Augustine Record / Posted 10 days ago
large have been sufficiently discovered by visitors. The issue now is what to do with all of them. According to the county visitors and convention bureau, there were about a million more visitors (6.3 million) to St. Johns County in 2015 than in... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
St. Augustine, St. Johns County look to draw more visitors to attractions beyond oldest city's historic areaCounty have been sufficiently discovered by visitors. The issue now is what to
St. Augustine, St. Johns County look to draw more visitors to attractions beyond oldest city's historic area
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 11 days ago
County have been sufficiently discovered by visitors. The issue now is what to do with them all. According to the county visitors and convention bureau, there were about a million more visitors (6.3 million) to St. Johns County in 2015 than 2014... Read more
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WLKY Louisville
Louisville Visitors and Conventions Bureau preparing for Ali mournerssenior team is working to greet Ali fans and place them in hotels. When Karen
Louisville Visitors and Conventions Bureau preparing for Ali mourners
WLKY Louisville / Posted 24 days ago
senior team is working to greet Ali fans and place them in hotels. When Karen Williams, CEO of Louisville's Visitors and Convention Bureau heard the news of Ali's passing she immediately went to work. "(We're) working closely with... Read more
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WKYC Cleveland
Sour grapes? Dallas hopes to buy ads to greet RNC arrivals at Hopkinsof communications at the Convention and Visitors Bureau said. While the final
Sour grapes? Dallas hopes to buy ads to greet RNC arrivals at Hopkins
WKYC Cleveland / Posted 24 days ago
of communications at the Convention and Visitors Bureau said. While the final artwork isn’t done yet, Librio confirms the Visitors and Convention Bureau in Dallas will be putting up ads inside and perhaps outside Hopkins. Right now the ads are... Read more
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The Daily Sentinel
Summer 
tourism 
bonanza 
expectedeffect isn’t lost on officials who promote the area as a whole. Deb Kovalik, e
Summer 
tourism 
bonanza 
expected
The Daily Sentinel / Posted 26 days ago
effect isn’t lost on officials who promote the area as a whole. Deb Kovalik, executive director of the Grand Junction Visitors and Convention Bureau, said early lodging tax revenues are showing a boost in visitor traffic. She said a measure of... Read more
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The Maui News
Sherry Duong named MVCB executive directorfather in Saigon. "The competition to succeed Terryl was fierce," said John Mo
Sherry Duong named MVCB executive director
The Maui News / Posted 27 days ago
father in Saigon. "The competition to succeed Terryl was fierce," said John Monahan, president and CEO of the Hawaii Visitors and Convention Bureau, MVCB's parent company. "But at the end, Sherry's proven track record of aggressively... Read more
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WLKY Louisville
Report forecasts higher hotel room rates coming to Louisville(we are) not going to see big high demand conventions moving in, which means em
Report forecasts higher hotel room rates coming to Louisville
WLKY Louisville / Posted 28 days ago
(we are) not going to see big high demand conventions moving in, which means empty hotel rooms,” Fernandez said. If the Visitors and Convention Bureau can work on partnering with the hotels to lure business inside, demand will likely continue to... Read more
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Daily Chronicle
Summer activities planned throughout the county this summerthis season should consider a “staycation,” filled with visits to each of the c
Summer activities planned throughout the county this summer
Daily Chronicle / Posted 30 days ago
this season should consider a “staycation,” filled with visits to each of the county’s local attractions, DeKalb County Visitors and Convention Bureau Director Debbie Armstrong said. “Tourism week is usually the first or second week in May.... Read more

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