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Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Fed Cup women’s tennis coming to Asheville

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Fed Cup women’s tennis coming to Asheville

Also, a lawsuit filed Tuesday on behalf of the Buncombe County Board of Commissioners takes on the manufacturers and distributors of opioids, and more.

by November 15, 2017 0 comments Asheville News
Some Asheville hoteliers on edge as Airbnb racks up big Buncombe sales

Some Asheville hoteliers on edge as Airbnb racks up big Buncombe sales

It’s time for the increased regulation of Airbnb rentals in Asheville, the hoteliers said Wednesday at a Buncombe County Tourism Development Authority meeting.

by August 31, 2017 13 comments Asheville News
With minimalist design and Millennials in mind, AC Hotel nears Asheville opening

With minimalist design and Millennials in mind, AC Hotel nears Asheville opening

The hotel aims to attract younger visitors with a special attention to spiffy lighting, sleek design and sharp, quick service. Rooms are smaller, and there are technology touches.

by August 8, 2017 0 comments Asheville News
Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Wicked Weed donates $200,000 to Eblen Charities

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Wicked Weed donates $200,000 to Eblen Charities

Also, the Buncombe County Tourism Development Authority meets this week to discuss funding a Woodfin blueway project, and more.

by June 26, 2017 2 comments Asheville News
Asheville tourism update: Mayfield on those new hotel regs, a slow January

Asheville tourism update: Mayfield on those new hotel regs, a slow January

Also, the Buncombe County TDA’s retreat is set for March 23-24 at Lioncrest.

by February 24, 2017 4 comments Asheville News
Steep Canyon Rangers bus will be rolling Asheville billboard

Steep Canyon Rangers bus will be rolling Asheville billboard

Asheville tourism officials are spending more than $20,000 on the marketing partnership with the popular bluegrass band.

by February 23, 2017 1 comment Asheville Music
Asheville CVB on the hunt for new office space after split with Chamber of Commerce

Asheville CVB on the hunt for new office space after split with Chamber of Commerce

The popular visitors center will remain at the Montford Avenue location.

by December 8, 2016 1 comment Asheville News
Lonely Planet: Asheville is the place in U.S. to visit in 2017

Lonely Planet: Asheville is the place in U.S. to visit in 2017

The recognition will fuel an ongoing debate about the impacts of tourism on the mountain metropolis.

by December 6, 2016 4 comments Asheville News, feature
Asheville theaters are big winners of hotel room tax cash

Asheville theaters are big winners of hotel room tax cash

Asheville Community Theatre was awarded $1 million for an big expansion and renovation project.

by November 18, 2016 0 comments Asheville arts, Asheville News
Asheville City Councilwoman Julie Mayfield, center, talks to the Buncombe County TDA about proposed new hotel regulations during the TDA's monthly meeting Wednesday. /Photo by Jason Sandford

Asheville hoteliers bristle as City Council moves to tighten grip on development

Local hotel owners and executives aren’t happy with the direction City Council is headed.

by September 30, 2016 16 comments Asheville News, feature
Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Old Madison County jail sold, to be renovated for artists

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Old Madison County jail sold, to be renovated for artists

Also, the Buncombe County TDA releases details about a new festival fund it has created, and much more.

by June 24, 2016 0 comments Asheville News
Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Asheville tourism numbers strong in April, despite HB2

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Asheville tourism numbers strong in April, despite HB2

Also, Trade & Lore coffee shop is expanding its offerings, and much more.

by May 24, 2016 7 comments Asheville News
Asheville tourism leader: 7 group cancellations due to HB2

Asheville tourism leader: 7 group cancellations due to HB2

The cancellations come as the Asheville area has seen strong hotel room sales through winter and early spring.

by April 25, 2016 27 comments Asheville News, feature
Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Protests at Asheville tattoo shop follow owner’s comments on bathroom law fight

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Protests at Asheville tattoo shop follow owner’s comments on bathroom law fight

Also, occupancy rates at Buncombe County hotels rose in January of this year as compared to January 2015, and more.

by March 31, 2016 5 comments Asheville News
Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Asheville-area hotel occupancy numbers up in December

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Asheville-area hotel occupancy numbers up in December

Also, Tupelo Honey plans to open a restaurant in Denver, and much more.

by March 2, 2016 0 comments Asheville News
Buncombe hotel occupancy rates dip in October as hoteliers prepare to open hundreds of new rooms

Buncombe hotel occupancy rates dip in October as hoteliers prepare to open hundreds of new rooms

October 2015 will still go down as the second best month for hotel occupancy rates on record, tourism officials said Wednesday.

by December 16, 2015 33 comments Asheville News
Asheville tourism projects proposed: Which would you fund?

Asheville tourism projects proposed: Which would you fund?

An urban creamery? New greenways? A nonprofit glass blowing studio? A farm-to-table food destination?

by June 9, 2015 30 comments Asheville News
Asheville tourism officials approve tentative spending plan, don’t mention possible room tax increase

Asheville tourism officials approve tentative spending plan, don’t mention possible room tax increase

Some local residents want revenue from the potential new tax used for city projects, but hoteliers want it spent to attract more tourists

by May 28, 2015 28 comments Asheville News
Demand for hotels in Asheville area skyrockets; October shatters records for occupancy

Demand for hotels in Asheville area skyrockets; October shatters records for occupancy

The tourists are coming. The tourists are coming. Wait. The tourists are here. The tourists are here.

by November 21, 2014 5 comments Asheville business, Asheville News
Asheville tourism officials hire Winston-Salem ad firm to market mountain metropolis

Asheville tourism officials hire Winston-Salem ad firm to market mountain metropolis

The Mullen ad agency told local tourism officials it planned “to amplify the magnetism of Asheville.”

Asheville area tourism players to meet Dec. 11 to review projects, brainstorm new ones

Asheville area tourism players to meet Dec. 11 to review projects, brainstorm new ones

The Asheville Convention and Visitors Bureau, which organized the meeting, wants to raise awareness about a TDA fund that gives money to tourism projects.

Buncombe County Tourism Development Authority reaches $50K settlement with company behind peeling signs

Buncombe County Tourism Development Authority reaches $50K settlement with company behind peeling signs

The two-year saga of the peeling signs comes to an end.

by February 13, 2013 0 comments Asheville News

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