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$5 million in Asheville area hotel room tax money to go toward coronavirus relief under proposed legislation

$5 million in Asheville area hotel room tax money to go toward coronavirus relief under proposed legislation

The proposed legislation, titled the “Buncombe County Tourism Jobs Recovery Act,” must be approved by the N.C. General Assembly.

by April 24, 2020 0 comments Asheville News
An empty downtown Asheville, midmorning, late March./ photo by Jason Sandford

McCall: It’s time to face the reality of an Asheville without tourists

With the city’s tourism industry in stasis, local small business owners must start getting creative, while local residents should consider doubling down on the “buy local” movement, McCall writes.

by April 14, 2020 0 comments Asheville News, Opinion
Ashvegas Virus Hot Sheet: N.C. hotels authorized to provide housing alternatives during COVID-19 outbreak

Ashvegas Virus Hot Sheet: N.C. hotels authorized to provide housing alternatives during COVID-19 outbreak

Also, ASAP has an interim farmers market up and running every Thursday and Saturday on the campus of A-B Tech, complete with fresh produce and fresh rules for social distancing.

by April 8, 2020 0 comments Asheville News
Want a say in how Asheville hotel tax is spent? Here’s your chance

Want a say in how Asheville hotel tax is spent? Here’s your chance

There are two public meetings today (Thursday) and a third Friday, as well as an online survey.

by August 15, 2019 0 comments Asheville News
Asheville tourism officials give initial approval to $17.4 million operating budget

Asheville tourism officials give initial approval to $17.4 million operating budget

The public will have the chance to comment on the TDA’s spending plan at a June 27 public hearing.

by June 4, 2018 6 comments Asheville News
Ashvegas 2016 Year in Review: Asheville scores food, music, tourism accoaldes

Ashvegas 2016 Year in Review: Asheville scores food, music, tourism accoaldes

Remember when World Cafe came to town?

by December 31, 2016 1 comment Asheville News
Asheville tourism officials: As tourists flock to town, hotel occupancy expected to hit record high

Asheville tourism officials: As tourists flock to town, hotel occupancy expected to hit record high

Hotel occupancy rates in Asheville are expected to slightly surpass a pre-recession record high set in 2007.

Video: Gorgeous timelapse of Asheville mountains in fall

Video: Gorgeous timelapse of Asheville mountains in fall

New video has already racked up three thousand views since its debut yesterday. Just watch.

by November 27, 2012 0 comments Pictures of Asheville