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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
Updated: Six Asheville awarded TDA tourism cash

Updated: Six Asheville awarded TDA tourism cash

A greenway and a River Arts District glass studio are two of six projects that have gotten Buncombe County Tourism Development Authority grant money.

by October 27, 2015 3 comments Asheville News
Former head of Asheville’s tourism bureau made $171,185

Former head of Asheville’s tourism bureau made $171,185

Scrutiny over tourism officials’ pay follows controversy over an increase in the Buncombe County hotel room tax.

by September 15, 2015 17 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