The Explore Asheville team is monitoring this developing situation closely and will continue to pass along guidance and information from trusted sources.
Thanks to grants from BCTDA’s Tourism Product Development Fund, three local nonprofits recently celebrated major renovations and expansions.
PRESS RELEASE: An eclectic collection of festivals and cultural events receives support from the Buncombe County Tourism Development Authority.
“Tourism is a positive. It’s a piece of the economy and supports other segments, like professional and business services,” says Kit Cramer of the Asheville Chamber.
PRESS RELEASE: Event will provide updates on a yearlong process to change how monies from the Tourism Product Development Fund (TPDF) are used.
PRESS RELEASE: Results of surveys and an assessment of existing conditions, community plans, and future needs will be shared at the public event.
For these local innkeepers, ExploreAsheville.com is the top site for referrals to their website that convert to bookings. Read their success story here.
The campaign should generate $500 million in spending by people who visit Buncombe County, says Explore Asheville’s VP of Marketing in the interview.
At its annual meeting on Sept. 5, Buncombe County TDA unveiled a new ad campaign encouraging visitors to let their spirits run free in Asheville.
The new Explore Asheville campaign, developed by Atlanta-based ad agency 360i, embraces the small and big surprises that Asheville will offer up.