The Buncombe County Tourism Development Authority (BCTDA) approved funding for a yearlong community engagement process to better manage tourism and plan investments for the next decade, while maintaining the character and integrity of the region.

The Buncombe County Tourism Management & Investment Plan to Develop Community Assets (TMIP) is a collaborative process to bring public entities, tourism officials and the community together with data resources to develop a framework to guide the long-term investment of BCTDA’s Tourism Product Development Fund (TPDF). Since its inception in 2001, the TPDF has granted $44 million to 39 projects, including sports fields, theaters, parks and greenways.

Public notice is hereby given that the Buncombe County Tourism Development Authority intends to amend the budget ordinance as presented to its governing board and will conduct a budget hearing on Wednesday, February, 27, 2019, beginning at 9:00 a.m. in the Boardroom of the Explore Asheville Convention & Visitors Bureau at 27 College Place, Asheville, […]