Buncombe County Commissioner Terri Wells provides her perspectives on encouraging safe and responsible travel as part of a discussion of Explore Asheville’s strategic pillars and the new course being charted for the tourism community.
This year’s Business NC list of the state’s top hospitality and tourism leaders includes two current Buncombe County TDA members, lodging and attractions partners, the CVB’s recent interim executive and Explore Asheville’s current President & CEO. See the list here!
Dianna Pierce, Explore Asheville’s Vice President of Sales, has retired after more than a quarter century with the CVB. Buncombe County TDA Board Chair Himanshu Karvir pays tribute to Dianna and her 26 years of service.
The personal perspective on racial identity by the President of Highland Brewing Company, Leah Wong Ashburn, who also serves as an appointed, volunteer member of the Buncombe County Tourism Development Authority.
Hosted by Leadership Asheville and Asheville Area Arts Council and sponsored by Explore Asheville, this series focuses on Equity in Creative Placemaking with presentations from national recognized experts as well as local professionals.
Download a PDF of the BCTDA annual report for Fiscal Year 2019-2020, with pre-COVID statistics, 2019 economic impact numbers, Explore Asheville’s response to the pandemic, and more.