PRESS RELEASE: From the Sourwood Festival in Black Mountain to cultural celebrations like the Blue Ridge Pride Festival, Hola Asheville, and Goombay, local events have benefited from the Buncombe County TDA’s Festivals & Cultural Events Support Fund.
Explore Asheville hosted our first post-pandemic, in-person Partner Salon on July 21, which included a presentation on how to optimize your presence on ExploreAsheville.com. Download a PDF of the presentation and find a “homework list” to refer to as you perfect your presence.
Travel and attendance at in-person industry events by the Explore Asheville Group Sales team is back in full swing, with the goal to bring group business to Asheville. Here’s just a sampling of the team’s recent trips, tours and trade shows attended.
The TOURISM COMMUNITY UPDATE provides highlights of Buncombe County Tourism Development Authority meetings. Click through for a recap of the BCTDA’s June 2021 meeting, including a presentation on Explore Asheville’s new agency-of-record and an update on two Tourism Product Development Fund community projects.
Telling the Asheville story and keeping our vibrant region top-of-mind for media nationwide is a constant focus of Explore Asheville’s PR team. Here are a few of the recent news clips mentioning local industry partners, events, projects and more.
Explore Asheville is charting a new course for the tourism community aligned with broader community goals. These efforts are organized around four strategic pillars, which we discussed with community leaders in a series of webinars. View recordings here.