Media coverage about recipients of grants from the BCTDA’s $5 million COVID relief fund includes stories and comments from industry partners on how the initiative is helping them safely and sustainably reopen and reinstate or generate jobs.
Marla Tambellini is a 2020 recipient of the state’s highest tourism honor, a distinction that recognizes members of the tourism industry who have made significant and continuing contributions to the growth and success of NC’s tourism industry.
A note of introduction to tourism industry partners from Explore Asheville CVB’s Interim Executive Director, who began in this role on July 1, 2020, upon the departure of President & CEO Stephanie Brown.
PRESS RELEASE: The $5 million grant fund was created by the Buncombe County TDA using revenue from occupancy tax collections designated for tourism product development and is expected to retain or create nearly 4,800 jobs.
Explore Asheville in collaboration with Buncombe County public health officials is providing tools and information to help wedding industry partners comply with public health orders.
View the recording of a webiner that provided updates to help make partner business and event listings more easily accessible throughout the website, including new layouts, searchable categories and a robust mapping feature.