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.
Explore Asheville President & CEO Stephanie Brown to Depart for Private Sector Position in Late June
PRESS RELEASE: Stephanie Pace Brown accepted a private sector position outside of NC last fall, to begin after the fulfillment of her contract with BCTDA in June.
Senator Chuck Edwards is filing legislation titled “Buncombe County Tourism Jobs Recovery Act” that would enable the creation of a fund for tourism-related businesses.