BCTDA Seeks Candidates to Serve on Legacy Investment From Tourism (LIFT) Fund Committee
The Buncombe County Tourism Development Authority (BCTDA) is seeking candidates to serve on the nine-member Legacy Investment from Tourism (LIFT) Fund Committee. This group will make recommendations to the BCTDA for funding tourism-related capital projects that will increase patronage at lodging facilities in Buncombe County by attracting tourists, business travelers, or both, and benefit the community at large in Buncombe County. The LIFT Fund can be used to support the following types of tourism-related capital projects: Construction of a new location or relocation Expansion of an existing location Restoration or rehabilitation of an existing location Maintenance of a tourism-related capital project Design...
Explore Asheville Wins Bid to Host Adventure Travel Trade Association’s AdventureELEVATE Conference in 2024
The Adventure Travel Trade Association™ (ATTA), the largest global network of adventure travel leaders, announced Asheville will be the 2024 host city for its annual conference, AdventureELEVATE North America, June 11-13, 2024.
Highlights of Buncombe County Tourism Development Authority Meetings
For a recap of each month’s Buncombe County TDA board meeting, including links to meeting documents, presentations, and more, check out the Tourism Community Update newsletter.
Follow Explore Asheville’s progress toward strategic imperatives
Aligned with broader community priorities, Explore Asheville’s strategic imperatives guide the direction of our program of work and community investments. Follow how we are progressing in our efforts.
Majority of Asheville and Buncombe County Residents Believe Their Community Benefits From Tourism
Explore Asheville and Buncombe County Tourism Development Authority Release Findings from 2023 Resident Perspectives on Tourism Report. An overwhelming majority of Asheville and Buncombe County residents (84%) agree that tourism benefits their community according to recent survey findings.
BCTDA Invites Applications for 2023 Tourism Product Development Fund Grant Cycle Opening April 12
TPDF was created to provide financial assistance through grants, loan guarantees, or pledges of debt service to major tourism capital projects that will increase patronage of lodging properties and further economic development in Buncombe County.