PRESS RELEASE: Bob Patel, a self-described “accidental hotelier,” is the recipient of the 2021 William A.V. Cecil Tourism Leadership Award for his commitment and contributions to the tourism sector and the community.
PRESS RELEASE: Plans for a walking trail connecting historic Black communities in and around downtown Asheville continue to move forward. Organizers are seeking input from the public to help shape the themes and content.
PRESS RELEASE: Explore Asheville will host an information session for those interested in applying to the Buncombe County Tourism Development Authority’s Festivals & Cultural Events Support Fund.
The Buncombe County Tourism Development Authority meets monthly. For highlights of each BCTDA board meeting, including links to meeting documents, presentations, and more, check out each month’s Tourism Community Update newsletter.
Explore Asheville recently adopted four strategic imperatives tied to broader community goals; one is Encourage Safe & Responsible Travel. Joining the Global Sustainable Tourism Council was one of Explore Asheville’s first actions upon adopting this strategic pillar.
“Wear | Wait | Wash”: Whimsical Public Health Materials Available to Help Slow the Spread of Delta Variant of COVID
Posters, flyers, and window clings with the colorful 3 W’s public safety messaging are available from Explore Asheville as Buncombe County Health & Human Services experts remind the public of ways to slow the spread of the Delta variant of COVID-19.