Explore Asheville Earns DMAP Reaccreditation with Distinction from Destinations International
Explore Asheville Earns Destination Marketing Accreditation Program (DMAP) Reaccreditation with Distinction from Destinations International.
US Open Partnership Accrued a $9 Return for Every Dollar Spent
The US Open Sponsorship Yielded $13.2 Million in Media Value, accounting for a nine dollar return for every dollar spent.
Buncombe County Tourism Development Authority Annual Report for Fiscal Year 2021 – 2022
The Buncombe County Tourism Development Authority’s FY21-22 Annual Report is now live, recapping the first full year of Explore Asheville’s efforts delivered through our strategic imperatives.
BCTDA Approves $90,150 of Investments to Support 22 Local Festivals & Cultural Events
Financial support is made possible through earned revenue collected through advertising sales and lodging reservations booked on ExploreAsheville.com
BCTDA Greenlights Historic $15.68 Million in Community Projects through TPDF in 2022
Fifty percent of community projects awarded slated to reach completion in 2023.
Wilma Dykeman Honored with William A.V. Cecil Leadership Award by Buncombe County Tourism Development Authority
PRESS RELEASE: Following review by the TPDF Committee and a unanimous vote from the BCTDA board of directors, the Woodfin Greenway & Blueway became the largest funded project in the history of the Fund.
Public Safety for All
Explore Asheville, the Buncombe County Tourism Development Authority, and partner community organizations are aware of the concern about public safety for all in our community. For the health of our community members and economy, we believe it’s important to communicate with residents and partners about what you can do to engage in the public process.
First Annual Industry Preview at The Year Ahead Event
State Representatives Receive Top Honors; Community Celebrates 20th Anniversary of Tourism Product Development Fund; Industry Panelists Share Updates on New Happenings and Experiences; and Explore Asheville’s Storytelling Foundation Debuts at Inaugural Event
2022 Annual Superstar Awards Honor Western NC Leaders
State lawmakers Congressman Chuck Edwards, Senator Julie Mayfield and Senator Warren Daniel recognized with Asheville Superstar Awards for their bi-partisan support of the passage of House Bill 1057.
Explore Asheville’s Strategic Imperatives