The team at Explore Asheville is looking forward to welcoming tourism partners for an afternoon of networking and locally crafted bites and beverages at our 2022 Summer Social, July 12 at Marquee.
Explore Asheville’s Tourism Summit 2022: The Future of Travel was held at Omni Grove Park Inn on May 18, with more than 200 in attendance. Find links here to the photo gallery and the diversity training toolkit.
Important dates include June 1 at 5 pm, the deadline for Phase I applications for the Tourism Product Development Fund. Buncombe County nonprofits and municipal partners are invited to apply.
$200 million is available to agribusinesses, massage therapists, farmers, and others in addition to arts, entertainment, recreation, hotels, restaurants, bars, food services, and others.
Buncombe County nonprofits and municipal partners are invited to submit applications to the Buncombe County TDA for grant support through the Tourism Product Development Fund. Phase 1 applications are due June 1.
PRESS RELEASE: Buncombe County TDA releases full findings of 2022 Resident Perspectives on Tourism report; perspectives on tourism improved over the last two years, according to recent survey.
PRESS RELEASE: Explore Asheville elevates the relationship with the USTA and Asheville’s reputation as a creative, vibrant community for leisure travel, business groups and sports events.
Projects include a hotel sustainability audit, researching various sustainability/green hotel accreditation programs, and mapping electric vehicle charging stations through Buncombe County.
Efforts also include Explore Asheville’s formal commitment with other destinations that substantive, relevant, and measurable goals around DEI will be included in our annual business plans.
Explore Asheville’s Strategic Imperatives