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    TOURISM DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY

    The Buncombe County Tourism Development Authority consists of nine members: three members appointed by City Council (one person who is an owner or operator of a hotel, motel or other taxable tourist accommodation with 100 or less rental units, one person who is an owner or operator of a hotel, motel or other taxable tourist accommodation with more than 100 rental units, one person involved in tourist business that does not own or operate a hotel, motel or other taxable tourist accommodation); three members appointed by the Buncombe County Commissioners (one person who is an owner or operator of a hotel, motel or other taxable tourist accommodation with 100 or less rental units, one person who is an owner or operator of a hotel, motel or other taxable tourist accommodation with more than 100 rental units, one person involved in tourist business that does not own or operate a hotel, motel or other taxable tourist accommodation); one member appointed by the Chamber of Commerce; one member of City Council (who is an ex-officio non-voting member); and one member of the Buncombe County Commissioners (who is an ex-officio non-voting member). The term of office is three years.

    The authority’s purpose is to further the development of travel, tourism, and conventions in the county through state, national and international advertising and promotion. The authority meets the fourth or last Wednesday of each month at 9 a.m. in the Chamber of Commerce Board Room at 36 Montford Avenue, Asheville. The normal length of the meeting is one to two hours.

    For more informaton, visit ashevillecvb.com/tdamtgs.htm.

    Chair Bob Patel - bpatel@holidayinnbiltmore.com

     

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