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Oxford Tourism Council

Wanted: More visitors, more often

Local officials and business leaders heard how Oxford could improve its tourism during a presentation of survey results from research conducted recently by Young Strategies, hired by the Oxford Convention and Visitor’s Bureau last year to find ways to improve tourism in Oxford. (February 22, 2013, Page 1A)

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    Tourism Council approves room rebate program

    The Oxford Tourism Council approved a new room rebate program to help give events and organizations a discount on booking more than 20 room nights in Oxford. (October 18, 2012, Page 3)

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      Squirrels have expensive tastes

      The first estimate on repairs of the damage caused by squirrels at the LQC Lamar Home Museum is close to $10K. (July 23, 2012, Page 1)

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        Tourism funds continue to climb

        Oxford tourism-related taxes continue to reach record levels with April’s hotel and food and beverage tax hitting another all-time high, according to figures presented at Wednesday’s Oxford Tourism Council meeting. (July 19, 2012, Page 1)

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          Where’s Waldo? In Oxford, of course

          Find Waldo in Oxford will kick off this weekend. Waldo, the loveable, elusive character will be making “appearances” around Oxford at 25 local businesses during July. At each place, players collect cards that can be traded in for prizes at Square Books Jr. on July 30. (June 27, 2012, Page 2)

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            Film project’s loss, local projects’ gain

            Since filmmakers for the movie, “Admissions,” withdrew their request for a grant from the Oxford Tourism Council last month when they decided not to film in Oxford, $4,800 is now open to local projects or events that encourage tourism. Grant applications are due June 13 and can be downloaded from www.oxfordcvb.com. (May 17, 2012, Page 1A)

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              Conference Center wants facelift

              An interior designer recommended $400K worth of changes and upgrades for the Oxford Conference Center Thursday to the Oxford Tourism Council. Designer Courtney Jones said the changes do not have to be made all at once and the first change she recommended is getting new chairs for the center. (March 23, 2012, Page 1A)

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                New TV program may air from Oxford

                Oxford Tourism Council granted community grant funds to several events including a new Austin City Limits type TV show to be developed in Oxford. (December 16, 2011, Page 1A)

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                  City tweaks grant guidelines

                  Filmmakers planning to film in Lafayette County and conferences planning to use the Oxford Conference Center are now eligible for the community grant in 2012 through the Oxford Tourism Council. (August 31, 2011, Page 1A)

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                    Double Decker tours take riders back in time

                    Historical tours are sponsored by the Oxford Tourism Council and lead by local historian, Jack Lamar Mayfield, who delights those on the tour with stories about Oxford’s more famous residents like William Faulkner and L.Q.C. Lamar and describes a little bit about what life was like in Oxford when the town was brand new. (July 22, 2011, Page 1B)

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