Feedback from the public and a decision by city officials to keep the Oxford Conference Center as a conference center appear to have been right on target with recent news about revenues for the past year. (November 25, 2014, Page 4)
The Oxford Tourism Council approved several grants to local events that bring visitors to Oxford during slow periods and a new marketing plan from Visit Oxford as its regular meeting Wednesday. (September 19, 2014, Page 1, 2)
Visit Oxford anticipates tourism future with the additional of about 200 new hotel beds coming online in the next year and a half. (August 14, 2014, Page 1, 14)
Successful baseball season and tournament give local economy a boost. (June 19, 2014, Page 1, 8)
What brings visitors to the Lafayette-Oxford-University community? Editor Don Whitten writes about a pair of out-of-towners who dropped by The Oxford EAGLE office Tuesday; their reason – traveling around learning more about the blues. (June 11, 2014, Page 4)
Tourism Director for the MS Development Authority Malcolm White spoke to the Oxford Rotary Club recently about efforts of MDA to share Mississippi’s true story with visitors. (May 8, 2014, Page 5)
The folks at Visit Oxford are celebrating Oxford’s tourism and hoping to introduce themselves to the community, again, after its re-branding last year from the Oxford Convention and Visitor’s Bureau with a full week of events to celebrate National Tourism Month. For a complete listing of events, see today’s EAGLE. (April 30, 2014, Page 3)
Oxford Tourism Council to get community and university event planners at same table for better coordination of events.
A South Carolina company has expressed interest in taking over operations of the Oxford Conference Center. (April 4, 2014, Page 1A, 8A)
Visit Oxford and MDOT are working together to make getting visitors to local attractions and the visitor’s center easier.