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)
Visit Oxford asks for support to rename Highway 30 after William Faulkner. (July 16, 2014, Page 1, 12)
Successful baseball season and tournament give local economy a boost. (June 19, 2014, Page 1, 8)
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.
Visit Oxford and MDOT are working together to make getting visitors to local attractions and the visitor’s center easier.
Rebel Richsaw pedicabs and Visit Oxford have teamed up to provide historic tours of old Oxford and Ole Miss. (March 20, 2014, Page 1A)
The council went over its annual audit last week which showed the city collected more revenue in food and beverage and hotel taxes than originally expected in 2013. (February 24, 2014, Page 1, 5)
More than 27 restaurants, both fast food and full service, are participating in the first Restaurant Week where diners can vote for their favorite charity. The winning charity will receive $5,000. For more information, go to www.visitoxfordms.com. (January 24, 2014, Page 2A)