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)
Oxford Tourism Council to get community and university event planners at same table for better coordination of events.
A public hearing will be held at 3 p.m. Tuesday at the City Hall to discuss the future of the Oxford Conference Center. Read about the center in today’s EAGLE.
The Oxford Tourism Council made a motion of support Wednesday during its regular for Visit Oxford in its quest to gain $100,000 in its budget for advertising to promote tourism. Also during the meeting, numbers were presented that showed the 2 percent food and beverage tax and the hotel/motel tax hit record highs in April. (July 18, 2013, Page 1)
The Oxford Tourism Council will be considering recommendations given by a tourism research firm it hired last year that include passing off Double Decker to another organization and returning two historic houses to the Board of Aldermen’s control. (March 28, 2013, Page 1, 3)
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)