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Tourism dollars roll in

Tourism dollars roll in

Eureka-Humboldt Visitors Bureau  HUMBOLDT – Total traveler spending generated a record $448 million for Humboldt County in 2017, an increase of four percent over 2016, according to newly released government tourism data. In a related trend, the local lodging industry had its highest bed tax collection as well last year, collecting more than $7.5 million,

Mad River Current for Wednesday, July 26: McKMAC to discuss racism, town center, hear about McKinleyville crime

To discuss, or not discuss, racism The McKinleyville Municipal Advisory Committee won’t be discussing racism at tonight’s meeting. Instead, it will discuss whether it should discuss racism. The committee meets at 6 p.m. in the Middle School Conference Center at  2285 Central Ave. As detailed in this article, committee member Craig Tucker has been trying to

Plans underway to revive Samoa Airport Bed & Breakfast

Redwood Coast Properties On Tuesday December 16 at 630pm, Redwood Coast Properties (RCP), will present to the Eureka City Council its plan to renovate and revive the City of Eureka’s Samoa Bed and Breakfast. This will be RCP’s second step in the process after winning the City of Eureka’s August “request for qualifications” public bid.

Redwood National and State Parks tourism creates more than $20 million in local economic benefit

(The following was submitted by Redwood National Park.) A new National Park Service (NPS) report for 2011 shows that 360,167 visitors to Redwood National Park spent $20,172,000 in communities surrounding the park.  This spending supported at least 272 jobs in the local area. In addition, in 2011 over 35,448,424 people visited the twenty-four national parks

Tourism District to Launch New Marketing

By Daniel Mintz Press Reporter   The local tourism industry saw growth in 2012 and funding from a recently-launched Tourism Business Improvement District will pay for a new marketing effort. Staff of the county’s Convention and Visitors Bureau described moderate growth of hotel room occupancy, room rates and Transient Occupancy Tax (TOT) collection rates at