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Monday, May 11 2015
Business is booming in Kentucky's tourism industry, which grew by 4.4 percent in 2014, according to an annual survey by the Kentucky Department of Travel and Tourism. The survey examines the expenditure, employment and tax impacts generated by the state tourism and travel industry — and reveals plenty of good news for both Boyle County and the commonwealth as a whole, according to a ...read more
Categories: Press Release
Monday, March 30 2015
By Pam Wright The Advocate-Messenger With a dream of connecting the county with a system of trails that would enhance quality of life, provide educational opportunities and increase tourism in the county, the Boyle County Trails Alliance held a community forum Wednesday to gather information from residents as it prepares to apply for a $130,000 grant to complete the second phase of a seven-year ...read more
Categories: General News Article
Wednesday, February 18 2015
DANVILLE, Ky. - Danville has once again been named a top retirement destination in the United States. Last week, "Where to Retire" magazine listed Danville as one of "8 Great Small Towns" to relocate. The feature profiled eight cities that appeal to retirees who want to settle into a slower pace, avoiding crowds and traffic. "These smaller communities offer a laid-back ...read more
Categories: Economic, Community, Press Release
Friday, October 24 2014
By Pam Wright The Advocate-Messenger The year is ending differently than expected for Danville-Boyle County Convention and Visitors Bureau. When the state cut funding in tourism and a local hotel closed at the onset of 2014, the CVB expected a difficult year with little wiggle-room financially to promote the city. However, Jennifer Kirchner, executive director of the CVB, said Thursday that ...read more
Categories: General News Article
Friday, September 26 2014
By Pam Wright The Advocate-Messenger In an effort to help the city and county become a more competitive tourist destination, Danville-Boyle County Convention and Visitors Bureau will initiate a process to determine how best to “place brand” the community. “The CVB is observing a time in our county where positive tourism growth is apparent,” said Executive Director Jennifer ...read more
Categories: General News Article
Friday, July 25 2014
By Pam Wright The Advocate-Messenger The Danville-Boyle County Convention and Visitors Bureau has a secret weapon in its marketing and promotions arsenal — the hashtag. Mariel Smith, CVB information services coordinator, was asked months ago to put her social media talents to work. Since then, the city has enjoyed greater exposure, recognition and attention, thanks in part to the ...read more
Categories: General News Article
Friday, May 23 2014
By Pam Wright The Advocate-Messenger The Danville-Boyle County Conventions and Visitors Bureau announced Thursday an increase in tourism expenditures for Boyle County, making it first in the region for 2013. "We're incredibly pleased to see a 7.3 percent increase this year for Boyle County," said Jennifer Kirchner, executive director of Danville-Boyle County Convention and Visitors ...read more
Categories: General News Article


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