Funded by local bed taxes and membership fees, CVBs
vary in size, organization and marketing strategies.
To get alook at how CVBs
slip into cells, Bergelson and his colleagues used a method similar to one with which Shai's group studied HIV.
Hotels and CVBs
know that those 700 people are staying in facilities in and around the area to save money.
Even with these published definitions, one unanswered question is whether these definitions are used by CVBs
in their research.
DMOs--sometimes called CVBs
(convention and visitor bureaus) or tourism boards--represent their local hospitality and tourism community (including hotels, meeting facilities, attractions, restaurants and more).
Klondike Visitors Association--Convention: Chamber of Commerce & CVBs
tour operators, car rental agencies, airlines, hotels, CVBs
, and so forth).
It provides a 360-degree field of view, a high-resolution-lens camera with analog YIC, CVBS
outputs, and real-time MPEG-2 encoding.
Its clients represent all segments of the event industry, including exhibition organizers, exhibitors, private events organizers, suppliers, CVBs
and convention facilities.
DMAI's "Recommended Standard CVB
Performance Reporting: A Handbook for CVBs
" helps DMOs articulate their value to their communities.
For the Gold Service Award, CVBs
are judged by magazine readers on a number of factors including professionalism of staff, support on hotel and site inspections, assistance with ground transportation planning, guidance on local attractions, liaison with local venders and services, and other aspects that contribute to a successful meeting.
To stave off budget cuts, CVBs
will have to remind elected officials of the considerable revenue that bureau activities generate (i.