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How Significant Was A Tourism Decline in Asheville?

Grand Bohemian Asheville, NC
Starr Sariego
Asheville Watchdog
Like many hotels in Asheville, the Grand Bohemian Hotel has experienced a downturn in tourism this year.

Asheville Watchdog Reporter, Barbara Durr shared details from her story, "Asheville Businesses Feel The Pain of Tourism Decline." While the tourism decline wasn't major, this report says it was enough that restaurants and hotels in particular felt the pinch. Hear why and what's expected next. This conversation originally aired August 16, 2023.

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