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About the Blowing Rock TDA
The Blowing Rock Tourism Development Authority (TDA) is tasked with marketing the town of Blowing Rock as a travel destination. The organization and its activity is funded by a 6% Occupancy Tax levied on overnight stays within Blowing Rock in hotels, inns, and short-term rentals. The budget runs on a fiscal year of July-June.
Provide leadership and primary funding for marketing, developing, and supporting year-round travel and tourism to and within the town of Blowing Rock, increasing lodging sales and visitor spending.
Blowing Rock will be recognized as one of the premier travel destinations in the Southeastern USA.
The TDA is governed by a volunteer board of 5 members, appointed by Town Council. Regular board meetings are open to the public, and are held quarterly at Town Hall (3:30pm on the first Tuesday of March, June, September, and December) . Dates are listed in the Community Calendar.
The staff consists of two full-time employees, and one part-time employee. The TDA also enjoys a strong partnership with the Blowing Rock Chamber of Commerce, and works closely with the staff there. The Blowing Rock TDA offices are located at 132 Park Avenue, inside the Chamber of Commerce building in downtown Blowing Rock.