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Groups lobby with parties

...parking and where the constituents are," said Pete Robinson, a lobbyist who's helping plan a soiree for the Georgia Hospitality and Travel Association. Helen Fincher, the director of the Gainesville Convention and Visitors Bureau, is in...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/01/30/met_335553.shtml
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Sports panel lobbies for hotel tax funds

...designed for organizations that bring people to town and tax dollars to the community." The local chapter of the Georgia Hospitality and Trade Association and the hotel community have been very supportive of more funding for the sports council...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/04/02/bus_310450.shtml
Business | Augusta-Richmond County Commission
Review set for lobbyist resumes

...transition director for state school Superintendent Linda Schrenko. Mr. Fennel was senior vice president of the Georgia Hospitality and Travel Association, 1995-98. Mr. Teasley was an executive with Browning-Ferris Industries before starting...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/02/09/met_282002.shtml
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Tourism director aims for cohesion

...the past," said George Fisher, president of Callaway Gardens in Pine Mountain and incoming president of the Georgia Hospitality and Travel Association. Cohesion is needed in attracting visitors to the state with a unified image of the state...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/11/06/met_272921.shtml
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State probes price-gouging claims

...true. Anytime anyone has a bad experience in Augusta it hurts tourism, she said. Bob King, a spokesman for the Georgia Hospitality & Travel Association, said he believes that price gouging during the storm was not representative of the industry...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/10/07/met_272000.shtml
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Bill may require safety classes

...about the millions of meals served in Georgia, the incidence is so small," said Bob King, president of the Georgia Hospitality and Travel Association. "But the public must have confidence in eating places." "The food supply in this country...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/08/25/met_268601.shtml
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Georgia Power rate cuts disputed

...Lower Electricity Rates Today. The coalition is made up of the Georgia Textile Manufacturers Association, the Georgia Hospitality & Travel Association and others. "It's hard to believe someone's arguing over a rate reduction," said Georgia...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/08/26/met_237073.shtml
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Jones leaving Sheraton post

...he has been an outspoken spokesman for the hotel industry in Augusta. For instance, as acting president of the Georgia Hospitality and Travel Association, he announced the opposition in October to raising the hotel-motel tax by 1 percent...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/02/21/bus_222869.shtml
Business
CVB board threatens to hold funds

...position on the tax was based on the acceptance or rejection of David Jones, a CVB member and acting president of the Georgia Hospitality and Travel Association. He too has changed his original opposition to follow the CVB's lead. "If it's being...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/12/12/biz_218908.shtml
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Commission to discuss hotel-motel tax

...among various Augusta tourist attractions, officials said. David Jones, chairman of the Augusta chapter of the Georgia Hospitality and Travel Association, said, "if it's got to happen," he wants to know how it's going to be divvied up...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/07/30/met_212126.shtml
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