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Locals Key to Convention Business, Part 1

Joe Holland is a Dentonite. He is a Denton County Justice of the Peace and owns a bicycle shop. Joe is a member of the Denton Breakfast Kiwanis club. Marvin Ruyle is a Dentonite. A letter carrier for the U.S. Postal Service, Marvin delivers mail right here in Denton. He is a member of the Texas…

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One in 1.1 Million: National Travel and Tourism Week

I am one in 1.1 million. So is each member of the Denton Convention and Visitors Bureau team. So are all the Dentoning Experts at the Discover Denton Welcome Center. So are owners, managers and staff of Denton hotels. So are owners, managers, servers and cooks of Denton restaurants. So are Denton…

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Denton VR Shines at Texas Travel Fair

A few weeks ago, Denton Convention and Visitors Bureau (CVB) staff members were part of a multi-member team exhibiting at SXSW Interactive (SXSWi). There, we employed cutting-edge technology to virtually whisk that global audience to Denton where they experienced the essence of our city. The…

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CVB team grows to bring conventions to Denton

I am often surprised by what people do not know. I spoke to a class of some 40 hospitality students last week on the topic of tourism as an economic development tool. Many had questions, but the one several wanted to know was, “What is under construction near the hospital?” I wonder if others are…

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