Tourism Spending: Real GOOD for the Triad Economy (Wednesday NEWS)

14 counties from the northern mountains to the Piedmont Triad experienced an increase in tourism spending last year. Forsyth County set a record for annual spending by tourists in 2011…187,000 jobs were generated from visitor revenue in North Carolina…Numbers compiled by the NC Division of Tourism. www.journalnow.com

Non-stop flight to Orlando:  Denver-based Frontier Airlines will begin service between Greensboro to Orlando, beginning November 17.  All this week, Frontier airlines is offering a special rate of $59 dollars one way between PTI to Orlando
through Sat. Aug11.  Some restrictions apply. Fares are for travel starting November 17, 2012, through March 17, 2013  for one way, nonstop travel between Orlando, FL, and Greensboro, NC.   www.frontierairlines.com/specials/online-deals/here-we-grow-again

 

GOP Presidential candidate/nominee Mitt Romney will make a campaign stop in High Point on Sunday.  Absolute Style Furniture (1945 West Green Drive)
is hosting the event.  Doors open at 11:30am. The event starts around 12:30pm.
Details about FREE tix: http://romneyhighpoint.eventbrite.com/

The Summer Games in London:   Aly Raisman (captain of the US Gymnastics team) becoming the first US woman to win Gold in the Floor Exercise, about an hour after earning Bronze on the balance beam.

Coming up today: All-American final in Women’s Beach Volleyball…Men’s Basketball:  Team USA vs Australia (quarterfinal)

Hurricane Ernesto has been downgraded to a tropical storm after making landfall on Mexico’s Yucatan Peninsula.  Ernesto is still expected to bring as much as a foot of rain to parts of Belize and northern Guatemala.

The Mars rover ‘Curiosity’ sent its first color image back to earth,  just two days
after landing on the surface of Mars.
NASA says the The reddish-brown image was taken from the floor of a crater.

 

Verne Hill

Verne Hill

The News Guy – WBFJ Family Friendly Morning Show at WBFJ fm - Your family station!
I enjoy many things: Music. Family movie nights. My American flag flapping in the wind. Sunsets at the beach. Snow days. The Sweet Tea Party. Salvation through Grace…

VERSE: “Let everything that has breath praise the LORD” Psalm 150

QUOTE: “A person who loves his job, will never work a day in his life.”

MON-SAT 6A-10A(& Sunday@5 host)
verne@wbfj.fm
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Verne Hill

I enjoy many things: Music. Family movie nights. My American flag flapping in the wind. Sunsets at the beach. Snow days. The Sweet Tea Party. Salvation through Grace… VERSE: “Let everything that has breath praise the LORD” Psalm 150 QUOTE: “A person who loves his job, will never work a day in his life.” MON-SAT 6A-10A (& Sunday@5 host) verne@wbfj.fm