YOUR SEPTEMBER 2018 NEWS BULLETIN BRIEF FROM AROUND THE…
TENNESSEE SETS TOURISM RECORD WITH $20.7B IN DIRECT VISITOR SPENDING: Tennessee reached another tourism milestone in 2017, topping $20 billion spent by visitors for the first time ever. SOURCE: CLICK HERE
NISSAN SPENDS $170M TO UPGRADE SMYRNA, MISSISSIPPI PLANTS TO BUILD NEW ALTIMA: Nissan North America has announced a $170 million in upgrades to its plants in Tennessee and Mississippi to support the 2019 Nissan Altima. SOURCE:CLICK HERE
CVG SETS ANOTHER RECORD – SERVED MOST LOCAL PASSENGERS IN ITS 71-YEAR HISTORY, IN MAY, JUNE, JULY: The Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport (CVG) broke an all-time local passenger record in July. This summer the airport served the most local passengers in its 71-year history breaking records in May, June and July. SOURCE: CLICK HERE
LOUISVILLE INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT PREPS FOR $100 MILLION IN UPGRADES: Caution! The moving walkway is… getting a makeover.
over the next three to five years. SOURCE:CLICK HERE
ABOUT $12 MILLION ALLOCATED BY FCC TO BOOST BROADBAND ACCESS IN WEST VIRGINIA:Three internet companies will receive about $12 million combined in federal funding to provide broadband access to West Virginia communities lacking it. SOURCE:CLICK HERE
MORE SMALL BUSINESSES IN WEST VIRGINIA ACHIEVE HUBZONE CERTIFICATION: The number of West Virginia small businesses achieving federal HUBZone certification has increased significantly over the past several months, according to George Murray, deputy director of the West Virginia District Office of the U.S. Small Business Administration. SOURCE:CLICK HERE