Tag Archives | Mammoth Lakes Tourism Director John Urdi


Air service subsidies in other resorts

Part of the new Business Improvement District assessment in Mammoth Lakes will pay for some subsidy of air service. It’s a subject with lots of push and pull on both sides. Mammoth Lakes Tourism Director John Urdi pointed us in the direction of a news story from Vail about the Eagle County Airport. Subsidies are […]

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Business Improvement District proposal hung up on retail

As the old year ends, business owners in Mammoth Lakes still debate formation of a Business Improvement District. The biggest challenge, according to Mammoth Lakes Tourism Director John Urdi is which retail stores to include in the new district and how much to tax them. Lodging and restaurants will definitely go into the district. It’s […]

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ML Tourism end of year report

The good news? Mammoth Lakes Tourism has reported that July through November of 2011 brought in the highest transient occupancy tax revenues in the past seven years. The less than good news? December through June of 2012, TOT was down 15% compared to 2011. But, better news is that taken alone, June of this year […]

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Supervisors: State woes, salaries, and air service

Our boards of supervisors have scheduled meetings for this week. Today, the Inyo Supervisors planned a special meeting at 9am in the boardroom.  The County Administrator planned to ask the Supervisors to okay an amendment to the exclusive negotiation agreement with Joseph Enterprises. Inyo County wants to negotiate construction and leasing of a county consolidated […]

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