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Williamsburg Hotel & Motel Association vies for localities' tourism dollars

The Williamsburg Hotel & Motel Association sent letters to York County, James City County and Williamsburg officials on Friday requesting a total of $3.85 million from the localities. In the past the association has requested thousands of dollars, never millions, said the association's Executive Director Ron Kirkland.  The association has been concerned for years about how the localities have been investing their tourism dollars, Kirkland said. The promotional partners that the localities have chosen to invest in "have, for whatever reason, been unable to raise the tide of tourism" for all ships, he said.  The association requested...

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