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MLT ESTO Web Award

Mammoth Lakes Tourism earns Destiny Award for website

Press release Mammoth Lakes — Recently, Mammoth Lakes Tourism (MLT) took home a Destiny Award for Best Destination Website in the country at U.S. Travel Association’s Educational Seminar for Tourism Organizations (ESTO). The DMO beat out destinations such as Seattle, Washington D.C. and Bucks County in Pennsylvania. “The Destiny Awards recognize exceptional destination marketing efforts on the local […]

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Mammoth Lakes Tourism receives industry award

Press release Mammoth Lakes, Calif.  — Mammoth Lakes Tourism (MLT) was recently awarded Best Destination Marketing Organization (in an area with under 25,000 population) by California Meetings +Events Magazine, during its annual Best of California competition. California Meetings +Events Magazine is a quarterly publication targeting corporate groups. Each year, the magazine features the Best of […]

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Big summer continues for Mammoth TOT

Mammoth Lakes Tourism press release Mammoth Lakes, Calif. (September 12, 2016) — The 2015/16 fiscal year for the Town of Mammoth Lakes ended with another record-breaking month for Transient Occupancy Tax collections. June 2016 collections ended up exceeding $1 million for the first time on record. The previous TOT record for June was $772,950. June […]

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MLT up for public hearing in Mammoth

With a focus on economic development from marketing, promotion, recreational activities, air service and administration, the Mammoth Town Council scheduled a public hearing for Wednesday night regarding funds for Mammoth Lakes Tourism. MLT funds come from 2.5% of Transient Occupancy Tax and the entire amount of the Business License Tax, less around $215,000 per year […]

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Trout to the rescue

Desert Springs Trout Farm to Stock Trout in Mammoth Lakes this Year Fish farm to ensure another great fishing season in the Mammoth Lakes Basin Mammoth Lakes, Calif. (March 26, 2014) — As fishing opener nears, the latest angling news in the Eastern Sierra is that the Town of Mammoth Lakes and Mammoth Lakes Tourism […]

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Mammoth Town Council: Public comment

Before they headed into their official agenda Wednesday night, the Mammoth Town Council heard from five people during public comment. Jessica Morriss, a Town planner, told the Council that she and others have carried out a series of meetings on the project to re-design Main Street. She said staff, consultants, business owners and stakeholders have […]

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Business and government officials talk BID

For a few weeks, a group of Mammoth business owners and officials have met in an exploratory committee to consider formation of a Business Improvement District and the possible imposition of a 1% assessment on gross revenues of lodging, restaurant and retail businesses.  John Urdi, Mammoth Lakes Tourism Director, said that preliminary discussions indicate that […]

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A bit of good news

In the face of potential municipal bankruptcy, an attack on its water by LADWP, a loss of jobs at Mammoth Mountain and the newest rough news – closure of June Mountain, Mammoth Lakes Tourism issued at least a smidgen of good news – gas prices in Southern California have dropped and visitor numbers are up […]

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