Hendersonville NC’s Tourism Speaks Show
Tourism Speaks: Interview with Amy Boswell - July 20, 2021

Tourism Speaks: Interview with Amy Boswell - July 20, 2021

July 21, 2021

This week’s guest is Amy Boswell, the Event Coordinator with the Henderson County Tourism Development Authority. During this interview, she shares information about the special Block Party on Main concert happening on July 31st. The free event features husband-and-wife Nashville recording artists Joe Lasher and Kaitlyn Baker and is part of The Down Home Series presented by Ingles.

Tourism Speaks: Interview with Debi Smithm- July 13, 2021

Tourism Speaks: Interview with Debi Smithm- July 13, 2021

July 21, 2021

This week’s guest is Debi Smith, Board Chair of the Henderson County Tourism Development Authority. During this interview, she shares information on how the TDA is funded, the Henderson County occupancy tax, the makeup of the board of directors, and how the tourism industry contributes to the local economy.

Interview with Annie Higgins of Bullington Garden - July 6, 2021

Interview with Annie Higgins of Bullington Garden - July 6, 2021

July 12, 2021

On this week’s show, we are joined by Annie Higgins with Bullington Gardens. During this interview, Annie shares the history of Bullington describes the many themed gardens on the property. Two popular attractions are the Fairy and Dalia gardens.

Interview with Michelle Owens - June 29, 2021

Interview with Michelle Owens - June 29, 2021

June 30, 2021

On this week’s show, we are joined by Michelle Owens, Executive Director of the Henderson County Tourism Development Authority. During this interview, Michelle introduces herself to the community, the workings of a TDA, and plans for Henderson County.

 

Tourism Speaks: Interview with Leslie Hartley - June 22. 2021

Tourism Speaks: Interview with Leslie Hartley - June 22. 2021

June 23, 2021

On this week’s show, we are joined by Leslie Hartley from the Blue Ridge National Heritage Area, discussing the Blue Ridge Craft Trails Month in Henderson County during throughout July.

Interview with Amy Boswell - June 15, 2021

Interview with Amy Boswell - June 15, 2021

June 20, 2021

On this week’s show, we are joined by Amy Boswell from the Henderson County Tourism Development Authority, discussing the Summer Music Series, Music on Main, Street Dances and Monday Night Live!

Interview with Amy Allison - June 8, 2021

Interview with Amy Allison - June 8, 2021

June 9, 2021

On this week's episode, we are joined by Amy Allison from Outdoor NC. Visit NC, along with the NC Outdoor Recreation Industry Association and Leave No Trace Center for Outdoor Ethics, partnered to create an initiative to ensure our treasured outdoor resources continue to thrive

Interview with Dale Bartlett — June 1, 2021

Interview with Dale Bartlett — June 1, 2021

June 7, 2021

On this week’s show, we are joined by Dale Bartlett from the Blue Ridge National Heritage Area, who discusses the Blue Ridge Music Trails, and the comeback of live bluegrass and traditional mountain music throughout the region this summer and into the fall.

Interview with Amy Boswell — May 18, 2021

Interview with Amy Boswell — May 18, 2021

May 19, 2021

On this week’s show, we are joined by Amy Boswell, the Events Coordinator at the Henderson County Tourism Development Authority (TDA) / the Hendersonville Visitor Center to discuss this year's Garden Jubilee Nurseries & Orchards Tour, the region's largest garden and flower show, which takes place over Memorial Day Weekend. This year's event has a new format that combines the success of last year’s countryside tour to nurseries and orchards with a return to Main Street, scaled back for social distancing purposes. Listen to hear what sort of items will be available, where some of the stops along the tour are, and why this annual event is so popular.

Interview with Susan Fay — May 11, 2021

Interview with Susan Fay — May 11, 2021

May 12, 2021

On this week’s show, we are joined by Susan Fay from Holmes State Educational Forest. Susan explains what an Educational Forest is, discusses Holmes' different trails and some of their interesting features, goes over some of the flora and fauna you may see this time of year, and goes over some of the changes that have recently taken place, including the Forest's hours of operation and which amenities still remain closed due to Covid.

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