Cave City Tourist and Convention Commission was formed in 1978, the first tourism commission formed for a 4th Class City. The Tourism Commission is the managing entity of the Cave City Convention Center located at 502 Mammoth Cave St., Cave City, KY. The Cave City Convention Center opened in 1980, the first convention center located outside a major metropolitan area.
The Commission is funded by a 4% Transient Room Tax and 3% Restaurant Tax as allowed by Kentucky Revised Statutes (KRS) 91A.350-400. http://www.lrc.ky.gov/statutes/chapter.aspx?id=37478
The Board of Directors is appointed by the Mayor of Cave City for a 3 year term, with staggered dates of appointment. Per KRS, the board consists of 3 Lodging, 1 Restaurant, 1 Chamber of Commerce, and 2 Mayor appointees.
Board meetings are held the second Monday of each month , 1:00pm, at the Cave City Convention Center, 502 Mammoth Cave St., Cave City, KY 42127.
The Tourism Commission meetings and operations are governed and regulated by: