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2018 Community Development News Stories

Posted on: January 24, 2018

Tourism, Hospitality & Arts Day at the Capitol

Tourism Hospitality Arts Day at Capitol

We knew it was a lot, but WOW, a record!...

By the numbers:

  • $60.8 billion dollars is the economic impact that the tourism industry generated in Georgia during 2016
  • $3.1 billion in state and local tax revenue generated by tourism-related expenditures
  • 450,200 Georgians employed in the tourism industry (10.6% of Georgia's non-farm workforce)
  • Macon native and Country music superstar Jason Aldean is featured on the cover of this year's official 2018 state travel guide

Tourism Hospitality Arts Day at Capitol

Industry representatives present Gov. Deal with a check representing the $3.1 billion in state and local tax revenue generated by tourism.


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