TITLE

Nearly 4 million a year visit Tucson, leave behind $2.3 B

AUTHOR(S)
Hatfield, David
PUB. DATE
January 2008
SOURCE
Inside Tucson Business;1/28/2008, Vol. 17 Issue 33, p3
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the impact of the 3.99 million tourist in the economy of Tucson, Arizona. Tourists who came in Tucson in 2006 have contributed for about $2.3 billion for the economy and one main factor is the visitation of friends and relatives of citizens, residing in the city itself. According to the CEO of Metropolitan Tucson Convention and Visitors Bureau (MTCVB), Jonathan Walker, that tourism is one of the most important factors in ameliorating the economy.
ACCESSION #
28841588

 

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