Press Release – 2.22.12

MODEST STATE TOURISM GROWTH TIED TO RISE IN FUEL, HOTEL PRICES 

SEATTLE – Preliminary tourism industry statistics released today by the Washington Tourism Alliance (WTA) indicate a modest rise in 2011 Washington State visitor volume, expenditures, tax contributions and tourism industry employment and earnings, in line with national travel and tourism economic recovery. However, the WTA cautioned that the Washington State’s tourism and travel industry is still not performing at the level prior to the recession and is dramatically out-spent by competing state tourism marketing budgets. Continue reading “Press Release – 2.22.12”