Travel and Tourism2019-01-14T02:48:23+00:00

Travel and Tourism

Travel and tourism is an important industry in many regions; the industry can bring external money into a region’s economy, fueling the development of jobs, new industry, and amenities. An area that serves as a travel/tourist destination also increases regional pride. 

Data for this indicator was obtained from Dean Runyan Associates, which compiles data for Visit California. Spending was summed across the counties in each of the regions to arrive at the regional total.

Data for this indicator was obtained from Dean Runyan Associates, which compiles data for Visit California. Spending was summed across the three NSJV counties to arrive at the NSJV total. Spending was adjusted to 2017 dollars using the All Urban Consumers, U.S. city average consumer price index obtained from the Bureau of Labor Statistics.