Tourism Revenue On The Rise In Prince Edward County

Tourism revenue growth for Prince Edward County
led the Commonwealth’s Tourism Economic Impact numbers by reaching $25,858,576, which is
a 12.7% percent increase over 2017. Local tourism-supported jobs totaled $5,435,202 while local
tourism-related taxes were $1,106,104 All data was received by the Virginia Tourism
Corporation (VTC) from the US Travel Association and is based on domestic visitor spending
(travelers from within the United States) from trips taken 50 miles or more away from home.
According to the US Travel Association, tourism in Virginia generated $26 billion in travel
spending.