Virginia tourism revenues were $23 billion in 2015
Virginia’s tourism revenues reach $23 billion in 2015, according to data from the U.S. Travel Association.
Tourism revenues increased 2.3 percent over 2014 and supported 222,600 jobs, 5,700 more jobs than in 2014.
The study showed Virginia saw more than 41 million domestic visitors in 2015, with travelers spending $63 million per day.
The Virginia Tourism Corp. receives its annual economic impact data from the U.S. Travel Association. The information is based on domestic visitor spending from trips taken 50 miles or more away from home. Detailed economic impact data by locality is available on www.vatc.org.