Visitor Spending Up in Door County

Visitor spending in Door County was up $14.6 million in 2014. According to a report released by the Wisconsin Department of Tourism, visitors to Door County spent $313.4, supporting 3,029 jobs and providing $66.3 million in labor income. Visitor spending also generated $34 million in state and local taxes. An increase of $1.5 million, or 4.65% over 2013. Jack Moneypenny, President and Chief Executive Officer of the Door County Visitor Bureau, said the local tourism agency is pleased to see that, for the sixth consecutive year, visitor spending has grown and has brought with it positive impacts to the destination. Since 2009, visitor spending has grown by 21.9% or $56.3 million. Door County ranked eighth among the state’s 72 counties in visitor spending last year.

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