2020 Economic Impact

of Travel in Tennessee

Recently released numbers from U.S. Travel Association and Tourism Economics show tourism in Tennessee brought in $16.8 billion in domestic and international travel spending in 2020, despite the impact of COVID-19. Travel in Tennessee generated nearly 150,000 jobs and $1.4 billion in state and local tax revenue. Revenue generated by tourism saved each Tennessee household $550 in state and local taxes last year. Tennessee also saw 75 million domestic person stays in 2020. In addition, the report showed travel shifted away from business and solo travel to longer, leisure-oriented trips with family.

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2020 Economic Impact

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