Tourism Spending

Expenditures (in millions)

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The jurisdictions in the CRC-footprint include: the City of Richmond, the Town of Ashland, and the Counties of Charles City, Chesterfield, Goochland, Hanover, Henrico, New Kent, and Powhatan.

Source: The Economic Impact of Domestic Travel on Virginia Counties 2016, prepared for Virginia Tourism Corporation by the U.S. Travel Association, September 2017.
The study presents 2016 domestic travel economic impact on Virginia and its jurisdictions.

Why It's Important

Tourism spending shows the amount the dollars which are spent by visitors to a particular jurisdiction in Virginia. This includes all money spent on hotels, restaurants, shopping, and entertainment. This is a strong indicator of what activities these jurisdictions provide, such as youth sporting tournaments, live entertainment, and historical and cultural activities.