National Travel and Tourism Week
April 30, 2023 - May 6, 2023
The Pittsboro-Siler City Convention & Visitors Bureau is pleased to share our tourism and hospitality economic impact figures. We continue to work hard and focus on the themes of NTTW: Innovation, Recovery, Workforce, Global Competitiveness, Inclusive, In Person, and Now. Read more about recent happenings in our blog: Hop Into Spring, Sustainable Styled Shoot at Old Lystra Inn.
Travel is a job creator, economic engine, educator, pro-family and pro-health.
• Travel is one of America’s largest industries.
• The 2020 report* showed that travel and tourism in Chatham County directly employed more than 514 people.
• The report also measures the positive impact of tourism on taxes. In 2020, visitor-related business in Chatham County generated approximately $48.1 million in revenue and $2.3 million in local sales tax and property tax revenues. This is an estimated tax savings of $60.01 per county resident.
*North Carolina Division of Tourism, Film and Sports released the results of the annual study conducted by the U.S. Travel Association.