The Transylvania Times -

Tourism Spending On The Way Up


August 24, 2017

Visit North Carolina, the state’s official tourism office, has announced that domestic visitors to and within Transylvania County spent $94.62 million in 2016, an increase of 6.5 percent from 2015 and one of the highest percentage increases in the state.

“We’re delighted to see the strong contribution that tourism is making to Transylvania County’s economy,” said Lori Roberts, chairperson of the Transylvania County Tourism Development (TDA) in a news release. “We have been working hard to promote a sustainable tourism economy here and these latest results serve as confirmation...

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