By: Kieran Wilson Email
By: Kieran Wilson Email

While the Colorado Tourism Conference educates those in the tourism industry, it also pumps money into our local economy.

More than 500 people have flocked to Grand Junction to participate in the conference. This means that more than 500 people are eating in our restaurants and sleeping in our hotels.

According to the Colorado Tourism Office, money from tourism directly impacts tax revenue. Money that without, Grand Junction residents would either be paying more in taxes or see a decrease in state services that are available.

The Grand Junction Visitor and Convention Bureau estimate that this event brings about $350,000 into our community.


You must be logged in to post comments.

Username:
Password (case sensitive):
Remember Me:
KKCO NBC 11 News
2531 Blichmann Avenue
Grand Junction, CO 81505

Station Phone: 970.243.1111
Business Fax: 970.243.1770
Newsroom Fax: 970.245.3793
News Tip & Contest Line: 970.255.8477
Copyright © 2002-2016 - Designed by Gray Digital Media - Powered by Clickability 10440672 - nbc11news.com/a?a=10440672
Gray Television, Inc.