Report: tourism brought $167.4 million
Tourism spending in Sweetwater County has declined in from the past two years, but still brought in approximately $167.4 million in 2015 according to a report from the Sweetwater County Joint Travel and Tourism Board.
The board promotes Sweetwater County as a destination for travelers to visit, spending much of its budget on marketing the county outside of the area. According to the report, the board spends 62 percent of its budget on various marketing attempts, including its mobile phone app, hosting travel writers to write about the area, as well as print, broadcast and online advertising...
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