State releases results of new tourism impact study

MONTPELIER- Gov. Phil Scott recently released the Vermont Department of Tourism and Marketing’s 2017 Tourism Benchmark Study.  
The study, published every two years, evaluates and tracks the impact tourism has on the state’s economy.  According to a statement released by the governor’s office with the study, the state’s 13 million visitors brought in $2.8 billion in 2017, supporting 32,000 jobs – 10% of the state’s workforce – and contributed $391 million in tax revenue.

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