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Study: Visitor spending in Fox Valley up 2.5%

GRAND CHUTE, WI (WTAQ) - A study by the Fox Cities Convention and Visitors Bureau shows tourism spending rose 2.5 percent in 2012.

The study found visitors spent over $392 million in the area. Bureau leaders say that led to $500 million in total business sales, and credit tourism with sustaining 7,150 jobs and generating $125 million in income for residents in the Appleton area.

It also showed visitors spent $115 million on food and beverage, $88 million on retail, $87 million on lodging and $52 million on recreation.

The study was conducted by Tourism Economics, an Oxford Economics Company.