On Air Now

Listen

Listen Live Now » 101.1 FM Green Bay, WI

Weather

Current Conditions(Green Bay,WI 54303)

More Weather »
71° Feels Like: 71°
Wind: WNW 14 mph Past 24 hrs - Precip: 0.39”
Current Radar for Zip

Today

Scattered Thunderstorms 77°

Tonight

Thunderstorms 53°

Tomorrow

AM Rain 62°

Alerts

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.

Comments