This week, Visit Pensacola celebrated The Future of Travel with industry peers, partners, and community members during the annual National Travel and Tourism Week. Announced on Tuesday at the Re-Visit Pensacola Summit, the industry is seeing record growth.
Here are a few highlights from the 2021 fiscal year.
- Welcomed over 2.4 million visitors
- Visitors spent over $1.2 billion in Escambia County, a 79% increase since 2014
- Employed over 22,000 people, accounting for 16% of all jobs in Escambia County and $619 million in wages.
- Tourism saved every household in Escambia County $630 in taxes
National Travel & Tourism Week Highlights