The Impacts of Travel and Tourism on the Regional Economy


Tourism is one of Virginia’s most powerful industries – bringing in billions of dollars in tax revenue and supporting hundreds of thousands of jobs.

“Virginia’s tourism industry is a key pillar of our economy and growing it is a great way to create new jobs and opportunity in every corner of the Commonwealth,” said Governor Northam.

Travel and Tourism’s role in the economy is not limited to the hospitality industry. The economic impact of tourism is much greater and can include local farms, winery’s, brewery, local attractions and the production of goods as well as construction and public works.

The Committee for Dulles has brought together the region’s best travel and tourism experts to discuss how the Travel and Tourism economy impacts the region.

Pane of speakers include:

  • Barry Biggar,Visit Fairfax
  • Charles Pinck , The OSS Society
  • Visit Loudoun


Thu, April 19, 2018
11:30 AM – 1:30 PM EDT


The Westin Washington Dulles Airport
2520 Wasser Terrace
Herndon, VA 20171

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