Governor Ralph Northam today announced that Virginia’s tourism industry generated $26 billion in visitor spending across all communities in 2018, a 4.4 percent increase over 2017.

In 2018, tourism in Virginia supported 234,000 jobs for Virginia communities, a 1% increase from 2017. The tourism industry also provided $1.8 billion in state and local revenue, an increase of 2.9% compared to 2017. MORE>>