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Tourism Events 2015

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Tourism Events 2015

  1. 1. 28 Tourism Events Held in 2015 Crossroads to Adventure
  2. 2. World’s Largest 3D Archery Tournament
  3. 3. Laurel Lake Triathlon
  4. 4. Sheltowee 12- Hour Extreme Adventure Race
  5. 5. World Chicken Festival
  6. 6. Cycling Capital of Kentucky ®
  7. 7. Kentucky State HOG Rally
  8. 8. Kentucky Trail Town
  9. 9. Hotel Sales Increase $11.50 $12.00 $12.50 $13.00 $13.50 $14.00 $14.50 2012 Hotel Sales 2013 Hotel Sales Millions Millions
  10. 10. Months with Greats Room Sales Increases • August (AJGA Golf Tournament)= 25% increase. • April (Redbud Ride)= 17% increase. • May (ASA Archery Tournament= 17% increase. • June (Kentucky State HOG Rally)= 15% increase.
  11. 11. Typical Expenditures for Tourism Events (VISA Study) Percentage of Expenditure Tourism Event Attendees Lodging 9% Retail Sales 30% Dining 24% Transportation 16% Other Activities 21%
  12. 12. Estimated Economic Impact For every one dollar increase in room sales due to events, $11 dollars are spent in other parts of the economy. By VISA’s figures, the $1.45 million increase in Laurel County hotel sales in 2013 would equate to almost $16 million increase in the total economy.

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