The latest Tourism Ticker report shows Arkansas’ tourism sector has significant gains in the early part of 2022, and Northwest Arkansas is a positive contributor.
- Growing numbers: From January to April this year, Washington and Benton counties collected a combined $1,270,668 in tourism tax, up 53% for both counties compared to the same period in 2021. In the whole state, tourism tax collection was up 20.6% compared to last year.
- City hospitality: Tourism tax collections in the big four cities have all grown beyond last years numbers. Bentonville tourism tax collections this year was up 28.1%. Fayetteville’s was up 18%, Rogers was up 60.3%, and Springdale was up 44.2%.
See the full report HERE.