Latest Tourism Tax Report Shows Positive Growth

July 9, 2022


Latest Tourism Tax Report Shows Positive Growth

NWA Daily

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

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