Ohio's Appalachian Country

Economic Impact of Tourism in our Appalachian Region

Tourism is an integral and driving component of the Appalachian regional economy, sustaining 7.4% of salaried employment. Visitors to the appalachian region generated business sales of $4.9 billion, directly and indirectly, in 2013. Tourism is a diverse composite of economic activities and includes transportation, recreation, retail, lodging, and food and beverage sectors. 

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