Tourism bureau’s efforts seeing success, increasing visitation metrics

01 Nov 2019 17:24 #1 by ClearCreekCourant
Since the Clear Creek County Tourism Bureau began working in earnest six years ago, the county has seen dramatic increases in its tourism across the board.

In the past six years, visitors to the Georgetown Visitors Center have increased 14 percent, Georgetown Loop Railroad ridership 72 percent and the county’s lodging tax income 100 percent. Clear Creek is now the second-most rafted river in the state, according to the bureau’s director Cassandra Patton.

The survey, which had 543 respondents, showed that shopping and dining topped the list of activities the respondents did in the county, and they spent about $50 per visitor per day on average. About 58 percent of respondents were from Colorado.

Now, it’s a matter of promoting tourism, he said, “without over-impacting our infrastructure and over-stressing our community.”

Read more here: www.clearcreekcourant.com/content/touris...g-visitation-metrics
By Corinne Westeman
Tuesday, October 29, 2019

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