Radius Indiana region reports growth in tourism

Published on : Friday, December 22, 2017

indexVisitor spending came to more than $283 million and generated more than $206 million in economic impact in southwest central Indiana last year. The Radius Indiana region includes Crawford, Daviess, Dubois, Greene, Lawrence, Martin, Orange and Washington counties. The study, commissioned by Radius and the Indiana Office of Tourism Development, said that the region’s tourism employment grew more than 5 percent in 2016, making it the seventh largest industry in the region.

“Tourism creates a broad variety of jobs in our region. Success in this industry is important to the people who live in our region and we believe it’s important that they directly see the benefits,” said Jeff Quyle, chief executive officer of Radius Indiana.

“It helps to relieve the tax burden of households in the region as well as benefit over 3,700 public school students.” Quyle added. Radius Tourism Index showed that the southwest central Indiana region was outpacing the rest of the state in the tourism industry.

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