Tourism industry in Loudoun generated more than 17,000 jobs

 Saturday, May 12, 2018 


Tourism industry in LoudounThe tourism industry of Loudoun has celebrated tourism day and advocates more influx of tourists. Loudoun is a Commonwealth country in Virginia in US attracted millions of tourists every years.




The tourism industry has spent $1.7 billion tourism. It is released by Visit Loudoun’s annual Tourism Awards program.




This year’s event was attended by a record crowd of 300 and netted commitments for more than $5,000 to support scholarships to nurture promising hospitality talent.





The tourism programme also drew a record number of nominations for awards that recognize those who push innovation and growth of the tourism industry, as well as those who serve on the front lines and provide lasting first-impressions of Loudoun during interaction with visitors.



It is fueled by the continued popularity of its wineries and its growing craft brewing scene, Loudoun ranks only behind Arlington and Fairfax counties for domestic tourism spending in the Virginia.



Tourism Loudoun supports more than 17,000 local jobs and generates more than $663 million in wages.




Betsy Davis, who is stepping down next month after serving 20 years as Middleburg Town Council member and mayor, was presented with the Judy Patterson Tourism Award, the county’s top prize presented to those demonstrating a long-term commitment to supporting programs that bring visitors to Loudoun.





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