Kenosha; Wisconsin Tourism Spending Up in 2021
June 10, 2022 6:23AM CDT
KENOSHA, WI (AP & WLIP)–A new study has found that tourists spent nearly $13 billion in Wisconsin last year as the state rebounded from the COVID-19 pandemic.
The state Department of Tourism-commissioned study from Tourism Economics found tourism spending jumped 31.1% from 2020.
Kenosha County reached its second highest level for visitor spending at $231.9 million.
Every county in the state saw a double-digit increase in that category.
The overall impact of tourism in the state last year was $20.9 billion.
Kenosha County tourism accounted for 3,084 jobs with $99.6 million in related income.
It accounted for $23.3 million in state and local tax revenues.