Cal­i­for­nia’s tourism in­dus­try sets records

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Trav­eller spend­ing in 2016 in­jected a record $126 bil­lion into the Golden State’s econ­omy, Visit Cal­i­for­nia an­nounced as the in­dus­try marked the first-ever Cal­i­for­nia Tourism Month. Tourism in Cal­i­for­nia gen­er­ated $10.3 bil­lion in tax rev­enue and sup­ported 1.1 mil­lion jobs last year. 2016 marks the sev­enth con­sec­u­tive year of growth for Cal­i­for­nia’s travel and tourism in­dus­try. Trav­eller spend­ing grew 3%, out-in­dex­ing the na­tion by nearly a per­cent­age point.

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