Last year tourism brought in over 10 million visitors to Volusia County, up from 9.8 million in 2016. Half of these wonderful visitors stay in hotels and motels and half stay with friends and relatives in their own part-time residences.
There are 55,200 jobs generated by the TOURISM industry overall, with the number of jobs generated by the LODGING Industry is 3,450; with a payroll exceeding $ 75 million.
Our visitors pay 40% of our local sales tax.
* Mid-Florida Marketing & Research, Inc.