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Richmond Region Economic Impact Report

More visitors mean more growth

Each year, more than 7.7 million people visit the Richmond region, and they contribute more than $2.6 billion to the local economy. Tourism generates more than 24,000 jobs in the Richmond region. If not for tourism spending, Richmond region households would pay an additional $585 per year in taxes!

Check out our Economic Impact Annual Report for a deeper understanding of the importance of tourism in our region.

Tourism's Economic Impact

Tourism brings over 7 million visitors who spend more than $2 billion into the Richmond Region each year. Tourism helps to fund the salaries of thousands of teachers, firefighters and police throughout the Region while saving taxpayers an average of $600 per year.