The Tourist Trap: Analyzing Growth in the Tourism Economy


The World Travel & Tourism Council estimates that one in ten jobs are related to tourism, so it’s no wonder that governments and economic development organizations are interested in the local and regional effects. In this Link & Learn we outline the best practices for analysis using the example of Charlotte trying to attract the Big Football Game and then answer questions on analyzing tourism and visitor impacts.



Tourism Spending

Surveying for Input-Output


Updated September 20, 2023