Tourism boosts Kentucky's economy

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by WHAS11.com

WHAS11.com

Posted on May 5, 2014 at 6:14 PM

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WHAS11) – Tourism in Kentucky is giving the Bluegrass State a big economic boost.

The tourism industry accounted for $12.5 billion in 2013, a more than two percent increase over 2012.

Tourism also accounted for about 175,000 Kentucky jobs, good for $2.8 billion in wages for Kentucky workers.
 

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