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Posted by on Sep 11, 2019 in The Watercooler

Tourism Generated $323.8 Million in Revenue for Newport News in 2018

Tourism Generated $323.8 Million in Revenue for Newport News in 2018


According to the U.S. Travel Association, Newport News revenue from tourism reached $323,839,446 in 2018, a 5.2 percent increase over the prior year. It also supported 3,101 jobs in the city, a 1.8 percent increase. As an economic engine, tourism in Newport News produced $10,819,663 in local taxes (a 3.1 percent increase) and $13,552,520 in state taxes (a 3.7 percent increase) over 2017 figures.

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