$2 Billion Economic Impact
By Romi Carrell Wittman
Photo: Mission San Xavier del Bac
Photo by: Randy Prentice
Like the first green buds of mesquite trees in the spring, there are signs that Tucson’s economy is rebounding. That includes tourism, which generates an economic impact of more than $2 billion in this region.
For the first time since the economy tanked in 2008, local hotel and convention bookings and rates are trending steadily up, as are other indicators that travelers are on the move again.