In St. Pete/Clearwater alone, tourism is responsible for 100,000+ jobs and more than $10 billion in economic impact annually.
100K10B: 100,000 Jobs, $10 Billion In Economic Impact AnnuallyHear these stories from people throughout the Tampa Bay area who are directly tied to tourism---even if you wouldn't think of them.
WHY TOURISM WORKS
102,000 people employed by tourism in St. Pete/Clearwater.
Nationally, one in every 9 American jobs depends on travel.
Florida is one of only seven states without an income tax. Why? Tourism.
$10 billion in local economic impact generated annually by visitors.