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Tourism Generated $371 Million for Blair Cou nty in 2022

Explore Altoona, the official destination marketing organization for Blair County, has released its “2022 Economic Impact of Travel and Tourism in PA” report.

The report shows that tourism in Blair County generated $371 million in direct visitor spending, a nearly 14 percent increase from 2021 and less than 1 percent below 2019’s pre-pandemic, all-time high of $374.4 million.

If it were not for this amount of outside dollars in the form of leisure, business and event travel, each Blair County household would need to spend an additional $7,183 to replace this effect on the county’s business com...


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