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Tourism Economic Impact

Tourism in Ohio isn’t just big fun; it’s also big business. Take a look at these key figures from the TourismOhio 2019 Tourism Economic Impact study:

$48
billion

Visitor Spending

226
million

Statewide Tourism Visits

431
thousand

Jobs

379
avg.per person

Spent Per Overnight Trip


Five Ways TourismOhio Can Help You Grow

Supporting You is Our Mission

01

Promote Your Event or Destination

  • Create a free listing by visiting the industry database
  • These free listings are included on ohio.org and within TourismOhio’s printed publications – the Ohio Travel Guide and the Calendar of Events
  • Email Jesse Dotson with questions

02

Join Our Co-Op and Double Your Advertising Funds

  • The TourismOhio Co-Op Advertising Program offers matching funds to any organization promoting tourism in Ohio
  • Any single organization can request up to $25,000 in matching funds
  • Email Marketing Manager Lauren Seckel with questions

03

Get the Word Out

  • Let us know about new and exciting things at your destination!
  • Email Communications Manager Juliana Khusid to keep us in the loop

04

Stay in the Know

  • Click Here to subscribe to BuckeyeLine, our monthly industry e-newsletter
  • BuckeyeLine includes industry updates, important deadlines, marketing information and more

05

Boost Your Social Presence

  • Follow us and tag us in your social media posts
  • Use the #OhioFindItHere hashtag in your social media posts
  • Contact Social Media Coordinator Paola Santiago about new or exciting things in your area or at your destination. Share your high-resolution photos that can be used on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter


Industry Quick Links

Check out these additional resources for participating in TourismOhio’s industry outreach efforts: