Home » Jackson Hole »State of Wyoming »Teton County »Town of Jackson » Currently Reading:

Independence Day Holiday Tourism Solid

Golightly

While no hard, fast figures are available for business in Jackson Hole over the long Independence Day holiday last week, Chamber Director Jeff Golightly says he has heard positive observations from various businesses throughout town who believe their patronage was up this year over recent years. Golightly says there will not be any accurate data available until the sales tax receipts come back in but anecdotally in speaking with a lot of business leaders in tourism, the chamber is anticipating that the results are going to be positive and that the community did have an increase and had stronger numbers here in the beginning of July. Golightly says there are probably several factors leading to the increasing numbers including the partnership between the State of Wyoming, the Travel and Tourism Board here, Jackson Hole Air, and the message provided by marketing being done by private businesses.  He says there has been a much more concerted effort to try to work together that he believes is helping drive the destination.  Golightly says, “Even if the lodging tax can’t help promote directly into summer, the branding that they are doing in the shoulder and off-seasons I think can be a rising tide.”  Golightly says at the same time, the rebound nationally that is clearly occurring now cannot be discounted as a contributor to the upturn.

Comment on this Article:

LOST CREEK RANCH AND SPA WEBCAM

Quake List

Archive

Weather Alerts

Wyoming News

  • Windy At Times Today, Unseasonably Mild Through Saturday - October 23, 2014
    As high pressure strengthens, warmer air from southwestern portions of the nation will move into the region today.  Conditions will also stay mainly dry throughout much of the state, but winds will be strong and gusty.  Parts of I-25 (Colorado state line to Casper) and I-80 (Cheyenne to Rawlins) could see gusting as high as […]
  • My new used truck may be the death of me - October 23, 2014
    Not long ago, I brought home a 1994 Ford F-250. It’s not much to look at, but it’s even worse to drive. About the only things it has going for it are that it’s mechanically sound, and it’s technically a vehicle. I’ve named it Clunk, for good reason. When you shift it into either drive […]
  • Quiet, Seasonal Weather Expected Today - October 22, 2014
    High pressure will build over the state of Wyoming today, which will keep skies sunny to mostly sunny and conditions mainly dry.  Winds, however, could be strong and gusty today, especially throughout central and southeastern portions of the state.  Parts of I-80 (Cheyenne to Rawlins) and I-25 (Colorado state line to Casper) could see winds […]
  • Estimating range on waterfowl is easy - October 22, 2014
    If you’ve done any goose hunting, you’ve probably heard the term “skybusting.” You may know it means shooting at birds that are out of your shotgun’s effective range, but do you know if you’re guilty of it? You can set up your decoys to minimize the risk of shooting at birds when they’re too far […]

National and World News

The Latest RSS Items

  • No items found in feed URL: http://feeds.feedburner.com/StefaniasBlog?format=xml. You requested 5 items.
  • powered by RSS Just Better 1.3 plugin