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Tourism Marketing Paying Dividends for Prescott 

What seemed initially a modest annual investment, $36,000, has resulted in major dividends for the City of Prescott and local businesses, said City of Prescott Community Outreach Manager John Heiney.   Heiney told Prescott City Council members, “All indications are that tourism statistics – number of visitors, dollars spent and taxes collected – are up substantially […]

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Tourism, Agriculture Driving Quad Cities’ Robust Economy

When you look around the greater Quad Cities, signs of a strong economy include new construction and the steady stream of cars driven by out-of-town visitors.   At an Arizona Association for Economic Development event last month, economist Jim Rounds said growth can be important for rural regions. “While tourism may not be the highest paying […]

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Arizona’s Christmas City Attracting Thousands

 Prescott’s reputation as one of the best communities to celebrate the Christmas holidays continues to grow. In November, Prescott was named “…one of America’s best small towns for Christmas” by the national publication Country Living. Thousands of visitors are expected to join locals as they participate in the ever-expanding schedule of activities that caused then-Governor […]

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Tourism Taking Off with Prescott Fly-In

If the record-breaking registration for the Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association (AOPA) event is any indication, the Sept. 30-Oct. 1 “Fly-In” at the Prescott Municipal Airport is going to be a mega-event for the area. As many as 4,000 people are expected to participate in the weekend of flying, food and fun, according to Dave […]

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Prescott Becoming Favorite Tourism Destination

A recently released visitor and tourism impact study paints a positive picture for Prescott. Among the highlights: The estimated economic impact of direct and indirect effects of visitor spending amounts to more than $340 million for the 2014-2015 year. Prescott is a favored tourist destination in Arizona. Those visiting the area ranked their “Satisfaction Level” […]

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Building on Tourism Tool Chest

Tourism is a major multi-million contributor to the economy of Prescott, and city leaders are optimistic that impact will continue to increase. To encourage even more visitors to the greater Prescott area, the City of Prescott Office of Tourism is distributing a comprehensive 64-page brochure at visitor centers throughout the state. It also will be […]

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