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Tourism Up in Tennessee
Tourism Up in Tennessee

The Tennessee Department of Tourism reports about 110-million people visited the state in 2016, that's up over four-percent from 2015.

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Tourism to Stones River National Battlefield creates $20.6 Million in Economic Benefits
Tourism to Stones River National Battlefield creates $20.6 Million in Economic Benefits

A new National Park Service (NPS) report shows that nearly 265,000 visitors to Stones River National Battlefield in 2015 spent $15.2 Million in communities near the park. That spending supported 242 jobs in the local area and had a cumulative benefit to the local economy of $20.6 Million.

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More Fans at the March TSSAA Games = More Tourist Dollars in Murfreesboro
More Fans at the March TSSAA Games = More Tourist Dollars in Murfreesboro

The Girls' Tournaments saw an attendance of 32,907 guests. That number is up by 8,518 people when compared to last year. As for the boys' tournaments, 37,895 sports fans attended the games, which is up 1,178 people from last year.

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Tourism is UP in Rutherford County
Tourism is UP in Rutherford County

Tourism has grown by 71% in the Mid-Cumberland region which includes Rutherford County.

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Like Jack Daniels? You may like this...
Like Jack Daniels? You may like this...

Tennessee whiskey giant Jack Daniel is set to make a $140 million expansion to its distillery in Lynchburg, according to Gov. Bill Haslam and state economic officials.

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Tourism-related spending in Rutherford County is UP
Tourism-related spending in Rutherford County is UP

Tourism-related spending in Rutherford County in 2014 increased from $291.52 to $307.47 million, placing Rutherford County in the top 10 counties across the state, for travel-related expenditures.

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Tourism to Stones River National Battlefield creates $20,660,500 in Economic Benefits
Tourism to Stones River National Battlefield creates $20,660,500 in Economic Benefits

A new National Park Service (NPS) report shows that 272,500 visitors to Stones River National Battlefield in 2014 spent $15,282,000 in communities near the park. That spending supported 246 jobs in the local area and had a cumulative benefit to the local economy of $20,660,000.

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480 Athletes and approximately 8,000 spectators to visit Rutherford County this week
480 Athletes and approximately 8,000 spectators to visit Rutherford County this week

The TSSAA Division I and Division II State Girls' Volleyball Championships will be held October 22-24 at Blackman High School, Siegel High School, and Siegel Middle...

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8,000 Soccer players and their families in Murfreesboro
8,000 Soccer players and their families in Murfreesboro

For four days, the Richard Siegel Championship Soccer Complex in Murfreesboro will host 8000 participants and their families daily...

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Tourism an Increasingly Major Economic Contributor for Rutherford County

The Rutherford County Chamber of Commerce’s Convention & Visitors Bureau, delivered a glowing report at the March 6th meeting of the Murfreesboro City Council, dealing with tourism’s impact on Rutherford County...

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State to Focus More on Tourism
State to Focus More on Tourism
Some recommendations in the plan include establishing a Tennessee-specific brand for tourism attractions, developing a market plan that focuses on key markets and encourages longer stays, and putting together a network of festivals and events that focus on music.
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