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Gasoline, bars and retail sales topped visitor spending in 2016

Friday, May 5, 2017/Categories: Made in Montana

Retail sales (including Made in Montana products) allocated for 16% of non-resident spending in Montana in 2016!

More than 12 million visitors contributed $3.5 billion to the Montana economy in 2016 while visitation as a whole was up 5 percent, according to new figures released by the Institute for Tourism and Recreation Research at the University of Montana.

Released this week, the figures found that visitor spending directly supported nearly $2.9 billion in economic activity across the state and supported more than 41,000 state jobs.

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