WHY SHOULD YOU JOIN NCTIA?
Travel and tourism is a significant revenue producer for the state of North Carolina. Travelers spend $28.9 billion, creating nearly 197,500 jobs. Tourism payroll increased 19 percent to $7.7 billion. As a result of visitor spending, state and local governments saw rebounds in tax revenues to $2.3 billion. As a result of travelers’ contributions to state and local tax revenue, North Carolina households averaged about $580 in yearly savings. The positive impact of travel and tourism continues to grow while other sectors of the state’s economy are in decline or remain sluggish. If your business is travel and tourism related or benefits from this industry, shouldn’t you be helping us create better opportunities for your business?
NCTIA members work in lodging, travel promotion, convention and visitor bureaus, attractions, restaurants, outdoor recreation, the media, advertising and public relations, associations, vacation sales and rentals and in companies supplying these businesses.