Tourists spent $87M in Dallas County in 2019

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Tour guide Thelma Dianne Harris shows organized groups around Selma throughout the year, including this Road Scholar group in November 2019.
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By Fred Guarino | Selma Sun Staff

Dallas County had a great year for tourism in 2019, with a nearly 15 percent increase in money spent by visitors over the previous year, according to a new state tourism report.

The Alabama Tourism Department’s recently released State Tourism Industry 2019 Economic Impact report shows Dallas County visitors spent $87,004,937 on hotels, restaurants, shopping and transportation in 2019.

The report is prepared each year for the Alabama Tourism Department by Montgomery economist Dr. Keivan Deravi.

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