Traveler spending by industry segment
Travel and tourism is one of California’s most important engines for economic growth. Travelers spend hundreds of millions of dollars in communities across California every day, spending $126.3 billion in 2016. All of California’s tourism providers benefited from increased visitation in 2016 with direct traveler spending supporting all industry segments.
*In-state travel includes local transportation and gas, visitor air transportation and other travel. Source: Dean Runyan Associates