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Travel Industry

Tourism is a powerful jobs and economic development generator in Macon. In 2017, Bibb County's tourism industry:

  • Supported 3,747 jobs

  • Generated $381.30 million in direct tourism spending

  • Generated $17.10 million in state tax revenues

  • Generated $10.27 million in local tax revenues

  • Generated $97.02 million in payroll

  • Each Bibb County household would need to be taxed an additional $477 per year to replaces taxes generated by tourism economic activity.

*Results provided by U.S. Travel Association Economic Impact Report

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