Events and Attractions Update

Macon is currently hosting the Virtual Cherry Blossom Experience! However, some other events and attractions may be cancelled due to the escalation of the situation surrounding Coronavirus (COVID-19). View the full list of partner and attraction updates here.
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Travel Industry

Tourism is a powerful jobs and economic development generator in Macon. In 2018, Macon-Bibb County's tourism industry:

  • Supported 3,800 jobs

  • Generated $395.77 million in direct tourism spending

  • Generated $17.64 million in state tax revenues

  • Generated $10.74 million in local tax revenues

  • Generated $101.45 million in payroll

  • Each Macon-Bibb County household would need to be taxed an additional $489 per year to replaces taxes generated by tourism economic activity.

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

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