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Macon "Where Soul Lives"

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