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Tourism is a major economic driver. Discover how tourism helps Allegheny County residents and businesses.
Travel and tourism is one of the largest industries in Allegheny County - and it's growing. With additional hotels under construction and in development, the number of jobs will continue to increase.
There are more than 12.3 million overnight trips to the Greater Pittsburgh region every year. In Allegheny County, visitor spending contributes to $6.37 billion in new dollars to the economy. How does that translate?
Data Source: PA Tourism Office, PA Department of Community & Economic Development, "The Economic Impact of Travel in Pennsylvania" for calendar year 2018, released in March 2020.
For more information on the importance of travel and tourism to Pennsylvania's economy, go to patourismequalsjobs.com.