Welcome to Pittsburgh! What do you want to do first? Not sure yet? Well what about plans for tomorrow? …Well you still have time to decide… Where are you staying? You haven't booked a hotel yet?!?!
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 million overnight trips to the Greater Pittsburgh region every year. In Allegheny County, visitor spending contributes to $6.1 billion in new dollars to the economy. How does that translate?
Data Source: PA State Tourism Office, "The Economic Impact of Travel in Pennsylvania" for calendar year 2017, released in April 2019
For more information on the importance of travel and tourism to Pennsylvania's economy, go to patourismequalsjobs.com.