Chattanooga Tourism Reports and Research

Visitors Economic Impact

  • Total Annual Visitors: 15.6 Million

  • Direct Visitor Spending: $1.1 Billion

  • Tourism Jobs in Hamilton County: 30,000*

  • Tax Saved: Each household pays $660 less in local and state taxes

  • Taxes Created: $90 Million in state and local taxes

  • Portion for Our Schools: $12.5 Million

Source: Tennessee Department of Tourist Development and Bureau Labor and Statistics

2017 Reports