Tuesday, October 02, 2007

Tourism dollars check in to Roanoke Valley
Roanoke Times Mon, 01 Oct 2007 10:36 PM PDT

Tourists in 2006 spent 7.3 percent more in the valley than they did in 2005, the industry said. Out-of-towners spent 7.3 percent more money while visiting the Roanoke Valley in 2006, compared with 2005, according to a report from the Virginia Tourism Corp. The increase is an overall figure for Roanoke, Franklin and Botetourt counties, and the cities of Roanoke and Salem.

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