Visitor Spending to Top $1.3 Million in June

May 29, 2015|

Visitors to Augusta are expected to spend $1,339,815 during the month of June, according to numbers released by the Augusta Convention & Visitors Bureau (CVB) and the Augusta Sports Council (ASC).

The top-drawing attractions figure to be the PQ Sports AAU basketball summer championship, June 19-21, at $379,000; the Georgia State Golf Association’s Junior Championship, June 20-25, at $288,000; and Augusta Pride, June 26-28, $121,300.

Direct visitor spending is calculated based on research commissioned by both the Georgia Department of Economic Development and Destination Marketing Association International in conjunction with globally recognized research vendors, the US Travel Association and Tourism Economics. Tourism Economics, a partner company of Oxford Economics, created the industry standard in event economic impact analysis using localized metrics that are updated annually.

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