Seattle tourism is booming

Mar 3, 2020
Written by wpengine
Seattle is attracting tourists at record levels, according to Visit Seattle, the destination marketing organization for the region.
Tourists to Seattle and King County in 2019 set a 10th consecutive annual record in the number of visitors and money spent. A total of 41.9 million visitors spent $8.1 billion here last year, much of it with retailers of many stripes.
The volume of travelers also boosted tourism-related jobs by 2.4%, to 80,317 last year.