The September Maryland Tourism Monitor is Here
Hospitality and tourism jobs have shown a 2.8 percent increase year-over-year to 295,100 fulltime and fulltime-equivalent positions. OTD outreach continues to show growth with a 24.3 percent rise in social media followers, growth of 15.9 percent in welcome center visitation, and an 18.1 percent increase in digital referrals to industry partners. This reflects an overall increase of 3.7 percent in all tourism taxes, exceeding the state average of 1 percent. For the full September Maryland Tourism Monitor, follow this link.