100 Million People Traveled In Tennessee During 2014

tennessee flagFor the first time in history, Tennessee travel has exceeded 100 million domestic person stays. That’s according to the Tennessee Department of Tourist Development. Tourism results for 2014 confirm a record-breaking year for Tennessee tourism.
Total travel to Tennessee for 2014 was 101.3 million, up from 96.4 million in 2013, an increase of 5.1 percent. This was higher than the national growth of 4.4 percent.
Increases in visitor volume translate into increases in Tennessee revenues. Preliminary numbers for 2014 economic impact results project nearly $18 billion in direct travel expenditures. This is an estimated increase of $1.3 billion over the previous year.