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Meeting Date: 04/22/2015  

SUBJECT MATTER:
Receive, consider and act upon a proclamation for Travel & Tourism Week;
FISCAL IMPACT:
BACKGROUND:
National Travel and Tourism Week is scheduled for May 2-10, 2015. Travel and Tourism is important to the state of Texas and The Woodlands.
 
The Woodlands generated $46 million in sales tax and $6.7 million in hotel tax in 2014 which helps reduce dependency on property tax;
  • Tourism is a $2 billion business in Montgomery County with 80 percent of that taking place in The Woodlands;
  • 78 percent of shoppers at Market Street and The Woodlands Mall come from outside of The Woodlands;
 
Attached is a Proclamation regarding the Travel & Tourism Week in The Woodlands.
 
The Woodlands CVB team has developed a Travel & Tourism Week social engagement campaign that will have visitors, residents and merchants show off what “Travel is…” in The Woodlands. Each day a prize will be awarded with a final grand prize at the end of the week.

 
RECOMMENDATION:
Approve the Proclamation regarding Travel & Tourism Week.
Attachments
Proclamation


    

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