22 Jul 2015 Best Performing Hotel & Tourism Economies: Nashville TN, Tampa Bay FL, Riverside CA are Fastest Growing Hotel Economies Among Tourism-Heavy Counties
New research shows that job growth in Hotel Accommodations in 2014 among the top 50 tourism-heavy counties in the US varied from a high of 6.8% growth in Davidson County, TN (Nashville) to -13.4% in Atlantic County, NJ (Atlantic City). The Accommodation sector includes Traveller Accommodations (hotels and motels) as well as RV Parks and Rooming and Boarding Houses.
Out of 50 counties with the largest Hotel sectors, Davidson County TN (Nashville) led growth, followed by Hillsborough County FL (Tampa Bay), Riverside County CA (Riverside), Pinellas County FL (Tampa), and Los Angeles County CA (Los Angeles).
Large counties that declined the most include Atlantic County NJ (Atlantic City), Tunica County MS (Memphis), Horry County SC (Myrtle Beach), Orange County CA (Los Angeles), and King County WA (Seattle).
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