➢ According to the Runyan Report from April 2018, it states that 1,640 jobs* in Albany County come from the Hospitality Industry. This represents 7 percent* of Albany County’s total private industry employment!
➢ Without the jobs generated by the travel industry here, the reported 2016 unemployment rate of 3 % would have been 10 percent in Albany County!
➢ Domestic and international travelers spent $158.3 million* in Albany County and contributed $3.4 million8 in sales taxes or 17 percent of all sales tax collections*!
➢ In 2017, Albany County welcomed 780,000* overnight visitors!