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Columbus, Ohio: A Burgeoning Hotspot For Leisure And Business Travelers

Four factors have helped Columbus’ travel economy thrive

Columbus, Ohio is rapidly gaining momentum as a burgeoning hotspot for both leisure and business travelers. The 2023 State of the Visitor Industry: Mid-year Report, released by Experience Columbus and the Greater Columbus Sports Commission, highlights the city's robust tourism performance with 49.6 million trips generating $6.6 billion in revenue and supporting 75,000 jobs.

According to Brian Ross, President & CEO of Experience Columbus, there are four factors that have helped Columbus’ travel economy thrive.

"First, Columbus has so much to offer leisure visitors coming to explore our vibrant neighborhoods, visit our top-rated attractions and attend our signature annual events," Ross said. "Strategic public-private development projects such as the Scioto Mile, which brought more than 175 acres of lush parkland to the heart of downtown along the Scioto River, brought new ways for visitors to enjoy our downtown."

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