Cheatham County tourism up, travel expenditures increased 4.5% in 2015

Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam and Department of Tourist Development Commissioner Kevin Triplett today announced Tennessee tourism’s direct domestic and international travel expenditures reached an all-time high of $18.4 billion in 2015, up 3.7% over the previous year, as reported by the U.S. Travel Association.

Here in Cheatham County, Tennessee, we were pleased to see that the report showed that our county had a 4.5% increase in our tourism economic impact of travel, 21.6% higher than the state increase of 3.7%.

For more information on visiting Cheatham County, Ashland City, Pleasant View, Kingston Springs and Pegram  and our tourism information, visit the Cheatham County Chamber of Commerce website.

About Daryl Phillips, CEcD

I am a professional economic developer. I presently serve as Director of Economic & Community Development for the Cheatham County Joint Economic & Community Development Board. I am a member of International Economic Development Council, Southern Economic Development Council, International Association of Business Communicators, Tennessee Economic Development Council and International Council of Shopping Centers. I have earned the designation of Certified Economic Developer (CEcD) from International Economic Development Council (IEDC), the Economic Development Finance Professional (EDFP) certification from National Development Council and hold a Master of Business Administration from Tennessee Technological University.
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