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On the road again: summer travel resumes in big way | Local News

The unofficial start of summer is off to a roaring start this Memorial Day weekend, despite rising travel costs and COVID-19 concerns. “We’re going to have 1.2 million more people traveling,” said Jim Garrity, director of public affairs for AAA. “It’s almost 7% more than last year. Consumers are ready to travel again, especially those …

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Tourism revenue from hotel occupancy tax rebounds in Washington, Greene | Local News

Revenue from the hotel occupancy tax in Washington and Greene counties rebounded last year after pandemic-related shutdowns were lifted, but the figures still have not returned to the same levels as they were before COVID-19 took hold in the region. The 5% occupancy tax on all hotel stays helps to fund tourism promotions in both …

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