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Hospitality and Tourism
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You know you’re in the middle of tourism season when the streets are filled with sweaty people taking photos through wrought iron gates. We love that kind of activity because, despite nature’s best attempts to remind people that the South was why air conditioning was invented, they continue to enjoy our beautiful garden spot by the sea, leaving a trail of disposable income in their wake.

The S.C. Department of Parks, Recreation and Tourism recently outlined the economic impact of the tourism economy on the state’s counties, including some detailed economic data. If you’re wondering why you put up with people wandering across thoroughfares and getting lost, this is why.

 

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