Visit Spokane is the official destination marketing organization for Spokane County and its jurisdictions. As the primary programmatic arm for travel and tourism promotion for the region, Visit Spokane leads Spokane’s tourism industry to work together to generate visitor spending by developing and implementing comprehensive destination marketing and sales programs. Visit Spokane is a self-governing, private not-for-profit corporation with a Board of Directors, some of whom are elected by dues paying members and some who are appointed by funding partners.
With funding from dedicated lodging taxes, the Tourism Promotion Area (TPA) and private dues and advertising investments, Visit Spokane has a current operating budget of $4.6 million.
It is our pleasure to report 2017 was a solid year for travel to the Spokane region. Visit Spokane’s promotional efforts successfully inspired individuals and groups to visit, discover, enjoy, learn, and fall in love with our community. Visitor spending in 2017 was up 6.1% from 2016, and total spending on travel in Spokane was $1.3 Billion. Hotel occupancy and revenue per-room-sold grew in 2017. These travel indicators are good news for regional prosperity, and we appreciate the warmth and genuine welcome visitors receive while visiting. To view the complete Visit Spokane 2017 Annual Report click here.