Hawaii site visitors to islands expended $seventeen.seventy five billion in 2019, an enhance of 1.four % compared to 2018, in accordance to preliminary yr-conclude data produced now by the Hawaii Tourism Authority. Customer paying involves lodging, interisland airfare, purchasing, meals, motor vehicle rental and other bills although in Hawaii.
Spending by site visitors produced $2.07 billion in state tax profits in 2019, an enhance of $28.5 million (+1.four%) from 2018. Moreover, 216,000 work statewide were supported by Hawaii’s tourism industry in 2019.
Tourism pounds from the Transient Lodging Tax
(TAT), which site visitors shell out when they remain in authorized