December 20, 2014

Orange County Tourism's Roller-Coaster Ride

Diane Sears | 1/1/2010
Orange County tourism Tax Revenues

A look at the tourism tax revenue collected in Orange County in the past 10 years gives a snapshot of the industry's roller-coaster ride during the recession, compared with fallout from Sept. 11, 2001.

Year Tourism Tax % Chg. from
Previous Year
1999
$99,201,334 1.8%
2000
108,195,860 9.1
2001
104,824,904 -3.1
2002
91,622,272 -12.6
2003
93,356,030 1.9
2004
111,016,595 18.9
2005
120,167,872 8.2
2006
129,899,324 8.1
2007
163,024,182 25.5
2008
168,159,461 3.2
2009 142,209,730 -15.4
Source: Orange County Comptroller's Office

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