Calvert County Sees Boost in Tourism

According to a recent report by the Maryland Office of Tourism Development, Calvert County saw an increase in tourist in 2015.

As reported by Calvert County:

A study on the impact of tourism, released in December by the Maryland Office of Tourism Development, shows a whopping 8.8 percent increase in visitors to the county in 2015. In addition, Calvert County tourism industry sales grew by 8 percent to nearly $147 million, while tourism employment, labor income and tax receipts all posted gains.

Nearly 1,300 people are directly employed through the Calvert County tourism sector, representing $38 million in labor income. Tourism tax receipts in 2015 – including federal, state, local and hotel taxes – totaled $37.7 million, an increase of nearly 8.3 percent over 2014.

Visit the Calvert County website for more information.