Tourism for Shreveport-Bossier is big business. The economic power of tourism fuels hotels, restaurants, attractions, retail shops, event venues, gas stations, printing companies and more. The benefits of tourism greatly improve our community’s quality of life, provide tax savings and expand the job base. Here are some quick facts about tourism in Shreveport-Bossier, Caddo and Bossier Parishes:
Shreveport-Bossier has four Southeast Tourism Society Top 20 Events
Shreveport-Bossier has two American Bus Association Top 100 Events
Visitors spent $906 million in Caddo and Bossier Parishes in 2013, an increase of three percent from the previous year. Those same visitors left behind $60 million in state and local taxes, an increase of five percent from the previous year.