A variety of data and research reports of interest to the tourism industry are available. This information includes survey results, data from the Minnesota Department of Revenue, and reports from research firms and the University of Minnesota Tourism Center. Sales tax information for key tourism industries and employment reports for the leisure and hospitality sector all provide indications of the positive economic impact of the tourism industry.
This information can be valuable in conveying the benefits of the tourism economy to officials and policymakers throughout the state. Some economic impact data is provided by county and region.