Working to fund state and local tourism
CCVC, WOT generating ideas to support tourism in Carbon County and Wyoming
January 8, 2020
Carbon County is large, diverse and has the most municipalities in one county in the state. The county also has a strong year round travel industry with outdoor activities for every season and a joint powers board that promotes tourism (see “Advocating for tourism” on page 6 of the January 1 edition of the Saratoga Sun).
The Carbon County Visitors Council (CCVC) is tasked with promoting Carbon County as a destination and is funded through a dedicated county wide lodging tax levied at two percent. The lodging tax is subject to voter referendum every four years.
The sales tax of six perce...