With restrictions easing, the tourists are coming
May 27, 2020
With energy and ag experiencing tough times, this was the year that tourism was going to help the Wyoming economy soar.
And then came the COVID-19 pandemic.
For the first time in our lifetimes, the whole world shut down.
Wyoming is a destination reached mainly by auto and camper. With national gasoline prices hitting historic lows, it could have been assumed that we would get far more than our usual 9 million visitors per year and maybe even set new tourism records.
Tourism is a powerful force. People today feel their vacation trips are an entitlement. And Wyoming is a place they want to go...