Tourists flock to Northland hostels

Tourists flock to Northland hostels

While travel changed worldwide in 2020, summer and fall tourism in Duluth and along the North Shore was relatively successful. “While many months of 2020 saw absolutely devastating tax collection numbers, our summer was quite busy and that’s where we made up some ground,” said Maarja Hewitt, media communications manager for Visit Duluth. According to the most recent tourism tax data from Visit Duluth, which includes taxes from January through November 2020, tax collections are down 28.5% — from $11,479,112 in 2019 to $7,910,275 in 2020. Hewitt said the Bentleyville Tour of Lights and Spirit Mountain have also been popular …
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