Tourist Spending Down In Western NC

Tourist Spending Down In Western NC

There are 5 comments on the Http story from Aug 16, 2009, titled Tourist Spending Down In Western NC. In it, Http reports that:

Visitors to western North Carolina spent less money last year, even as they increased spending elsewhere in the state.

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Orange Crush

Greenville, SC

#2 Aug 18, 2009
Huhhuh wrote:
*No way!!!* Are they actually hinting that Asheville is being hit by the recession!?
Not really. It sounds like they're spending in other parts of the state, just not Asheville.
Whitesnake Niner

Savannah, GA

#3 Aug 18, 2009
Orange Crush wrote:
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Not really. It sounds like they're spending in other parts of the state, just not Asheville.
The article says WNC, not Asheville. Spending was up slightly in Asheville, way down in the Harrah's casino areas.
Parsec Propaganda

Asheville, NC

#4 Aug 18, 2009
Dont tell this to the Chamber of Commerce and their self-proclaimed economic experts. They still think that western NC is surviving the recession unscathed.
Art Vandelay

Savannah, GA

#5 Aug 18, 2009
Parsec Propaganda wrote:
Dont tell this to the Chamber of Commerce and their self-proclaimed economic experts. They still think that western NC is surviving the recession unscathed.
Really? Says who? Source?
Art Vandelay

Savannah, GA

#7 Aug 18, 2009
Huhhuh wrote:
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You haven't been around long, have you?
I have. I demands facts, however.

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