Tourism Matters

 

Tourism matters to Seattle Southside. As a region located near the Seattle-Tacoma International Airport, two major metropolitan areas and the transit corridor we see a lot of visitors; over 2 million guests stay in our hotels annually.

Hotels and meeting facilities, attractions, restaurants, cultural institutions, tour companies and transportation providers are among the local businesses greatly impacted by travel to Washington State. The tourism industry in King County employs more than 49,000 people, generates total direct visitor spending of $5.5 billion and generates $440 million in state and local tax revenue. Tourism touches the community in countless other ways.

Read more about the Why Tourism Matters campaign and learn how you can make a difference.

 

Upcoming Events

Breakfast with Cha!Cha! & the Easter Bunny at Rainforest Café Mar 28 - Apr 04, 2015. Hop into Rainforest Cafe for an eggstra-special breakfast with Cha! Cha! and the Easter Bunny!
Taste Washington! Grand Food & Wine Tasting Mar 28 - 29, 2015. Experience Seattle's Ultimate Wine & Food Weekend at CenturyLink Field & Event Center!

Recent Blog Posts

Seattle Southside’s Top Six Sunday Brunch Destinations Sunday Brunch is always a great treat whether you’re visiting from out of town, celebrating a mom...
Best Parks to Watch the Sunset Spring and summer are just around the corner, meaning more sun for the Pacific Northwest! It’s al...

Recent Tweets

#HappyHour @WestfieldSC! Enjoy 8 restaurants w/ great deals on drinks & more every day of the week! #Yum! http://t.co/mCYW20vleT
Stay caught up with your Seattle Southside updates and follow us on Instagram! https://t.co/8ceUu0B096
Seattle Southside’s Top 6 Sunday Brunch Destinations: http://t.co/VUDT2yX8RK