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Outdoor Recreation, chamber join forces to bolster tourism sector

August 08 2014 - 3:02 pm

According to the Utah Office of Outdoor Recreation, outdoor recreation contributes more than $5.8 billion to the state’s economy, employs more than 65,000 people and is the primary driver behind the $7.4 billion tourism industry. The chamber’s public policy guide indicates that the state has more than 200,000 direct jobs in the outdoor recreation, travel and tourism-related industries.