Effingham Convention and Visitors Bureau (CVB) plans to celebrate National Travel & Tourism Week in Effingham by saluting some of our local “Faces of Travel,” along with great giveaways at the Effingham Visitor Center.'
This year’s theme, “Faces of Travel,” shines a spotlight on the people that make up America’s travel industry. Across Effingham, travel employs a prosperous and diverse workforce, from hotel employees to restaurant, attraction and retail workers.
Travel and tourism is a $36.3 billion industry for Illinois, providing over 300,000 jobs and generating $2.7 billion in local tax revenue.
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