MAP Dashboard – Leisure and Hospitality Bounces Back


Leisure & Hospitality Feature Article.fwTourism is an important part of the Tucson economy. It generates jobs, income, and recreational opportunities for local residents by drawing visitors from around the U.S. and around the world. The leisure and hospitality sector is a key component of the tourism industry and it has been a bright spot for Pima County’s economy since the end of the Great Recession. The leisure and hospitality sector has replaced all of the jobs lost during the downturn plus added an additional 37.5%. The overall increase in leisure and hospitality employment since the downturn was primarily driven by gains in accommodation and food services, which suggests improvement in local tourism activity. For more information and to learn more visit Making Action Possible (MAP)