This just in! Collier County saw a record number of tourists in 2015! I just saw the news on the Naples Daily News website and just had to share. Let’s hope for another record year in 2016!

Here are the stats:
– 1.8 million visitors stayed in hotels or vacation rentals (3.1% increase over 2014)
– 2.5 million room nights (1.3% increase over 2014)
– $1.95 billion economic boon from tourists (8% increase over 2014)
– 76.8% occupancy in hotels and vacation rentals
– Average daily rate for hotels/rentals $205.80
– 628,178 visitors to Collier County from Florida
– 350, 339 visitors to Collier County from Northeastern US
– 298,636 visitors to Collier County form Europe
(Source: Naples Daily News)

Read more about how 2015 was so great for tourism!

Record year for tourism in Collier County

Laura Layden
Naples Daily News

The numbers are in.
And it was another record year for tourism in Collier County.
The county saw more tourists come to town than ever in 2015…..