Lane County tourism still sliding

Despite a softer drop rate, tourism still fell 12% in September compared to last year.

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While Lane County’s tourism drop appears to be leveling off, business isn’t expected to improve until 2011.

A total of $654,345 in room taxes was collected in Lane County in September, 12 percent less than a year ago. This was still an improvement compared with August, when tourism revenues fell 29 percent compared with the previous year.

Room tax revenues fell in Eugene, Springfield and Florence in September, rising only in Cottage Grove.

Read the story at The Register-Guard.

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