Economic Impact

Arizona’s warm weather and magnificent natural beauty made tourism the number one export industry in Arizona in 2022. 40.19 million people visited Arizona in 2022 who collectively spent $28.1 billion in the state. The money spent by visitors supports jobs and generates tax revenue. The $3.98 billion in 2022 tax revenue equals an annual tax savings of $878 for every Arizona household and supported 179,100 industry jobs.

Overnight Visitation

43.8 million

Total Overnight Visitation, 2022


$3.98 billion

Total Tax Revenue, 2022

Visitor Spending

$28.1 billion

Direct Travel Spending, 2022


179.1 thousand

Total Generated Employment, 2022

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Arizona Travel Impacts 2013-2022

Arizona Office of Tourism commissions an annual study to examine the economic impact of the travel industry in the state and presents the updated data at the annual Governor’s Conference on Tourism. The following reports detail the impact of the travel industry to the state and each of its five regions and fifteen counties. The second report presents the same information by legislative district.

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The Arizona Travel Impacts Interactive Dashboard

Click on the image below to access the Arizona Travel Impacts Interactive Tool for instant access to data on key indicators statewide, by region and by county, and allows you to download the information for your own analysis.