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Sporting events pump billions into Arizona economy

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by in Featured | Sports

If you build it, they will come. We did. And they have. Over the last decade, the Valley has added Arena, University of Phoenix Stadium, built new spring training facilities, upgraded old ones and visiting sports fans have responded by pumping billions of dollars annually into the economy. And when the Super Bowl returns… Read More →

Arizona Tourism Industry Has A Billion-Dollar Impact On Economy

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by in AZ Business Magazine | Economy | Travel

Economic engine: Arizona tourism industry packs an economic punch of $17.7 billion yearly Tourism is one of the largest industries in Arizona, but it isn’t just about hotels and golf courses. Its direct economic impact of $17.7 billion has helped keep the state afloat during some of its darkest economic days, and the ripple effect… Read More →